Director of Athletics

Williamsburg Charter High School Brooklyn, NY
director athletics events coaching high school insurance education coordination sports regulations meetings scheduling contests
November 4, 2022
Williamsburg Charter High School
Brooklyn, NY
FULL_TIME



Williamsburg Charter High School provides a broad liberal arts academic program to the high-school-age youth of north Brooklyn. School programs are individualized to connect to each student’s particular level of development, including English Language Learners and students with Special Education Services. Further, WCHS provides supportive relationships with faculty, extended instructional periods, and opportunities after-school and on Saturdays for additional academic support. Social and emotional support is also available to students to ensure their non-academic needs are addressed. Students are accepted to WCHS through a random lottery with no minimum requirements, tests, or auditions required to gain entrance, and, as a public charter school, there is no tuition.




Position Description


GOAL: Provide overall leadership and coordination among the various sports to facilitate programs that provide youngsters with worthwhile learning experiences.




DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Responsible for assessing the school's athletic program.

  • Responsible for administering all school districts and building rules and regulations regarding athletic events and competitions. Frequent meetings may be called to facilitate a smooth operation of these rules and regulations with coaches.

  • Work with the principal in making coaching assessments at their school.

  • Communicate with the principal regarding coaching performances.

  • Responsible for conducting annual coaching performance assessments.

  • Responsible for the scheduling of all athletic contests. These schedules should be cleared through the principal of their senior high school.

  • Issue all athletic contracts.

  • Attend the athletic events of their school whenever possible and (will work in conjunction with the assistant athletic director to) cover all home events.

  • Check on all transfer students to ensure their eligibility.

  • Work with coaches and principals in problems of discipline concerning athletics. Will also, maintain a file of all athletic suspensions and expulsions from teams in regard to giving each athlete "due process".

  • Meet with athletic directors concerning league business and extended scheduling.

  • Coordinate with the school physical education chairperson and coaches to set up facilities for all activities.

  • Responsible for the coordination and planning of athletic budgets.

  • Will meet with coaches and ensure that all sports have an equal opportunity to present their budgets.

  • Work with the principal or their designee and head coach in planning athletic awards programs.

  • Responsible for obtaining the advertising, information, printing, and selling of programs for varsity contests. May assign a designee to do this.

  • Provide athletic insurance forms to all athletes.

  • Distribute and review with their coaches the District Senior High Athletic Handbook.

  • Require all walk-on coaches to follow the district hiring procedures.

  • Maintain records and inform their coaching staff of their current first aid status.

  • If possible, in conjunction with the athletic trainer, will be responsible for keeping on file a current physical for each student-athlete involved in athletics.

  • In conjunction with the coaches will arrange transportation of all athletic teams.

  • Responsible for improvement of facilities which shall be directed to the building principal for consideration and referral at their discretion.

  • Coordinate the use of all school athletic facilities by groups outside the school with the respective building principal.

  • Keep the release and participation information form on file for two years after the individual graduates.

  • Work with the coaches to make sure all student-athletes see the video on Informed Consent, Performance Enhancing Drugs, etc.

  • Will be, in conjunction with the commissioners, responsible for contracting all game officials for home events.

  • Act as a tournament manager for all league and tournament playoff activities that are assigned to your school.

  • Maintain an active program that promotes sportsmanship and welcomes the competing teams and guests.

  • Act as a liaison between coaches and the athletic boosters club.

  • Assist with or monitor the monthly calendar of school activities in conjunction with the principal, faculty, and student body.

  • Provide information to the District Public Relations person.

  • Attend state, regional, and national meetings whenever possible.

  • Volunteer to be on committees whenever possible.


  • Supervise on-site activities and perform administrative duties during the months of June and August.Williamsburg Charter High School provides a broad liberal arts academic program to the high-school-age youth of north Brooklyn. School programs are individualized to connect to each student’s particular level of development, including English Language Learners and students with Special Education Services. Further, WCHS provides supportive relationships with faculty, extended instructional periods, and opportunities after-school and on Saturdays for additional academic support. Social and emotional support is also available to students to ensure their non-academic needs are addressed. Students are accepted to WCHS through a random lottery with no minimum requirements, tests, or auditions required to gain entrance, and, as a public charter school, there is no tuition.







  • Position Description



  • GOAL: Provide for overall leadership and coordination among the various sports to facilitate programs that provide youngsters with worthwhile learning experiences.





  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for assessing the school's athletic program.


    • Responsible for administering all school districts and building rules and regulations regarding athletic events and competitions. Frequent meetings may be called to facilitate a smooth operation of these rules and regulations with coaches.


    • Work with the principal in making coaching assessments at their school.


    • Communicate with the principal regarding coaching performances.


    • Responsible for conducting annual coaching performance assessments.


    • Responsible for the scheduling of all athletic contests. These schedules should be cleared through the principal of their senior high school.


    • Issue all athletic contracts.


    • Attend the athletic events of their school whenever possible and (will work in conjunction with the assistant athletic director to) cover all home events.


    • Check on all transfer students to ensure their eligibility.


    • Work with coaches and principals in problems of discipline concerning athletics. Will also, maintain a file of all athletic suspensions and expulsions from teams in regard to giving each athlete "due process".


    • Meet with athletic directors concerning league business and extended scheduling.


    • Coordinate with the school physical education chairperson and coaches to set up facilities for all activities.


    • Responsible for the coordination and planning of athletic budgets.


    • Will meet with coaches and ensure that all sports have an equal opportunity to present their budgets.


    • Work with the principal or their designee and head coach in planning athletic awards programs.


    • Responsible for obtaining the advertising, information, printing and selling of programs for varsity contests. May assign a designee to do this.


    • Provide athletic insurance forms to all athletes.


    • Distribute and review with their coaches the District Senior High Athletic Handbook.


    • Require all walk-on coaches to follow the district hiring procedures.


    • Maintain records and inform their coaching staff of their current first aid status.


    • If possible, in conjunction with the athletic trainer, will be responsible for keeping on file a current physical for each student-athlete involved in athletics.


    • In conjunction with the coaches will arrange transportation of all athletic teams.


    • Responsible for improvement of facilities which shall be directed to the building principal for consideration and referral at their discretion.


    • Coordinate the use of all school athletic facilities by groups outside the school with the respective building principal.


    • Keep the release and participation information form on file for two years after the individual graduates.


    • Work with the coaches to make sure all student-athletes see the video on Informed Consent, Performance Enhancing Drugs, etc.


    • Will be, in conjunction with the commissioners, responsible for contracting all game officials for home events.


    • Act as a tournament manager for all league and tournament playoff activities that are assigned to your school.


    • Maintain an active program that promotes sportsmanship and welcomes the competing teams and guests.


    • Act as a liaison between coaches and the athletic boosters club.


    • Assist with or monitor the monthly calendar of school activities in conjunction with the principal, faculty, and student body.


    • Provide information to the District Public Relations person.


    • Attend state, regional, and national meetings whenever possible.


    • Volunteer to be on committees whenever possible.


    • Supervise on-site activities and perform administrative duties during the months of June and August.







 





Qualifications, Education, and Credentials





    • Bachelor’s degree

    • At least two years of experience teaching in an urban high school setting

    • New York State certified 7-12

    • New York State Fingerprint clearance

    • Previous experience as a coach is required

    • Has knowledge of the overall operation of the athletic program

    • First Aid certification required

    Recommended CAA certification



Salary and Benefits:



  • $60K to $80K

  • 403(b) matching up to 8%

  • Dental Insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Commuter benefits

  • Paid time off

  • COVID-19 masks, daily health screening, and vaccinations are required


 


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