To provide instruction and coach students to develop the skill and ability to excel in the sport assigned; be responsible for contributing to the educational program as a whole and to the growth of each student. Work effectively with coaches at the middle school and high school levels to develop a coordinated, comprehensive, and vertically aligned athletic program. This may include, but is not limited to, attendance at games, working athletic events, etc.
Education/ Certification/ Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
Valid Texas teaching certificate appropriate to subject and grade level assigned.
For teachers providing English Language Arts Reading instruction as the teacher of record, ESL certification is required.
Experience in student teaching, internship, fieldwork, observation and all other placements required by universities or state approved programs for certification. Experience as coach or participant in sport assigned preferred.
Valid Texas Class “B” CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) with Passenger & School Bus endorsements. Driving record must both meet the State’s point requirements and the District’s standard for driving district vehicles. Must have satisfactory performance in the District’s safety training program. Must pass the DOT/District’s Physical Examination yearly.
May be required to be certified in CPR, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use.
Knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures for respective sport(s); University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules, assigned subject area; curriculum and instruction strategies; relevant technology; and state, LISD, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
Skills in communication, organization, problem-solving, critical thinking and flexibility.
Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes, present information accurately and clearly; manage multiple priorities and projects.