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JV Dance Coach

NDHS (Sherman Oaks)






The Junior Varsity (JV) Dance Coach works under the direct supervision of the Varsity Dance Coach, Athletic Director, Vice
Principal of Student Life, and principal. The JV coach must be a person of high character and able to espouse Catholic,
Holy Cross and Notre Dame’s mission values will set a positive example for all students. The dance program will be active
during the summer and the successful candidate will be ready to begin as soon as possible.


Receives direct supervision from the Varsity Dance Coach, Athletic Director, Vice Principal of Student Life, and/or
the principal.


Serves as a positive role model for the dance team and all students in general.
Assist the Varsity Head Coach with all aspects of the JV Dance Team Program, including but not limited to the growth and evolution of the dance program, organizing team schedules, teaching & educating athletes in jazz, hip hop,
and pom.
Maintains strong interpersonal skills and cooperative working relationships with students and adults (parents, staff, school administration) from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflicts, maintaining confidentiality, keeping emotions under control, listening and remaining open to others ideas, and contributing to a positive team spirit.
Responsible for the safety and supervision of dancers/cheerleaders at all times and creates a safe environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of high school students.
Adheres to all protocols listed in the athletic handbook, faculty handbook, and student handbook and stays abreast of students; academic eligibility by communicating regularly with vice-principal for academic affairs.
Organizes and facilitates choreography and music for all performances at games, halftime shows, and other performances as required.
Travels with Dancers/Cheerleaders on the team bus to and from games, and at times, may need to drive school vans.
Works directly with athletic trainers in teaching precautions and procedures to ensure student and staff safety and helps students prevent injuries. Completes accident report for any student injured within 24 hours and notifies the
athletic trainer even if the athlete does not see a physician. Ensures that a coach will accompany any injured player who requires medical attention.
Responsible for the condition of facilities and equipment. Make sure equipment is stored properly after practice, and all offices, storage rooms, outside doors, and locker rooms are locked, and lights turned off after games and practices.
Other duties as assigned by the school administration or principal.



Bachelors Degree (Working towards a bachelors degree is acceptable)
Experience on or coaching an advanced dance team.
Ability to choreograph dance routines.
Availability to coach during summer and vacation periods; evening and weekend work may be required.
Strong communication, organizational, motivational, teaching, and coaching skills.
CPR/First Aid, Virtus, and other certification are required. (This can be completed post-hire.)

Information/Application Contact

NDHS (Sherman Oaks)

13645 Riverside Dr.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423