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Temporary Assistant Director of Athletics - District - C136-2324  until June 30, 2024

Temporary Assistant Director of Athletics - District - C136-2324 until June 30, 2024

locationWethersfield, CT 06109, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/29/2024
Full Time


POSTING DATE: February 28, 2024

CLOSING DATE:March 12, 2024

POSITION:Assistant Director of Athletics – Temporary until June 30, 2024

REPORTS TO:Director of Athletics

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Assistant Director of Athletics will provide assistance with the organization of the athletic programs within the district.


●       Coordinate program development for athletics.

●       Assists in the selection of intramural and athletic coaches and staff.

●       Organizes and conducts orientation of athletic coaches and staff.

●       Oversees the completion of evaluations of athletic coaches and staff; maintains records of required coaching permits and/or certifications for first aid, CPR and Mod. 15.

●       Assists in the hiring of officials, security/police and other personnel necessary and required for the proper administration of home games.

●       Oversees the system wide athletic transportation schedules.

●       Arranges for Park permits; assist with field and field house, gymnasium practice schedules; arranges for athletic field preparations.

●       Oversees program inventories and requisitions for supplies and equipment.

●       Prepares and submits reports pertaining to the athletic program.

●       Performs other such duties that are consistent with the nature of the position and may be requested by the Chief of Schools


●       Holds degree in Education and Administration and Supervision.

●       Demonstrated experience in the field of athletics.

●       Demonstrated successful experience in work with staff, students, parents and the community in an urban setting.

●       Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an education team, setting and maintaining high standards for staff.

●       Demonstrated leadership.

●       Knowledge of State of Connecticut Statutes regulating coaching.

●       Excellent communication and organizational skills.

●       Experience and knowledge with the NASPE National Standards for Athletic Coaches.


Connecticut Intermediate Administration of Supervision Certification (092)

SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  12 Month work year – Salary is in accordance with the Hartford Principals’ and Supervisors’ Association’s 2023-2024 Schedule: Assistant Director, Group 11, $128,254 - $136,811

EVALUATION:   Evaluated annually

UNION AFFILIATION:  Hartford Principals’ and Supervisors’ Association

Application Procedure

To be considered, all internal and external applicants must fully complete a Hartford Public Schools’ online application at https://app.hirenimble.com/jobs/hartford. Internal candidates are advised to use their personal email when applying.

Upon submission, candidates’ applications and supporting documents will be reviewed. Candidates who advance through the initial review will be invited to interview. Successful candidates will then be invited to next steps in the selection process. 

Hartford Public Schools (Hartford, Connecticut) is a diverse community of educators and 17,000 students attending 39 distinctive magnet, community, and neighborhood schools, located in the capital city of Connecticut. We are committed to being a leader in innovative urban education, cultivating equity and excellence for all of our students, closing the opportunity gap, and preparing students for college and life. 

Hartford Public Schools acknowledges that systems of injustice exist in our nation and our community. Our district is committed to addressing systemic barriers to create a culture of equity that benefits all students. We are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse team of culturally competent educators. We strive to have our team reflect the different perspectives of our families and community so that we can work together to overcome obstacles, close the opportunity gaps, and prepare our students for continuous success. 

HPS recruits and selects diverse educators, who are committed to our instructional vision to develop students’ individual, academic, social, and emotional capacities and growth within the classroom and beyond. Highly talented and qualified candidates with a passion for urban education, a commitment to our Hartford students, families, and community are strongly encouraged to apply immediately!

Why Should You Choose Hartford Public Schools?

Hartford Public Schools is seeking excellent candidates and wants to provide the best experience for you. We have put together a comprehensive package of benefits and incentives, including:

· New administrator induction

· Assistant Principal Institute

· Competitive salary

· Career growth opportunities

· Tuition reimbursement

· Rich health care plan

· Life insurance

· Residency differential for educators who reside in Hartford (3% of base salary)

Diversity Among Us

Hartford Public Schools is a diverse community of scholars and educators. Among our 17,000 students, there are 88 languages spoken; 21% of our student population are multilingual learners. Over 85% of the population are students of color. At Hartford Public Schools, we are well above the national average for diverse teachers and administrators. Among our teachers and administrators, 28% and 43%, respectively, identify as people of color. 

Hartford is the Place for You

The state of Connecticut is seated on the northeastern seaboard. Hartford is within an hour’s drive of the coastline and is centrally located between New York City and Boston. Hartford is one of America’s oldest and most historic cities, made up of 17 unique neighborhoods rich in history and diversity. It is commonly known as the “insurance capital” due to its prominence beginning in the 19th century as home to many of the most prestigious insurance companies in the U.S., many of which still call Hartford home today. The city features world-class museums, entertainment, and sports venues and is home to several major companies. An array of restaurants reflecting cuisines from all over the world attract people from far and wide, and more than 200 arts, heritage, and cultural organizations in the Hartford region provide hundreds of events year-round. In addition, several universities and colleges are in Hartford and the surrounding towns, allowing easy access to advanced degree programs.

An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D

Note: This posting does not necessarily reflect vacancies in the respective subject area and is solely intended to generate a talent pool for current and future certified teaching opportunities. The above description covers the principle duties and responsibilities of the position. The description should not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all duties or as a contract. In all cases, these relationships, functions, and their applications are subject to change by the superintendent of schools.