Dance Coach

Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM


POSTING DATE:04/10/2018





Instructs athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a degree of individual and team success while receiving instruction that will lead to the formulation of moral values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline and self-confidence.


Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

* Implements assigned sports program following policies and regulations approved by the Board of Education.

* Interprets and implements rules and regulations of the school, league, New Mexico

* Refers requests or grievances to Athletic Director, Principal or other appropriate authority.

* Establishes philosophies, skills and techniques to be learned by staff.

* Designs conferences, clinics and staff meetings to insure staff awareness of overall program.

* Trains and informs staff, encourages professional growth by encouraging clinic attendance according to local clinic policy.

* Delegates specific duties, supervises implementation analyzes program effectiveness.

* Maintains discipline, adjusts grievances and works to increase morale and cooperation.

* Assists the Athletic Director in scheduling, providing transportation and requirements for tournament and special sport events.

* Assists in the necessary preparation to hold scheduled sport events or practices and adheres to scheduled facility times.

* Coordinates program with maintenance and school employees.

* Provides documentation to fulfill state and system requirements concerning physical examinations, parental consent and eligibility.

* Provides proper safeguards for maintenance and protection of assigned equipment sites.

* Advises the Athletic Director and recommends policy, method or procedural changes.

* Provides training rules and any other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is considered a participant

* Ensures equitable and safe treatment of student athletes at practices, games and while traveling.

* Initiates programs and policies concerning injuries, medical attention and emergencies.

* Completes paperwork as necessary within areas of responsibilities following established procedures.

* Determines discipline policies and delineates procedures concerning due process when the enforcement of discipline is necessary; and contacts parents with student discipline and eligibility concerns.

* Assists athletes in their college or advanced educational selection.

* Participates in the budgeting function with the Athletic Director by establishing requirements for the next season including equipment guidelines.

* Ensures accountability for all equipment and collects the cost of any equipment lost or not returned.

* Arranges for issuing, storing and reconditioning of equipment and submits annual inventory and current records.

* Examines locker rooms before and after practices and games, checking on general cleanliness of the facility.

* Secures all doors, lights, windows and locks before leaving building if custodians are not on duty.

* Organizes parents, coaches, players and guests for pre-season meetings.

* Promotes the sport within the school through recruiting and promotes the sport outside the school through news media or other feasible manner.

* Maintains good public relations with news media, Booster Club, parents, officials, volunteers and fans.


The minimum expectations for this job are as follows:

* Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

* Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.

* Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

* Ability to organize and supervise a total sports program.

* Previous successful coaching or competitive experience.


EDUCATION AND LICENSURE: The minimum requirements for this job are as follows:

* Bachelor's degree (may be waived).

* Valid New Mexico Teacher's license (may be waived).

* Valid New Mexico Coaching license.


Contact: Martin Sandoval at /


APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Certified Application.

In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

SALARY:Differential salary



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