Valid WV teaching certification or WVDE teaching permit or substitute permit or .
High school diploma or GED
Professional and Interpersonal Relations
Cooperates with building principal
Cooperates with athletic director
Develops rapport with coaching staff within the school
Organizes coaching staff
Develops positve relationships with participants, student body, faculty, parents, communtiy, officials, news media, and opponents.
Employs approriate conduct during pratices and games.
Attends league, conference and WVSSAC meetings.
Particiapates in activities that foster growth and devlopment.
Motivates staff and players toward desired goals.
Commands respect by example in appearance, manners, behavior and language.
Coaching and Related Area
Develops high caliber and quality instruction.
Handles athletic injuries.
Cares for equipment.
Supervises participants and disciplines team appropriately.
Designs quality organization of practice sessions.
Designs pre-season planning.
Supervises managers and other support personnel.
Follows purchasing procedures.
Iniates game organizational skills.
Follows league, conference and WVSSAC policies.
Devotes time and energy to coaching duties.
Follows end of season procedures.
Complete WVSSAC Training & Certification Program and take KCS Staff Development Training on Concussions
(estimated costs are the responsibility of the individual and subject to change at the discretion of the service provider)
Non-Teaching Applicants must;
Complete WVSSAC Training and Certification Program Estimated Cost: $ 250.00
Apply for position(s) annually
Submit to; (upon initial assignment)
Criminal Background Check Estimated Cost: $ 47.25
Substance Screening Test
Be eligible and apply for certification as Coach through the WV Department of Education Estimated Cost: $ 35.00
Keep certification valid and current Estimated Annual Cost: $ 35.00
Attend Kanawha County Schools’ Orientation
Requirements for Certified Teachers
New TEACHERS that have been hired after July 1, 2012 who apply to coach on the secondary level (grades 6-12) must have completed the three hour training session provided by Kanawha County Schools and complete the On-line Concussion Awareness Course through the KCS Staff Development Site
The training courses will be taught throughout the year.
Cost of the course will be $15.00
This requirement will allow new teachers hired after July 1, 2012 by Kanawha County Schools to be able to coach on the first day of practice of each specified sport identified
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Charleston, West Virginia 25311