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Assistant Wrestling Coach/Teacher- Cabot, AR

Posted about 2 weeks ago by pokesjt

Secondary Teacher / Assistant Wrestling CoachJobID: 1135

Position Type:
Education/Athletics/Secondary Teacher / Asst Coach

Date Posted:


Closing Date:

Position Summary:

Provide instruction and facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementation of the district's approved curriculum, in order to meet the educational needs of students by creating a safe and optimal learning environment.

Instruct student 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 character development, self discipline and self confidence.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
Develop and administer school curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives

Promote a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized, small group instruction, and student learning

Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and translate lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction

Conduct ongoing assessments of student learning

Modify instructional methods to fit individual student's needs; including students with special needs

Conduct individual and small group instruction as needed

Instruct students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures of the Cabot School District

Create an environment within the wrestling program where individual athletes work as a team to promote positive influences, to embrace empathy, to grow confidence, and to practice good sportsmanship

Coordinate off-season and in-season practices

Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research

Organize and maintain a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws

Provide feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Encourage parental involvement in students' education and ensure effective communication with students and parents

Responsible for overall team management, to include but not limited to: tournament entries, coordination of team travel, and scheduling

Develop and implement team and individual goals with the wresters and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals

Ensure that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies

Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom

Coordinate with other staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participate in faculty meetings and committees

Select and requisition appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintain inventory records

Supervise students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation

Serve as a strong advocate for the sport of wrestling

Administer standardized tests in accordance with district testing programs

Adhere to all policies of the District and the Arkansas Code of Ethics for Arkansas Educators

?Perform other related tasks as assigned by the building administrator and other central office administrators, as designated by the Superintendent

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles

Knowledge of school curriculum and concepts

Knowledge of data analysis and information

Ability to effectively coach wrestlers with varying abilities

Demonstrate successful operations and match/tournament management

Promote a strong commitment to community outreach, reinforced with exceptional verbal communication skills

Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students

Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed

Ability to organize and coordinate work

Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents

Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

?Possibly coach a second sport


Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or technical school) required

Background in coaching, preferably wrestling coach experience

Provide evidence of proficiency with wrestling team related managerial, administrative and logistical duties

Teachers shall be able to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the use of computers and other technology as used in the delivery of instruction

All teachers must have a valid, Arkansas teaching license for the grade level/subject area assigned, or be willing to meet the licensure requirements outlined by the Arkansas Department of Education

Must have a 7-12 core content subject area or a special education endorsement on teaching certificate
Successful completion of all background checks

Contract Days: 205

Salary: Certified Teacher Salary Schedule with applicable index