Τίτλος Θέσης Εργασίας:
Head Volleyball Coach
Summary: To help each participating student achieve a high level of skill, in appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned.)
- Provide leadership and instruction to participants in the skills necessary for achievement in specific sport.
- Organize, develop and implement the sport program including game preparation and practice schedules.
- Oversee the safety conditions of the facilities or area in which the sport is conducted at all times that students are present.
- Enforce discipline and sportsmanlike behavior at all times, and establish and oversee consequences for breach of such standards by individual students.
- Maintain competency in rules, rule interpretations; meet procedures, coaching techniques and general information about all aspects of the sport.
- Establish performance criteria for participation in interscholastic competition in the specific sport and is consistent in establishing criteria for participation for competition.
- Select and supervise assigned coaching staff in cooperation with administration.
- Adhere to a highly efficient and technically sound program of injury prevention and follow up.
- Work closely with Athletic Director in scheduling interscholastic contests.
- Analyze game statistics and tactical data of opponents and prepare game plans accordingly.
- Research, study, evaluate and implement innovations/best practices in the sport's strategy and equipment.
- Recommend purchase of equipment, supplies and uniforms.
- Maintain necessary attendance forms, insurance records, participant handbook, and similar paperwork.
- Responsible for and account for all equipment.
- Develop a consistent and positive public communications procedure through the school and media to inform the parents and the general public about the athletic program.
- Maintain and report, as directed, accurate statistics, record and results of the season.
- Recruit student athletes.
- Coordinate/supervise recognition and motivational programs for student athletes.
1. Professional development (Takes responsibility for own development and learning. Encourages and develops practices for continuous improvements in coaching processes and systems. Continually learns from personal experience; actively seeks opportunities for learning and self-development; requests feedback and welcomes advice when it is offered.)
2. Leadership / Vision (Principled; Provides Leadership and displays integrity. Establishes and achieves goals while keeping in mind the best interests of those involved (staff, students, public). Influences others to strive toward program goals and objectives; provides environment for self-motivation and teamwork. Demonstrates strict personal honesty.)
3. Motivation / Self-Management (Strives to achieve. Perseveres. Demonstrates adaptability. Commits self and others to accomplish challenging objectives. Recovers quickly when progress is stalled by obstacles or adversity.)
4. Problem Solving / Independent Judgment (Effectively analyzes and solves problems. Makes high quality decisions in a timely manner. Self-reliant capacities to perceive, discern, or make reasonable decisions. Willing and able to exercise sound judgment. Breaks down complex problems into component parts and develops solutions in a logical/scientific systematic way. Develops, analyzes, selects, implements and evaluates optimum courses of action. Takes responsible actions and is accountable.)
5. Teamwork / Collaboration (Works well on a team. Demonstrates commitment to shared team goals. Builds relationships. Collaborates and cooperates in order to achieve group objectives. Listens, responds, and expresses disagreement constructively. Encourages all team members to contribute their ideas and skills. Shares own expertise with others. Fosters alliances with others as valuable resources; seeks and understands other people's viewpoints.)
6. Professional / Conflict Resolution (Positive approach. Recognizes, mediates and resolves conflicting people, priorities and resources. Displays professional and positive manner with students, families, coaching staff, volunteers, co-workers and administration. Ensures that conflicts are resolved in a professional manner and recognizes when to request additional resources to help resolve the situation.)
7. Communication (Communicates effectively both verbally and in written forms. Communicates up, down and across the organization and maintains constructive working relationships. Listens to others. Speaks clearly and concisely; expresses thoughts and ideas easily in groups and in one to one conversations. Conveys information (written/verbal) and ideas accurately and clearly. Provides input/feedback in a timely, direct and candid manner. Shows interest in what others have to say; listens well in a group to enhance understanding and quality of participation.)
8. Quality (Projects a genuine concern for quality. Work is accurate, thorough and well organized. Uses time wisely. Encourages and develops practices for continuous improvement in coaching processes and systems; demonstrates and fosters creativity and technical excellence. )
9. Initiative / Dependability (Identifies what needs to be done. Takes action prior to being asked or before the situation requires it. Does more than what is normally required in coaching situations. Resourceful and follows direction.)
10. Establishing Focus (Ability to develop and communicate goals in support of District vision / mission. Acts to align coaching program goals with the strategic direction of the district. Ensures students, coaching staff and volunteers understand and identify with the District vision/mission. Regularly communicates how coaching staff and volunteer performance relates to the District vision/mission.)
11. Empowering Others (Ability to convey confidence in students', coaching staff and volunteers' ability to be successful and develop a sense of ownership in performance and projects. Encourages team to set their own goals consistent with the District vision/mission and objectives.)
Supervise students, assigned assistants and volunteers of the specific sport program.
Minimum Education and/or Experience:
B.A. degree with a major or minor in physical education or equivalent hours and courses in coaching theory is preferred.
Valid Iowa teaching license preferred.
Experience in physical education, coaching, first-aid, CPR and sports medicine preferred.
Licensure or Certification:
Iowa Department of Education coaching endorsement issued pursuant to Chapter 260 Code of Iowa or Iowa Department of Education Coaching Authorization.