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Head Coach- Track & Field

Company: Navajo Preparatory School Inc
Location: Farmington
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPURPOSE OF POSITIONTo coordinate all aspects of the assigned interscholastic sport and to work cooperatively with all personnel in maintaining a quality program within the policy framework of Navajo Preparatory School, Inc. Assist each participating student achieve a high level of skill, an appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem; establish a sense of worth and competence, self-discipline, recreational enrichment, as well as the principles of fair play and leadership. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Prefer certified teacher (NPS, Inc. staff given preference).
  • New Mexico coaching license required for the sport involved.
  • Experience and/or education in the athletic activity that is being supervised.
  • Administrative decision-making, scheduling, and exhibit expertise in interscholastic athletic activities.
  • Must be willing to be a specialist.
  • Must have CPR/First Aid; Blood Borne Pathogen Trainings with Certification of completion.
  • Must be willing to devote a large amount of time to students and the sport involved.
  • Must be sensitive, firm, insightful, adaptable, consistent and flexible.
  • A strong emphasis is placed on all forms of human relations and communication skills oral, nonverbal, and written.
  • Ability to speak Navajo is required.
  • A valid driver's license with a safe driving record. Navajo/Indian preference: Consideration for employment will be given to Navajo, American Indian or Alaskan Tribal member with the required documentation including the necessary qualifications to meet the minimum requirements of the position. The Navajo/Indian preference law shall apply in all aspects of the position. EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION The position is paid at a coaching salary rate and payable in two (2) installments during the term of the supplemental contract. Note: Notwithstanding the above, this position is subject to possible furlough, or reduction in force under NPS, Inc. Personnel Policies; due to unforeseen reductions in program funding that requires such general program changes. SUPERVISORPrimary: Athletic Director RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
    • Support and efficiently carries out responsibilities in accordance with Navajo Preparatory School Board, Inc. (NPS) Policies and Procedures.
    • Represents NPS in a manner reflecting professionalism and which enhances community understanding of the program.
    • Secures and protects the confidentiality of NPS, Inc. student and staff personnel information.
    • Takes a leadership role in the development of the athletic program that coordinates with the academic and residential programs.
    • Uses sound and acceptable coaching techniques in all phases of the program.
    • Develops and delegates specific job tasks for assistants.
    • Develops and adheres to an efficient and technically sound conditioning and injury prevention and treatment program.
    • Develops in conjunction with the Dean of Student Life/Athletic Director a sound system for equipment accountability.
    • Strive to build good sportsmanship among players, coaches, and fans.
    • Adheres to all School policies and procedures regarding the athletic program.
    • Models good sportsmanship and enforces sportsmanlike behavior among the players at all times.
    • Coaches individual participants in the fundamental and advanced skills necessary to develop their full potential in the sport involved.
    • Demonstrates ability to motivate the team and individual players.
    • Commands respect of the players.
    • Instills a positive attitude towards self, team, staff, parents, and sport on the part of individual players.
      • Must have Blood Borne Pathogen Training, CPR/First Aid Training with a Certificate of completion and renewed annually is required.
        • Communicates personal and program expectations to team and to individual players.
        • Supervises and evaluates the job performance of the assistant coach.
        • Coach's individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport involved.
        • Plans, schedule, coordinate and a safe regular program of practice sessions during the course of the season.
        • Works closely with the Athletic Director in scheduling interscholastic contests.
        • Recommends purchase of equipment, supplies, and uniforms when necessary.
        • Oversees the safety conditions of the facility or area in which assigned sport is conducted at all times that students are present.
        • Required to attend 1 coaching clinic per year
        • You must organize 2 fundraisers per season.
        • Establishes performance criteria for eligibility in interscholastic competition for the sport involved.
        • Follows proper procedures in handling discipline problems.
        • Cooperate with maintenance staff, transportation staff, and others who are involved in supporting the athletic program.
        • Arranges for contracts with appropriate college recruiters for players.
        • Demonstrates a positive attitude towards and enthusiasm for coaching assignment.
        • Attend all practices beginning the first day to the end of the season along with being available for all staff meetings and scouting assignments.
        • Attends clinics, workshops, and professional organization as related to coaching area.
        • Makes an effort to improve coaching strategies and techniques.
        • Complete and return a Coach's Annual Report form to the Athletic Director within two weeks after the last seasoned contest.
          • Must have Blood Borne Pathogen Training, CPR/First Aid Training with a Certificate of completion and renewed annually is required.
            • Complete all requirements mandated by the State and National organizations.
            • Enforces discipline and sportsmanship behavior at all times, and establishes and oversees penalties for breach of such standards by individual students.
            • Relate and interacts with colleagues, supervisors, other school staff, students, parents, and community members in a professional and courteous manner.
              • Commit to a growth plan that relates to the scope of services provide to the School.
                • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by supervisor. EVALUATIONWill be evaluated in accordance with the Navajo Preparatory School Board, Inc. policies and procedures.

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Keywords: Navajo Preparatory School Inc, Farmington , Head Coach- Track & Field, Education / Teaching , Farmington, New Mexico

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