Athletics (Coaching) State Certified - Meramec Valley R-III
Position: Athletics (Coaching) State Certified
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Middle School (8th Grade) Football Coach
Job Location: Riverbend Middle School, Meramec Valley R-III School District, Pacific, MO
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: Apr 18, 2021**
District: Meramec Valley R-III
Pacific, MO 63069
Telephone: 636-271-1400
Job Description:
All Applicants must submit the required application and additional materials online at

  • Valid teaching certificate; four-year degree and/or DESE substitute certification required
  • First-aid certification required
  • Experience as a football coach preferred
  • Assist in the coordination of the high school and middle school programs in the assigned sport or activity
  • Use sound and acceptable coaching/teaching techniques in all phases of the program
  • Organize safe and effective practice sessions
  • Adhere to an efficient and technically sound conditioning and injury prevention and treatment program
  • Adhere to the system for equipment accountability
  • Establish a working rapport with, and is directly responsible to, the high school head coach
  • Adhere to all district and school policies regarding the athletic/activities program
  • Strive to build good sportsmanship among players/team members, coaches, and fans
  • Model good sportsmanship and enforce sportsmanlike behavior among the players/team members/participants at all times
  • Establish good public relations in the school and community
  • Assist in coaching individual participants in the fundamental and advanced skills necessary to develop their full potential in the sport/activity involved
  • Instill a positive attitude towards self, event, team, and sport on the part of individual players/participants
  • Assist in communicating personal and program expectations to team /group and to individual players/members/participants
  • Follow a firm, fair, and consistent discipline system for the team/group and for individual players/members/participants
  • Follow proper procedures in handling discipline problems
  • Cooperate with maintenance staff, transportation staff, and others who are involved in supporting the activities program
  • Adhere to budget guidelines for the sport/activity
  • Assist the head coach in working with the youth league to promote the program
  • Attend clinics, workshops, and professional organizations as related to coaching area, as requested by the activities director and/or head coach
  • Other duties as may be assigned
For a complete listing of job responsibilities and fitness for duty requirements, see our Middle School Coach Job Description at

TERMS: Extra-duty contract     
EFFECTIVE: 2021-2022 school year      
SCREENING TO BEGIN: Immediately – Open until filled  
Recommendation to be given at the May, 2021, Board of Education meeting.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION:  The Meramec Valley R-III School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in the admission, access to, treatment, and employment in its programs, services and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Meramec Valley R-III School District’s compliance with nondiscrimination laws is directed to contact Mr. Tom Sauvage, Assistant Superintendent, at 126 North Payne Street, Pacific, MO  63069, (636-271-1400).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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