Varsity Cheerleading Head Coach
Job Details
Seasonal
About TCA

Founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation.  Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country’s most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our athletic community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives
Responsibilities and Qualifications

The Varsity Cheerleading Head coach must have a love for high school students and the sport of cheering. The head Varsity Cheer coach must have the ability to jump, stunt, dance and cheer. 

Qualifications

  • A strong commitment to the positive development of the cheer program at TCA
  • Ability to instill teamwork and community within a group of girls pointing them to Christ
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with high school girls in cheerleading
  •  Knowledge, skill and ability sufficient to maintain high standards of safety in all aspects of coaching at practices as well as contests (jumps, cheers, stunts, tumbling, etc.)
  • Ability to build a good rapport with, and mentor students
  • AACCA/USA Cheer Cheerleading certified

General Responsibilities

  • Responsible to oversee TCA Cheer Program (8th grade, JV and Varsity)
  • Prepare schedule for, attend and supervise cheerleaders at all Varsity cheer practices during football and basketball season (3-4 per week)
  • Prepare schedule for, attend and supervise cheerleaders at all Varsity football and basketball games (home and close away)
  • Work with Varsity captains to prepare pep rally assemblies
  • Responsible to oversee TAPPS Cheer Competition
  • Works with Athletic Department in arranging transportation to all cheerleader events, away games, competition, summer camp and summer work week
  • Oversee practice schedule for 8th and JV squads
  • Choreograph and teach pep rally routines 
  • Attend some 8th and JV football and basketball games
  • Organize and oversee summer cheer camp for 8th, JV and Varsity squads (June)
  • Organize and oversee summer work week for 8th, JV and Varsity squads (August)
  • Organize cheerleader awards program
  • Teach jumps, stunts, cheer techniques and dance routines
  • Responsible for fittings and ordering for all cheer uniforms for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Responsible for cheer tryouts and parent meetings for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Organize, approve and purchase supplies for all school decorations
  • Arranges and coordinates the parent meeting, cheer clinic and tryouts for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Responsible for Little Trojan Camps in the summer
  • Oversee all cheer communication from 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Assist with all football programs
  • Communicate with parents and administration
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Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Regularly works inside but some outdoor time required for games and practices
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and pull items
  • Ability to demonstrate jumping, stunting, dancing and cheering
  • Ability to move items weighing up to 20 lbs. (cheer mats)
  • Ability to assist with stunting and lifting cheerleaders
  • Early mornings and late nights required
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain
  • Maintaining composure in dealing with colleagues, parents and students
  • CPR certification required

Job Details
Position:   Varsity Cheerleading Head Coach 
Department:   Athletics
Reports To:   Girls Athletic Director
Start Date:  Immediately
Hours:   Seasonal 
Salary:   Commensurate with experience

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.

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