Lazbuddie ISD - Athletic Director/Head Football Coach


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Lazbuddie ISD is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented, and visionary Athletic Director/Head Football Coach to lead and grow the Lazbuddie Longhorns athletic program for the 2024-2025 school year and beyond.

This is a great opportunity to (1) make a great impact on a group of respectful, talented, hard-working athletes, (2) work with a supportive leadership team and community, (3) equip students to develop character and leadership skills, (4) and to build and lead an athletic program that has the potential for tremendous growth. Lazbuddie is a great place to teach and raise kids in a small community with a family atmosphere.

  • The Athletic Director will oversee the Lazbuddie High School and Junior High athletic program, which includes the following sports: Football, cross-country, basketball, track and field, golf, and tennis. The AD will also (1) develop the summer workout and conditioning program and (2) help develop the Elementary PE / Pre-Athletics program to further build fundamental skills before junior high.
  • Basketball and spring sport coaching opportunities (high school and/or junior high) would be included in addition to head football.
  • Currently the teaching fields could be social studies or middle school generalist, but other certifications will also be considered.
  • Required to have a CDL with appropriate endorsements or willing to obtain by Fall 2024.

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate
  • Previous experience coaching and/or administering athletic programs in a Texas school district.
  • Six-man football coaching and/or playing experience

  • Four-Day Instructional Week
  • Housing is available with utilities paid (with exception of phone/internet).
  • Recently renovated and updated campus facilities after a community approved bond election.
  • Great school system with small classes and a nurturing environment for coaching families with school age children.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience. Athletic director and per sport stipends plus stipends available for teaching STAAR tested classes.
  • Employee child care is available.
  • Dual credit classes through South Plains College are paid for by the district for high school students.
Community Information
Lazbuddie ISD is a UIL Class A school located in Parmer County with 131 students in PK-12th Grade, including 38 high school students. Lazbuddie is an agricultural based community with a strong work ethic. We are located in the southern Panhandle and northern South Plains. Lazbuddie is only 17 minutes from Muleshoe; 25 minutes from Dimmitt, Friona, Bovina, and Farwell; 40 minutes from Clovis; 60 minutes from Canyon, and only 75 minutes from both Lubbock and Amarillo.

How To Apply
Submit a cover letter and a resume to Superintendent Brad Jones ([email protected]). To discuss this opportunity more, feel free to contact him at 806-965-2156 (school) or 325-451-4514 (cell).