Regional School Unit 21

RSU 21

Kennebunk, Maine (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3955415
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: July 6, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Assistant Coach - Girls Soccer

As the Assistant Coach Girls Soccer, you will deliver measurable results in developing, enhancing and promoting an athletic program that will be distinguished by the teams’ display of integrity, citizenship, character, work ethic, and their ability to overcome adversity. To instruct students in appropriate methods to be respectful of themselves, their opponents, and officials regardless of the outcome of their event.

Qualifications: Love what you do, bringing your experience as a player or as a coach to the students at RSU 21. Must have knowledge and expertise in the strategies, methods and techniques for a successful sport offering. Should have the ability to manage all aspects of a sport program and earned or will earn credentials of Maine Coaches; employment in the Kennebunk School Department preferred.

Reports To: Director of Athletics

Student Centered
Supervises the student athletes in his/her program
Through proper preparation and planning, students are appropriately ready for competition
Supervises/manages off season programs to help players enhance their abilities
Serves as a role model for students
Assists the Head coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
Organizes and directs individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the head coach.
Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice, and keeps the head coach informed of the athletic performance of students.
Assists with determining game strategy.
Assists the head coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition.
Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
Model’s sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
Distributes equipment, supplies, and uniforms to students as directed by the head coach.
Assists the head coach with submitting a list of award winners at the end of the season.
Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights,
Performs support tasks such as distributing and maintaining eligibility forms, emergency data cards, and other related records.
Models’ nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.

Works to enhance and display the philosophy and objectives of the department
Works with the trainer, Director of Athletics to ensure proper medical assistance is available and plans are in order for emergency situations
Administers the District athletic codes
Maintains orderly records of equipment/uniform issued and works with the athletic department to successfully collect all issued materials as directed by the Head Coach
Performs such other duties, consistent with this position, as determined by the principal/athletic director, Head Coach

Servant-leader model: you coach and grow staff through strategic delegation to increase department knowledge, engagement and autonomy
Visionary: you keep your eye firmly on the future; you maintain a big picture, high-altitude view to ensure you’re assessing short-term realities to inform long-term needs; you look and plan ahead with imagination and wisdom; your vision dictates the direction a team or district will take
Attention to detail: you’re obsessed with accuracy and embrace the importance of “getting it right”; you triple-check documentation to ensure you can stand by your work; your discipline enables you to work error-free despite repetitive nature of tasks
Big picture thinking: you maintain a big picture perspective and connect it to what’s happening in the field; you synthesize competing factors, opportunities and needs to identify a strategic path forward
Proactive problem-solving: you take a creative approach to problem solving; when an initiative is stalled, you get us back on track to regain momentum
Role model: your performance inspires others; you embody the desired work ethic and/or approach that is required to achieve our district mission; others learn from the high standards you hold for yourself

Reasonable Accommodations: RSU 21 will provide accommodations to an individual with a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or applicable law, who has made the district aware of their disability, unless doing so would cause an undue hardship to the district.

Terms of Employment: As per contract. Salary to be established by the Board.

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated by the building administrator or team leader, in accordance with the Board of School Directors Policy on evaluation of Support Services Personnel.
  • Position Type: After school/Evening
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Employer Description

    RSU 21 encompasses the schools of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Arundel. Situated on the Atlantic coastline 30 minutes south of Portland and 1.5 hours north of Boston, MA, our students enjoy living in one of New England's most beautiful and accessible locales. Approximately 2,600 students attend our six schools, where they are prepared for meaningful citizenship through a wide variety of academic and co-curricular programming. For further information on our school district, please check out our website: Learn more about us...

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    RSU 21 encompasses the schools of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Arundel. Situated on the Atlantic coastline 30 minutes south of Portland and 1.5 hours north of Boston, MA, our students enjoy living in one of New England's most beautiful and accessible locales. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    RSU21 is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a welcoming and inclusive community that supports the safety and well-being of all of our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to implementing programs and practices that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a part of this commitment, we welcome all applicants. RSU21 does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, gender identity, orientation, disability, religion, age, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you are a person of color, LGBTQ+, disabled, or belong to any protected class, we encourage you to apply. Our diversity strengthens our mission to produce global citizens.

    Job Requirements

    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Sherry Allen
    • 177 Alewive Road
    • Kennebunk, Maine 04043

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