Mercer Island School District 400 (learn more)

Mercer Island, WA (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3221896
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 23, 2020

Job Description

COACH POSITION:  Football - Assistant Coach (Fall)


SalaryPer the negotiated agreement


General Functions:

  • Supports the High School in all of its athletic programs and demonstrates commitment to strengthen relations withthe educational system as well as the coaching profession.
  • Supports the head coach in conducting the athletic program of that particular sport.
  • Knowledgeable and aware of rules and regulations concerning his/her sport.
  • Assumes any duties assigned to him/her by the head coach pertaining to the overall athletic program of that particular sport and assumes responsibilities of the head coach in the absence of the head coach.
  • Assists and be accountable to the head coach, athletic director, and principal.
  • Accompanies and directs the assigned team to all games and practices.
  • Holds a current first aid and CPR card.
  • Keeps current on all clock hours depending on coaching level.
  • Exemplifies good sportsmanship and is held to the same sportsmanship expectations as the head coach.

Essential Functions

  • Instructs students in the fundamentals of the sport s/he is coaching.
  • Maintains facilities and equipment.
  • Supervises team players at practice, contests, in locker room and during travel.
  • Promotes sportsmanship and fair play among all teams and players by always setting a good example for participants and fans to follow, exemplifies the highest moral and ethical behavior; instructs participants in proper sportsmanship responsibilities and demands they make sportsmanship a high priority; respects judgment of contest officials, abides by rules of the event and displays no behavior that could incite fans; treats opposing coaches, participants, fans and media members with respect; develops and enforces penalties for participants who do not abide by sportsmanship standards; and develops a method to publicly recognize good sportsmanship.
  • Reports contest results to League Statistician as directed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent                        
  • Hold a current and valid First Aid and CPR card
  • Must be at least 21 years of age                              
  • Prior coaching experience preferred


If you need help with the online process please call (206) 236-3318 or use the District Job Kiosk in the District Administration Building located at 4160 86th Ave SE, Mercer Island.


The stipend amounts listed are from the 2019-20 coach salary schedule and will be updated for 2020-21 if changes occur.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Contact Information

    • Rosie Burns
    • 4160 86th Avenue SE
    • Mercer Island, Washington 98040

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