May 11, 2020

Head Track Coach-Middle School

  • TrulyHired
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Part-time Athletics & Activities

Job Description

Job Title: Head Track Coach

Department: Athletics

Reports To: Coach/Director, Athletics/Activity

SUMMARY: To help each participant student achieve a high level of skill, an appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem.


  • Coach individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport involved.
  • Oversees the safety conditions of the facility or area in which assigned sport is conducted at all times that students are present.
  • Maintains accurate statistics, records and results of the season.
  • Enforces discipline and sportsmanlike behavior at all times, and establishes and oversees penalties for breach of such standards by individual students.
  • Maintains competency in rules, rule interpretations, meet procedures, coaching techniques and general information about all aspects of the sport.
  • Establishes performance criteria for eligibility in interscholastic competition in this sport and is consistent in establishing criteria for eligibility in competition.
  • Maintains necessary attendance forms, insurance records and similar paperwork.
  • Takes care of equipment in a responsible manner.
  • Regular and dependable attendance.

  • Minimum of 60 college credit hours

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises students of particular programs.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students or parents.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area and circumference.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Exhibit qualities of leadership and organizational ability and reflect a spirit of cooperation in working with staff and school administration. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in a specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board policies.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and stand. Occasionally the employee will sit and/or run. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the trunk while performing the duties of this job. The employee will frequently squat, stoop, kneel, reach above the head, reach forward and repeat the same hand motion many times while performing the duties of the job.

The specific vision requirements of the job include good depth perception and occasionally being able to see objects/persons at a distance. While performing the duties of the job the employee frequently is required to hear conversation and a quiet as well as a noisy environment and be able to tell where a sound is coming from. The employee must be able to communicate to the team in order to give directions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work inside or outside, depending on the sporting event. Occasionally the employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with the public and other staff. The employee has direct responsibility for the safety, well-being and work output of others. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Hogan Preparatory Academy is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of the District programs are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in compliance with the employment procedures.

  • Position Type: Part-time
Job Category: Athletics & Activities > Coaching
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Tanya Shippy, Chief Operations Officer
  • 5809 Michigan Avenue
  • Kansas City, Missouri 64130

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