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Assistant Track Coach - North Eugene High School

Eugene School District 4J
Eugene, OR, US

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Job Category
Teaching, Athletics Coach
Grade Level
High School
Position Summary

This position is for the 2023/2024 season.
Multiple Vacancies

Under direction, to assist in the planning, development, and implementation of the policies, regulations, guidelines, and procedures pertaining to an interscholastic sports program; to serve as a resource concerning physical education and physical activity instruction; to instruct and train sports activities groups in attaining proficiency in sport related functions; and to do other related functions as directed.

Special Qualifications:
  • Experience with sprints, hurdles, relays and distance

Essential Functions:
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and participates in the school site interscholastic sports program.
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates sports activities and training workouts, and coaches individuals concerning specific physical performance activities and procedures.
  • Instructs and demonstrates the principles, methods and techniques of regulating the movement of body, hands, feet to achieve maximum proficiency in the related sport activity.
  • Observes sport participants during practice and workout sessions to detect and correct errors in activity procedures and methods.
  • Instructs, explains and enforces health and safety rules and regulations.
  • Develops and implements physical conditioning programs that allows athletes to achieve maximum performance.
  • Reviews, audits and monitors sport activity related injuries and determines the most appropriate time for an athlete to return to active sport participation.
  • Selects or assists in the selection of interscholastic sport activity uniforms and related sport apparatus and equipment.
  • Assesses the athletic team skills and abilities and the opponents capabilities and determines game strategies.
  • Provides a variety of interscholastic sport activities, which requires the coordination of travel and equipment transporting of out-the-area games and activities.
  • Confers with, counsels, and advises site administrators concerning interscholastic sports programs and activities.
  • May participate or coordinate opponent scouting activities.
  • May perform a variety of demonstration teaching, and sport activity methods and techniques demonstrations for physical education instructional personnel and other sport activity coaches.
  • May make recommendations to revise, update, and incorporate creative and innovative trends into the District interscholastic sports programs.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Principles, goals, and objectives of public education;
  • Methods, techniques, procedures, and strategies concerning the development and maintenance of an effective interscholastic sports program;
  • Policies, regulations, and procedures pertaining to interscholastic sport performances; Interscholastic sports groups and organizations within the local community and the greater metropolitan area;
  • Modem trends pertaining to interscholastic sports programs and activities.

Ability to:
  • Provide specialized resource support and coordination of a creative and innovative interscholastic sports program;
  • Analyze and assess interscholastic sports program needs, and offer recommendations pertaining to program activity revisions, additions, or deletions;
  • Participate in the evaluation of the District interscholastic sports programs and activities; Understand and carry out oral and written directions with minimal accountability controls; Communicate effectively in oral and written form;
  • Establish and maintain effective organization, community, and public relationships.
  • Experience differentiating practices for diverse populations.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse students, staff, and community populations.

Minimum Qualifications


Two years of experience as an interscholastic sports coach.
Minimum age of 22 years or be a college graduate.

Preferred, but not required: Experience working as a teacher in a secondary setting.


Preferred, but not required: Possession of an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university in physical education, or closely related areas.

Certification Requirement:

Possession of a valid Red Cross First Aid Certificate, including CPR training methods and procedures.

Preferred, but not required: Possession of a valid credential authorizing service as a secondary physical education or related area secondary level teacher.

Bilingual proficiency and/or multicultural experience strongly preferred.

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Additional Information

Complete application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed, there are no exceptions.

We do not accept walk-in, faxed, or applications via mail. All applications must be submitted using the GovernmentJobs website. It is your responsibility to submit a complete application. Submitting an application does not guarantee any candidate an interview. Candidates are interviewed by appointment only. If you apply to more than one job, an application is required for EACH job posting.

ANY optional documentation must be scanned and attached in order to submit an online application.

Upon offer of employment applicants must obtain a fingerprint clearance from the Oregon State Police Department and the FBI through a process authorized by the Eugene School District 4J. Applicants would be responsible for the one-time fingerprint clearance fee.

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An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eugene School District 4J does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ancestry, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity in admission or access to the treatment of employment in its programs and activities as required by state and federal law. If you have any complaints, please contact the HR Department at (541) 790-7670.

It is the District's policy to provide qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with applicable law. Applicants wishing to claim veterans' preference must provide the following military documents verifying their eligibility:

Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pension.

Disabled Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicants veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).

For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted to the District at the time of application submission.

There are a wide variety of benefits to eligible Eugene School District 4J employees. These benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, optional life and disability, flexible spending accounts, 403B, and an employee assistance program.

Positions at a minimum of four hours (0.5 FTE) are benefit eligible. Please contact the hiring administrator if you have questions about this position's benefit eligibility.

For a complete description of benefits available for 4J employees please visit our Employee Benefits webpage at

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