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Cutter Morning Star School District (learn more)

Hot Springs, AR (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3250440
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: March 20, 2020

Job Description

Job Description

Head Boys Basketball Coach/Teacher.

Job Status: Full Time

Grade Level: 7-12


The teacher/head Boys basketball coach is responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the Boys Basketball Program. They will provide the fundamental skills, strategies, and training necessary for student-athletes to be successful both on and off the basketball court. 


  • A valid Arkansas Teaching Certification with Arkansas coaching endorsement.
  • A CDL or must be willing to obtain one.
  • Ability to follow direction, plan, organize, and implement a total program for Boys basketball at a high school level
  • Ability to exercise fairness and good judgment in dealing with student-athletes.
  • Ability to maintain poise and composure during practice and games.




  • To teach the knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education,or team sports.
  • To supervise assistant coaches and student-athletes to promote effective student learning through participation in athletic activities.
  • To work cooperatively with other coaches in planning a balanced sports program.
  • To maintain a professional demeanor in dealing with parents and students.
  • To attend and participate in faculty meetings and other assigned meetings and activities according to school policy
  • To keep students and parents informed regarding eligibility requirements and special rules for participation in the sports program.
  • To teach basic fundamental skills of the sport prepares daily practice activities and keeps records on file.  Emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches.
  • To maintain required inventory records.
  • To select and requisition uniforms, equipment, and instructional aids.
  • To communicate, collaborate and cooperate with colleagues, supervisors, parents, and students in a professional manner
  • To teach Cutter Morning Star School District’s approved curriculum
  • To be prepared to instruct all assigned classes at the designated time and place
  • To plan a program of study and prepare lesson plans and instructional materials that meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
  • To create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and abilities of the students
  • To encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • To guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects
  • To take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment and facilities
  • To employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided the needs and capabilities of the individual or student groups involved
  • To assess the academic and social growth of students on a regular basis, keep appropriate and accurate records, and prepare progress reports as required
  • To maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations
  • To communicate regularly with parents by means of web-based reporting sites, newsletters, notes, phone calls, and conferences
  • To adhere to all rules and regulations as stated in Cutter Morning Star School District Personnel Policies Handbook
  • To perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s supervisor, the principal, or the superintendent



Competency Statements

Knowledge of the schools and CMSSD policies and procedures

Evidence of strong commitment to quality education

Evidence of strong organizational skills

Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills


Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with an accredited educational institution and endorsements in the areas of the teaching assignment. Other requirements per job description.


Certificates & Licenses

Valid Arkansas certificate/ license or alternative certificate/license for compliance with the necessary ADE requirements to meet the position’s essential duties and responsibilities.


Computer Skills

Ability to apply basic computer programs (spreadsheet, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, others) to enhance job performance. (Others could include e-School, HAC/TAC, NWEA, TLI)


Other Requirements

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the school community. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication.

Ability to perform duties with awareness of all federal, state, and district requirements.


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional documents. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups and the general public.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to perform basic math operations to meet job expectations.


REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with situations appropriately to meet job expectations.



The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform with the essential functions.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Cutter Morning Star School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Nancy Anderson, Superintendent
    • 2800 Spring St
    • Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901

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