West Burlington Independent School District Head Junior High Baseball Coach in West Burlington, Iowa
Head Junior High Baseball Coach JobID: 588
West Burlington Junior/Senior High
Description:The West Burlington Independent School District is seeking a Head Junior High Baseball Coach for the 2023-2024 school year. Required Information:
Application Procedure:Apply Online JOB GOAL: To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the coach must instruct and demonstrate behaviors that lead to socially acceptable character development, self discipline, self confidence, and pride of accomplishment in the student athletes. To upgrade his/her knowledge and skills through coaching clinics, observations, consultation, etc. GENERAL:1. The success of athletic programs has a strong influence on the community's image of the entire system. The public exposure is a considerable responsibility and community/parent pressure for winning performance is taxing, but must not override the objectives of good sportsmanship and good mental health. 2. The position includes other unusual aspect such as extended time, risk injury factor and due process predicaments. 3. It is the express intent of this job description to give sufficient guidance to function. In cases not specifically covered, it shall be assumed that a coach shall exercise common sense and good judgment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Has a thorough knowledge of all the athletic policies approved by the West Burlington Independent Schools' Board of Education and is responsible for their implementation by the entire staff of the sports program. 2. Has knowledge of existing system, state and league regulations; implements same consistently.3. Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all requests or grievances through proper channels. Is aware of all public/staff/departmental meetings that require attendance. STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES: 4. Serves as a mentor to each athlete to promote the development and demonstration in student athletes the character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. 5. By his/her presence at all practices games and while traveling, provides assistance, guidance and safeguards for each participant. FINANCE AND EQUIPMENT: 6. Properly marks and identifies all equipment before issuing or storing. 7. Monitors equipment rooms and coaches' offices, authorizes who may enter, issue or requisition equipment. 8. Permits the athletes to only be in authorized areas of the building at the appropriate times. 9. Examines locker rooms before and after practices and games, checking on general cleanliness of the facility. Responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of specific sport equipment. 10. Secures all doors, lights, windows and locks before leaving building if custodians are not on duty. 11. Instills in each player a respect for equipment and school property, its care and proper use. PUBLIC RELATIONS: 12. Organizes parents, coaches, players and guests for preseason meetings. 13. Promotes the sport within the school through recruiting athletes who are not in another sports program and promotes the sport outside the school through news media, little league programs, or in any other feasible manner. 14. Responsible for the quality, effectiveness and validity of any oral or written release to local media. 15. Responsible for maintaining good public relations with news media, booster club, parents, officials, volunteers and fans.