Assistant Coach - Varsity Track & Field

Athletics San Jose, CA


Preferred Qualifications

● 2 to 3 years of High School or Club Track & Field coaching experience required
● High school diploma or equivalent (Bachelor's degree preferred)
● Valid CA license (Class C) and current insurance coverage
● Safe driving record (will be ask to provide a DMV report)

Knowledge/skills required/abilities:

● Ability to follow and uphold the policies and mission statement of KIPP San Jose Collegiate.
● All school coaches should be familiar with the rules and regulations of the sports they are
assigned to coach  
● Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with faculty, staff, administrators,
students, parents, and community members
● Ability to manage a class in a professional manner
● Flexible, reliable, punctual, professional and has an enthusiastic approach
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills; able to communicate effectively via email and
● Access to reliable transportation throughout the Bay Area.
● Ability to work independently and within a small team
● Ability to coach athletes of different skill levels  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

● Plan, organize, and direct the particular and assigned team.
● Instruct and demonstrate skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team
● Ensure that team rules and regulations regarding conduct and eligibility of the athletes are
clearly communicated and followed.
● Plan, organize, advertise, and conduct tryouts for the particular sports program; inform the
Athletic Department and participants of final selections. Maintain the integrity of the selection
● Consult with the Athletic Director regarding any off-season training programs including
scheduling dates for summer camps/practices, uniform fitting, pre-post tryout informational
parent meetings.  
● Create a safe environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and
emotional development of students.
● Supervise athletes at all times during practices, transport to games, games and until athletes
have been picked up by guardians, or make arrangements to ride public transportation.
● Model good sportsmanship behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards the opposing
team, fans, parents, officials, spectators and community.  
  • Complete required safety training for basic first aid and injury prevention available through SafeSchools and NFHS Learn, including, but not limited to:
● Annually - mandated reporter, bloodborne pathogens, concussion in sports,
sudden cardiac arrest, heat illness prevention  
● Every Two Years - CPR and First Aid:  
  • At time of hire - Fundamentals of Coaching or certificate of completion in a previous
    sports season

Physical, Mental and Environmental Demands

Ability to navigate office and school campuses, and hold meetings in different spaces. Traditionally,
much of the day involves sitting. Ability to access and utilize technology. Occasional lifting/carrying
of equipment 20-40 lbs.

Stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and generate
alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, read, calculate, perform
routine math problems, memorize and recall objects and people.

Gym or field environment will usually contain both participants and spectators. Frequent travel
(50%-70%) to gyms and fields throughout the Bay Area. Location of gyms and fields in San Jose will vary. In an emergency context (e.g., pandemic), the season may be postponed or canceled.
Adhere to KIPP’s health and safety guidelines as outlined by the CDC, CDE, and public health
agencies’ recommendations.

Seasonal, Part-time, non-exempt hourly position that is based on a school calendar and time-off

About KIPP Public Schools Northern California
We are a thriving nonprofit network of 21 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 7,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City, and Stockton. 79% qualify for free or reduced price lunch, 23% are multilingual learners, and 10% have special needs. We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.

$17.55 an hour for an expected 148 hour season.

How to Apply
Please submit a resume by clicking apply on this page.

Questions? Email [email protected]