Battle HS Head Football Coach


The Columbia Public School District is seeking a Head Football Coach for Battle High School.



The Head Football Coach is responsible for:

  • Maintaining positive communication with patrons and parents of athletes and potential athletes.
  • Coordinating off-season camps and conditioning programs.
  • Encouraging good sportsmanship and enthusiasm for the sport.
  • Collaborating with other coaches to ensure a comprehensive approach to Battle High School athletes.
  • Ensuring compliance with MSHSAA.
  • Knowledge of NFHS football rules
  • Maintaining statistics on all players.
  • Understanding and adhering to Board policies and procedures.

 Perform other duties as necessary to support the mission and vision of Columbia Public School District.



All employees of the District are expected to adhere to the policies and regulations of the Board of Education, maintain appropriate certification and competencies necessary for the position, and demonstrate the values of the district at all times. For information on polices, regulations and values, visit All those applying for coaching positions with CPS should have an understanding/history of positive coaching and a willingness to implement positive coaching standards upon being hired.



Reports To:        Athletic Director/ Building Principal

Supervises:        Assistant Coaches




Minimum:         A Four-Year College Degree or Serving as an Approved Assistant Coach for a minimum of TWO school years is required; Missouri Substitute teaching certificate is required; Sport First Aid Course is required. 


If hired as a coach via a substitute certificate, the individual must satisfactorily complete (make a grade of 80% to pass) a MSHSAA approved coaches education program (NFICEP) before he/she can be hired for a coaching position in any subsequent year. In addition, all coaches despite certification status must attend a NFICEP first-aid class and pass the exit test given at that time. Successful completion of a Concussion in Sports Course, and review of current concussion information yearly. Successful completion of the MSHSAA Sport-Specific Online Rules Review each season


Preferred:          Bachelor’s degree; Missouri teaching certificate; Head coaching experience. 


Ideal candidate will have a professional and friendly demeanor with a demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of individuals in a fast-paced environment. Ideal candidate is currently a Hickman High School employee or is able and willing to become an employee of Hickman High School. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of various football strategies and scenarios at the high school level.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



Language:  Read, analyze and interpret professional journals, Board policy, administrative procedures and forms and governmental regulations and guidance; Complete forms and write reports; Present information effectively and respond to questions


Computation: Perform basic mathematical functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing; Apply concepts; such as, fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning:  Solve a variety of problems in many different situations; Interpret instructions presented in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; Apply knowledge of current educational theory and instructional techniques while presenting subject matter to students


Other Skills and Abilities: Identify needs and abilities of individual students and to adapt instructional methods accordingly; establish and maintain effective relationships with students, staff, administrators, and parents; perform multiple tasks simultaneously.


Technology: Perform basic computer functions such as word processing and internet use; Use district software for finding student information; Utilize smart boards, projectors and other instructional technology provided by the district.


Physical Demands:  Speak and hear in an environment where numerous conversations and activities may be taking place simultaneously; Move around a classroom, gymnasium, and playing field; Read handwritten or printed material


Attendance:  Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position: Requires frequent evening and/or weekend work related to practice and competition; Evenings and/or weekends travel to accompany students to games and meets.  


Sensory Requirements:  The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking.


Conditions and Environment: The individual who holds this position will regularly work in a school environment that is noisy and active.  The individual will be required to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.


Prospective and current employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact human resources to discuss reasonable accommodations to perform the essential job functions. 


Equal Opportunity Employer

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