Under the limited supervision of the Director of Athletics and the general supervision of the building principal, the head coach organizes, coordinates, and promotes a comprehensive program of varsity basketball that is designed to meet the needs and interests of the school community. Under limited supervision, works to assist each participating student to achieve a high level of athletic skills, an appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem. Reports to the Athletic Director and Principal.
Education and Experience:
South Carolina Teacher Certification, some coaching and/or physical education experience or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a valid SC driver’s license.
Knowledge in the development, planning, organization, implementation and management of coaching athletic programs and practices designed to meet educational objectives and requirements. Knowledge of the standards, regulations, and laws relating to the position. Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to the program. Strong knowledge of word processing, e-mails, spreadsheets, electronic file management, the internet, and reporting and presentation software.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with school, District staff, parents and community. Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines. Ability to complete, process, and maintain required records, reports, and other information. Ability to develop and maintain effective communications with school and District employees, the school principal, and the general public. Ability to operate general office equipment including a computer, calculator, copier, etc. Ability to create electronic reports and presentations, use the internet efficiently, communicate electronically via e-mail, and manage electronic data and files in an organized manner.
School environment with significant exposure to environmental conditions, to include loud environment and exposure to sun-light. Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and working with students. Physical demands are activities requiring movement/lifting items weighing up to 75 pounds. Frequent travel required; occasional overnight travel required.
Assists in the supervision of students and assistants as assigned.
Hampton County School District 2 consists of three schools – Estill Elementary, Estill Middle, and Estill High, serving approximately 1145 students. We are a small rural community rich in wildlife and scenic beauty and have the additional advantage of being close to many bigger cities that offer diverse historical, cultural, recreational and shopping experiences.
We are within an hour’s drive of Savannah, Georgia, Beaufort and Hilton Head, South Carolina and just two hours away from Augusta, Georgia and Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina. Several educational institutions: USC-Aiken, USC-Allendale, USC-Beaufort, and USC-Walterboro are within commuting distance of the district. South Carolina State University and Claflin University are located 56 miles away in Orangeburg, SC.
All schools in the district are fully accredited by the South Carolina Department of Education. The high school is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and a signing bonus to new teachers. We are committed to providing challenging educational experiences that will help our students reach their potential and need energetic and dedicated personnel to help us reach our goals.