Middle School Head Boys Track Coach - Argentine
Company: Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 3, 2021
TITLE: Middle School Head Boys Track Coach
LOCATION: Argentine Middle School
The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) is a nationally
recognized urban school district that serves approximately 23,000
students. With a Head Start program, three preschools, 29
elementary schools, 7 middle schools, and 5 college and career
academies/high schools, the district serves a wonderfully diverse
mixture of students. A remarkable 62 different languages are spoken
in the homes of our students and 51% of our students are Latino and
29% are African American. To serve our students, the district
employs approximately 4,000 staff, including more than 1,600
We are in the process of opening two new elementary and one middle
school. Sumner Academy is the #1 Rated High School in Kansas from
the US News and World Report. The vision of the Kansas City, Kansas
Public Schools is to be one of the Top 10 School Districts in the
Nation. Our goal is that "Each student will exit high school
prepared for college and careers in a global society, and at every
level, performance is on track and on time for success." To help
our students achieve this goal, the district is implementing a
district-wide initiative called Diploma+.
JOB GOAL: Responsible for all levels and all phases of his or her
sport. Particular duties may be assigned to assistants, but the
head coach is responsible for things getting done correctly and on
* Enforce all rules of the Kansas State High School Activities
* Supervise student athletes during all facets of participation
(Examples - competition travel, meetings, practices, etc.) for the
purpose of ensuring activities are conducted in an environment with
minimal risk of injury to the participant and that the scope of
those activities is in keeping with the USD 500 Board of Education
mission and policies.
* Maintain a variety of records for the purpose of complying with
district, athletic conference, state and KSHSAA requirements.
(Examples: required forms such as the pre-participation physical
exam, concussion form, insurance waiver and medical release,
activity consent forms, tryout/participation agreement forms,
emergency contact information, schedules, equipment inventory,
game/student athlete statistics, accurate squad roster, etc.)
* Verify that no candidate is issued equipment or allowed to
practice until he/she has completed a KSHSAA pre-participation
physical exam, completed a concussion form, provided signed
insurance waiver and medical release and provided
tryout/participation agreement forms. Ensure all transfer students
have met the KSHSAA eligibility requirements prior to
participation. Ensure all participating students have purchased the
required activity ticket.
* Implements practice schedules and other schedules (examples:
usage of facilities and equipment, staff assignments, etc.) follow
all school and district policies for scheduling facilities for
practice, and submit practice schedules to administration and
office staff for the purpose of ensuring efficient program
* Supervise practice sessions and maintain security of the locker
* Report all injuries of participants to proper school officials.
Follow injury reporting policy as outlined in coach's handbook and
pursuant to Board of Education policy.
* Support and follow all athletic trainers assigned to
practices/contests and the recommendations from the trainers with
regards to student safety, injury and participation.
* Support and conform to established decisions and policy decisions
of a general nature that are in keeping with the established
policies and procedures of the school and of USD 500.
* Organize a system for uniform and equipment checkout, maintain an
accurate inventory of all equipment, enforce rules regarding care
of equipment, and ensure that all students are accountable at the
conclusion of each season.
* Inform administration of equipment needs to maintain safety and
performance of student athletes.
* Maintain records of evaluation procedures used in the selection
process and assess student athletes for the purpose of providing
feedback to students on their individual performance and/or
determining team placement
* Conducts and attends a variety of supporting activities for
assigned sport (ex. - league meetings, pre/post season coaches
meetings, parent orientations, recognition events, banquets, etc.)
for the purpose of providing information regarding the program
and/or recognizing participants' accomplishments
* Develops team and individual practice regimes for student
athletes (ex. - strength, speed, agility, nutrition, injury
prevention, etc.) for the purpose of enhancing and improving their
* Evaluates facility and/or playing field for potential hazards,
inadequate equipment, etc. for the purpose of implementing and/or
assisting in making modifications or recommendations that would
reduce the risk of injury.
* Oversee coaching personnel and student managers for the purpose
of providing direction and monitoring activities.
* Guides coaching personnel, as may be appropriate, in
instructional techniques, organization of practices, supervision
guidelines and responsibilities, etc. for the purpose of providing
guidance and mentoring.
* Assign duties to coaching personnel and prepare a written
evaluation for each coach at the conclusion of the season
* Advise coaching personnel, parents and athletes of expectations
of good sportsmanship. Make certain that coaching staff, parents
and athletes know the importance of KSHSAA Rule 52.
* Monitors student athlete academic eligibility for the purpose of
complying with both the KSHSAA requirements as well as the USD 500
Board of Education policy on eligibility. Provide appropriate
intervention (ex. - counseling, tutoring, etc.) to students
identified as needing assistance to maintain their academic
* High School Only - Report all team scores to the appropriate
media outlets for distribution and prepare other public information
releases as needed.
* Other duties as assigned by the Building Principal and/or
* Certified teacher or qualify for Rule 10 certification through
the Kansas State High Schoo Activities Association.
* Succsesful completion of a criminal background check.
* Current certification in CPR and AED
Speak clearly and concisely in written and oral form. Maintain
communication with all constituents including district staff.
Utilize existing technology effectively in the performance of
duties. Organize work efficiently in order to support the mission
and vision of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal
with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only
limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general
business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures,
or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business
correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from internal and external sources.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The noise
level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard
acceptable level for this environment. Coach is directly
responsible for students' safety, work output and well-being.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in the work environment is
usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with all constituents including
district staff. Ability to maintain professionalism and respond
appropriately in all situations.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Varies by Sport
RATE OF PAY: Based on the KCKPS Supplemental Pay Schedule
FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT
REPORT TO: Athletic Director or Building Administrator
EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in
accordance with the provisions of the Board's policy.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an
exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. The
individual currently holding this position performs additional
duties and additional duties may be assigned.
Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. KCKPS does not discriminate on the basis of race,
religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other
factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and
activities as required by all applicable laws and regulations.
This job description has been approved by all levels of
Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of
the requirements, essential functions and duties of the
Employee _____________________________ Date ____________
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