Assistant Cheer Coach - St. Michael's Catholic Academy, an Independent 9th -12th grade campus
St. Michael's Catholic Academy
Location: Austin, Texas
Type: Part Time
About our School
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School and St. Michael’s Catholic Academy create one outstanding co-educational Independent Catholic school serving Pre-Kindergarten through 12th-grade students on two adjacent campuses in Austin, Texas. The Lower School comprises PreK 3-4 grades, the Middle School houses grades 5-8, and the High School contains grades 9-12. St. Gabriel’s and St. Michael’s is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. Our Catholic tradition, welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs, and various extracurricular activities distinguish us. Additionally, we are a technology-rich school. Thus teachers are expected to demonstrate meaningful skills with technology and an enthusiasm for technological growth to create authentic learning experiences for their students. Teachers at St. Gabriel’s and St. Michael’s are role models that inspire students to think critically, reflect, explore, and apply their faith concretely to their lives. We are one community on two campuses, with three divisions, united in our commitment to put students first as we educate them in mind, body, and spirit.
Summary of Position
The school seeks an Assistant Cheer Coach who is involved in the community and dedicated to carrying out the school’s mission. This position is a part-time, exempt staff position. This position will report to the head coach. The coach will work as needed for the sport assigned.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist in the organization of practices
Attend practices/games as assigned by the head coach
Participate in cheer camp and other summer training when available
Act as the point for the program in the event the head coach is absent
Maintaining certifications at the head coach’s discretion
Communicating with student-athletes/ parents weekly
Assist in uniform inventory and distribution, end-of-season storage, and inventory
Ensure consistency and relative uniformity in the implementation of and execution of skills and technique
Evaluate performance and provide suitable feedback, balancing criticism with positivity and motivation
Assess strengths and weaknesses in a participant’s performance and identify areas for further development
Effectively communicate instruction
Encourage participants to gain and develop skills, knowledge, and techniques
Ensure participants train and perform to a high standard of health and safety at all times
Develop knowledge and understanding of fitness, injury, sports psychology, nutrition, and sports science
Act as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the people you work with
Work to a high legal and ethical standard at all times and to issues such as child safeguarding and health and safety requirements
Required Experience, Degree, and Skills:
? Prior years of coaching or athletic experience are preferred
? Organization and time management skills
? Effective communication and interpersonal skills
? Positive attitude towards students, staff, and faculty
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all personnel actions and administrating all policies and programs.
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy employs individuals without regard to race, color, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation as protected by federal, state, or local law.
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St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Austin, TX, is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities.