Junior Varsity Cheer Asst. Coach
Job Details

TCA was 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 education 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

The Junior Varsity Cheer Assistant Coach must have a love for high school students and the sport of cheering. The Junior Varsity Cheer Assistant Coach must have the ability to jump, stunt, dance and cheer. This individual must be willing to share his/her belief with the cheerleaders.

General Responsibilities

  • Attend JV cheer practices during  football and basketball season (3-4 per week)
  • Assist JV Cheer Head Coach in planning and organizing practices 
  • Assist JV Cheer Head Coach in planning warm-up, conditioning, cheerleading drills for practice
  • Assist JV Cheer Head Coach in choreographing and teaching pep rally routines (2-3 routines)
  • Assist JV Cheer Head Coach in choosing and approving music for pep rally routines
  • Attend pep rallies that JV performs at (2-3)
  • Assist in documenting and planning weekly character lessons with Team Chaplain
  • Attend all JV Football games (home and close away)
  • Alternate attending all JV basketball games (home and close away)
  • Assist JV Cheer Head Coach to teach jumps, stunts, cheer techniques and dance routines
  • Assist with fittings and ordering for all cheer uniforms for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Assist Varsity Cheer Head Coach JV Cheer Head Coach with cheer tryouts and parent meetings for 8th, JV and Varsity
  • Attend Summer Cheer camp (first week of summer)
  • Attend Work Week in August to prepare for upcoming season
  • Assist with managing miscellaneous items (logistics, travel, ad sales, etc.)
  • Assist in organization and presentation of parent meetings
  • Coordinate with JV Cheer Head Coach to communicate with parents on a weekly basis (scheduling, updates, etc.)

Required Education, Experience and 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 of the sport of cheerleading (jumps, cheers, stunts, tumbling, etc.)
  • Ability to build a good rapport with students and parents

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

Job Details

Position:   Junior Varsity Cheer Assistant Coach 
Department:   Athletics
Reports To:   Junior Varsity Cheer Head Coach
Start Date:  Immediately
Hours:   Seasonal 
Salary:   Commensurate with experience

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

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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