Bellefonte Area School District is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Coach Junior High Football Coach.


The Junior High Head Football Coach is responsible for overseeing aspects of the junior high program in coordination with the Varsity program.  Program responsibilities include but not limited to: participant and community relations, instructing participants, overseeing safety, supervising instructors and volunteers, budgeting, assisting in scheduling, attend meetings such as coaching clinics, rule interpretation, meetings, and any league meetings, prepare reports such as early dismissal times, team rosters, and end of the season reports.  The successful candidate will be required to adhere to all local, state and federal laws, directives of the School Board and PIAA.


Minimum of three years Jr. High offensive / defensive line coaching experience. Varsity coaching experience preferred, but not required. Rugby style tackling experience also preferred.  


Coaches are to be exemplary role models for the athletes, school, community and District.


All applications need to be submitted online.  Please do not submit hard copies or email back-up documents.


Outside applicants:

Up-to-date Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 clearances must be attached to your online application to be considered for an interview. Clearances must be for EMPLOYMENT purposes. We are not permitted to accept VOLUNTEER Clearances. Clearances more than five (5) years old will not be accepted. Instructions and links to obtain clearances can be found at, Human Resources, Clearances.


Act 168 disclosure releases will need completed prior to hire. Current physical and TB results will be required from hired candidate.


Address your cover letter to: Dr. Michelle Saylor, Superintendent of Schools, 318 North Allegheny Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823


Current Staff:

Please click on the INTERNAL button and follow the outlined steps.


General application questions may be directed email to

BASD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.