Assistant Football Coach @ Washburn Rural High School

  • 5900 SW 61st St, Topeka, KS 66619, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437 is a district consisting of 128 square miles of suburban and rural areas in southwest Topeka and Shawnee county. Presently, we have 13 total attendance centers — one early childhood center, seven elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and two alternative learning centers.

Our schools reflect the commitment to excellence within our community. Above all, we strive for every student to succeed. If academic achievement and student body growth are indicators of success, we are reaching our goal. We consistently rank among the leaders in a variety of test scores including the ACT and SAT, as well as in National Merit Scholarships.

Job Description

Job Title:  Assistant Coach

Reports To: Head Coach and Assistant Principal


The assistant coach helps students achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for the values and discipline related to the sport or activity and sportsmanship. The general safety and welfare of each participant shall be the primary concern.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Assists with planning and scheduling a regular program of practice in season

· Works closely with the head coach and Assistant Principal

· Attends required meetings of the KSHSAA

· Fulfills test requirements of the KSHSAA

· Communicates effectively and promotes positive interpersonal relationships

· Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve effective participation in activities and learning experiences

· Assists the coach in performing duties

· Informs students of school policies, activities, eligibility, and team rules

· Distributes and cares for equipment

· Accounts for all equipment, supplies, and uniforms

· Supervises participants after practice, meets, or games until their transportation home is ensured

· Adheres to approved budget

· Assists with tryouts and selects participants in accordance with established guidelines

· Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for achievement in the sport

· Maintains attendance forms, insurance records, physical forms, and required paperwork

· Oversees the safety conditions of the facility or area in which assigned sport or activity is conducted and when students are present

· Arranges for transportation

· Supports the District’s educational mission for all students and implements all Board regulations and policies in a fair and equitable manner

· Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the superintendent or designee may assign


Staff members designated by the Board of Education, superintendent, or immediate supervisor


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Auburn-Washburn Board of Education policies

Terms of Employment

This position is for the 2021-2022 school year.

Expected Start Date: 8/16/2021

Salary and work year to be established by the Auburn-Washburn Board of Education

*This is a supplemental or Rule-10 position and rate of pay is determined by the Negotiated Agreement.


Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.


Kansas teaching license required

Rule 10 license

Education and/or Experience

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general educational reports, professional journals, technical procedures, and regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups and individuals. Ability to write clearly; keep detailed records; effectively produce reports, letters, and memoranda; and to carry out complex tasks. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and to deal with a variety of variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Professional Conduct

Employee is required to maintain a high standard of professional conduct. Breach of said professional conduct includes, but is not limited to: neglect of duty, dishonesty, engagement in acts that are contrary to district policy, unlawful activities, or any other conduct which is seriously prejudicial to the school system.

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, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to interact with staff and to meet demands from several people. The employee is responsible for the work output of others. On occasion, the employee may be required to work extended hours.

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.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

Additional Information

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Auburn-Washburn USD 437’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.