Varsity Cross Country Assistant Coach, San Jose
Sports assistant coach in varsity/JV high school level of play. Please note that this position is contingent on the county's regulations and restrictions on sports during the pandemic.
- Playing/coaching/ game experience in the respective sport
- At least a high school diploma
- Must be at least 21 in order to drive students
- Possesses and maintains a moral character that’s in congruence with the expectations of KIPP Public Schools Northern California
- Possesses all qualifications and criteria established by KIPP Public Schools Northern California for coaches, supervisors, and directors of student activity programs
- Possesses good knowledge of the sport assigned, including but not limited to knowledge of training and conditioning techniques and the ability to diagnose player deficiencies and prescribe corrective activities
- Possesses a good ability to communicate with parents and students
- Possesses the ability to address situations dealing with blood, bodily fluids, and tissue
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Help manage and supervise the varsity Cross Country Assistant Coach Team from grades 9 through 12
- Carry out designated tasks assigned by head coaches (with the approval of the Athletic Director)
- Supervise students at all times from the time practice or the activity starts until the designated activity ends
- Help ensure the proper completion of physical examinations and all forms relating to the examinations and emergency medical authorization before a student participates in any tryout, practice, scrimmage, or game
- Complete all required NFHS and First Aid/CPR certifications required by the PSAL and CIF
- Attend seasonal informational meeting regarding your sport
- Enforce all academic requirements set forth by CIF, PSAL, and KSJC
- Show respect for officials, the press, opposing coaches, visiting teams, parents, fans, students, athletes, fellow coaches, and teachers
- Be a leader among young student-athletes as an athletic coach and/or teacher
- Be responsible for the security of all facilities used by the team and coaching staff when custodians are not on duty
- Help arrange transportation as needed for all away contests
- Help facilitate team fundraising for a specific amount of money each year (Will not exceed $2,000 as a team)
- Perform any other duties or responsibilities related to the coaching position as needed or directed by the Principal and/or Athletic Director
Establish an environment in which athletes can gain self-esteem and develop a positive self-image:
- Help plan a Senior Night at the last home contest of each year
- Help set up of all Pack Night and Senior Night audio and/or other equipment
- Demonstrate an interest in the classroom efforts of athletes
- Provide leadership that promotes positive attitudes and good sportsmanship
- Work with athletes in a fair, understanding, tolerant, sympathetic, and patient manner
- Promote school and community interest in the sport by:
- Attend a pre-season parent meeting
- Maintaining a pleasant, workable relationship with league officials, tournament officials, and news media
- Encouraging team members to attend other games, dances, school plays, etc.
- Notify all members of the team of all policies, procedures, and training rules as they pertain to the team
- Be responsible for the conduct of student-athletes and other involved students at all times (practices, games, bus rides, other schools, etc.)
Establish winning teams within the bounds of good sportsmanship:
- Develop teamwork, morale, sportsmanship, courtesy, fair play, academic excellence, and strict adherence to the rules of training and conduct
- Promote the attitude among athletes and coaches that winning is important but is secondary to good sportsmanship and the overall welfare of the athlete
Part-time, non-exempt position
About KIPP Public Schools Northern California
We are a thriving nonprofit network of 15 free, public charter schools open to all students. At KIPP, we believe all children should grow up free to create the future they want for themselves and that schools can and should be a critical factor in making that vision a reality. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.
Our student community consists of over 6,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City. 79% qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, 23% are English language learners, and 10% have special needs. We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.
We are dedicated to you and your family's well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits.
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