Jacksonville North Pulaski School District

Teacher(Secondary Science)/Cheer Coach (Grades 10-12) (522-20)

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TitleTeacher(Secondary Science)/Cheer Coach (Grades 10-12)
Posting ID522-20

Jacksonville North Pulaski School District

Position Title:  Teacher(Secondary Science)/Cheer Coach (Grades 10-12)

Department:    Building Level     

Reports To:      Building Principal

Contract:          2020-2021 School Year (190 days)

Closing:            Until filled


SUMMARY: The teacher/coach is responsible for promoting the student/athlete philosophy both during the academic instruction of the classroom and total athletic program. The teacher/coach must demonstrate strong content knowledge in their academic teaching area as well as a climate of “respect” to ensure a strong academic environment. The candidate should demonstrate an attitude of preparation for the

classroom and field (court) to maximize the total student academic learning and their cheer ability. The teacher/coach must demonstrate leadership in student/cheer development of these attributes: sportsmanship, integrity and character. Candidates should possess strong communication and organizational skills.



  • Provides an instructional program to meet the needs of all students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enable each student to achieve learning objectives.
  • Prepares for classes assigned, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  • Adheres to the curriculum pacing guide in order to maximize student learning.
  • Plans for and utilize instructional methods, resources and evaluation techniques, which motivate and enable each student to achieve learning objectives.
  • Takes all necessary and safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and District policy.
  • Fosters among the participants and spectators an appreciation of the values of the sports programs a desire to perform at the highest level, an attitude of good sportsmanship, and a sense of pride in self, team, school, and community.
  • Works cooperatively with building administrators and Athletic Director.
  • Demonstrates, teaches and coaches cheers, dance and spirit routines for high school students.
  • Promotes safety in all cheers, dance, and spirit routines at practice and athletic events.
  • Ensures the concept of “Good Sportsmanship” is communicated to all JNPSD athletes and parents.
  • Establishes and enforces the physical, academic and training requirements of eligibility for participation; monitors class attendance and conduct of all athletes; coordinates required physical examinations for athletes.
  • Attends all athletic events in assigned sport and shows interest and support for other athletic and academic events.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of AAA rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE:   Bachelor’s degree with a license in the academic area to teach and a coaching endorsement and/or courses in the organization and administration of athletic programs. Teachers with experience are valued; however, no prior experience is required. Academic teaching area other than PE and Health is preferred


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of pre-employment background checks. Appropriate personal and professional conduct at all times around students, other staff members and the general public.


The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


It is the policy of the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment practices.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePlease see Salary Schedule on our website:
LocationJacksonville High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/10/2020

Job Contact

NameLaGail BiggsTitlePrincipal