Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in all content areas assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.


Provide instruction and coach students to develop skills and ability to excel in assigned sport(s). Contribute to education program as a whole and to growth of students involved in athletics.




Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

Current automated external defibrillator (AED) certificate

Preferred clear and valid Texas commercial driver’s license with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures

Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules

Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes

Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug tests and annual physical

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills



One year student teaching or approved internship

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

1.            Implement lesson plans as prescribed by the teacher that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program. Implement lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.

2.            Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.

3.            Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.

4.            Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

5.            Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.

6.            Use a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes in the sport assigned.

7.            Manage and supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.

8.            Work with other members of school staff to plan and implement instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletes.

9.            Take all necessary precautions to protect student athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities.

10.        Work with athletic director to schedule competitions and plan season activities including practices, special events, and tournaments.

11.        Coordinate with athletic secretary for travel arrangements to out-of-town events. Drive bus to transport student to out-of-district competitions.

12.        Ensure compliance with all UIL rules.

13.        Monitor and enforce student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation.

14.        Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of coaching program and make changes based on findings.

Student Management

15.        Accompany and supervise student athletes during athletic competitions in assigned sports both at-home and on out-of-town trips.

16.        Instruct and advise students on NCAA regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.

17.        Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

18.        Encourage, by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.


Student Growth and Development

19.        Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

20.        Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.

21.        Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

22.        Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

23.        Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

24.        Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

25.        Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

26.        Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.


27.        Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development

28.        Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

29.        Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

30.        Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals;standard instructional equipment; athletic equipment, and other instructional equipment; automated external defibrillator (AED); operate school bus

Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting;frequent driving; moderate grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and reaching

Motion: Frequent walking and physical movements associated with sport(s) assigned

Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); occasional moderate lifting or carrying (15-44 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment

Environment: Work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather) and inside; frequent exposure to noise; frequent district wide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours; moderate exposure to vehicle fumes and work around moving vehicles

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours