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Head Coach - Cheerleading

Position: Head Coach - Cheerleading
Location:  Downingtown High School East
Benefits Eligible: No
Effective Date: Fall Season, 2024-2025 school year
Anticipated start date:  August 12, 2024
Requirements:  Cheer experience required

At DASD, we are committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence in education. As a diverse district, we continually seek ways to strengthen our educational environment. We believe that we can best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of staff who bring various backgrounds and perspectives. Our ability to create and maintain a climate of respect is critical to attaining the best teaching and learning environment.
At the Downingtown Area School District we value our employees. We seek to hire new staff who:

  • Communicate openly to build relationships and trust
  • Partner with team members to see the TEAM succeed
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset and seek ongoing opportunities for growth
  • Embrace and support a safe and inclusive environment
  • Eagerly and enthusiastically support student learning
  • Strive to be kind and reflective
  • Focus on the solution and put people first
  • Lead by example!

If you want to be part of our “Downingtown Proud” team - please apply! Help us with our mission to educate all students to meet the rigorous challenges of a global society..

Job Summary:  Duties include providing interactive and well-rounded training, observing players' approaches and outlining corrective techniques, and endeavoring to minimize preventable injuries. Head coaches will schedule and spearhead practices, outline all rules and accompanying expectations, bolster teamwork and camaraderie, model commendable sportsmanship, and encourage safe sporting practices.

Qualifications:  To successfully perform this position, a person must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.  The qualification requirements listed below represent minimum levels of educational achievement, training, skills and/or ability necessary.

  • High school diploma
  • Cheer experience required
  • Previous coaching experience preferred
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must successfully complete and maintain compliance with all federal and state background and criminal recordcheck requirements
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  • Candidate must adhere to all local, state, federal, and school code requirements for employment