Educational Aid Position

Educational Aide Position

Fluency in English and Spanish is preferred for this position.  Excellent benefit package, $225 towards health insurance, and competitive salary.  Possible coaching duties and/or responsibilities. Please send a letter of application and resume to the address listed below.  Phone and email inquiries are welcomed.

Ryan Bobo, Superintendent or Allen Keys, Principal

Cotton Center ISD

2345 FM-179/ PO Box 350 Cotton Center, TX 79021

Administration Office (806) 879-2160 or

Secondary English Position

Secondary English Position Summary

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.   Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district's curriculum program. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.

Position Requirement

  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
    • Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements
  • Special Knowledge/Skills:
    • Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
    • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
    • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Please contact Ryan Bobo (Superintendent) @ryan.bobo@ccelks.orgor Allen Keys (Principal) @Allen.Keys@ccelks.orgfor more information

Athletic Director/Head Football Coach/Classroom Teacher

Cotton Center ISD is seeking a qualified Athletic Director/Head Football Coach/Classroom Teacher
Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage district’s athletic program and facilities and instruct and coach students to develop skills and abilities to excel in athletics. Provide each student with the opportunity to participate in an extracurricular athletic activity and ensure compliance with all federal, state, University Interscholastic League (UIL), and local requirements.
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of overall operations of an athletic program
Knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures
Knowledge of federal, state, and UIL policies governing athletics
Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes
Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug tests and annual physical
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Excellent public relations, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, and staff
3-5 years successful teaching and coaching experience preferred
Head Coaching Experience Preferred
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Program Planning and Instruction
1.Establish performance criteria for competition and manage athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship. Model performance criteria and perform physical movements required for successful student performance of all sports supervising.
2.Maintain an active program that promotes good sportsmanship and student development including the time, resources, and materials to support accomplishment of department goals.
3.Establish and maintain physical and academic eligibility requirements for participation in each sport, and verify each athlete’s eligibility.
4.Use a variety of instructional and coaching techniques to meet the needs and improve the abilities of all student athletes.
5.Take all necessary precautions to protect student athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities.
6.Work with other members of school staff to plan and implement instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletics.
7.Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to gauge athletic program effectiveness and ensure that program renewal is continuous and responsive to student needs.
Athletic Events
8.Manage district athletic operations including directing ticket/gate sales, securing game officials, announcers, clock keepers, chain crew, and ensuring preparation of facilities.
9.Prepare and approve all interscholastic game schedules.
10.Arrange transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town athletic events. (Drive bus to transport students to out-of-district competition.
Student Management
11.Implement district student management policies, communicate expected student behavior related to athletics, and ensure enforcement of student discipline in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
12. Accompany and supervise student athletes during assigned athletic competitions both at-home and on out-of-town trips.
13.Instruct and advise students on National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.
14.Establish and maintain open lines of communication on vital issues with parents, students, teachers, and administrators.
Administration, Budget and Inventory
15.Implement the policies established by federal law, state law, State Board of Education rule, UIL rules, and local board policy in area of athletics.
16.Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
17.Develop and administer budget based on documented needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
18.Oversee the process of cleaning, repairing, and storing of all athletic equipment including maintaining a current inventory of supplies, equipment, and fixed assets and recommending disposal and replacement of equipment.
19.Coordinate the use of all athletic facilities by nonschool groups.
20.Plan, organize, and oversee all activities including practices, special events, and tournaments.
Personnel Management
21.Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions for athletic department.
22.Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate all athletic department personnel and make recommendations relative to assignment, transfer, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
23.Develop training options and/or improvement plans for employees to ensure exemplary operation in area of athletics.
Community Relations
24.Articulate the district’s mission and goals in the area of athletics to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.
25.Demonstrate awareness of district and community needs, initiate activities to meet those needs, and use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
26.Support athletic booster club activities.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring of coaches.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Athletic equipment, standard office equipment including computer and peripherals and other instructional equipment; automated external defibrillator (AED); frequent driving may operate school bus
Posture:Sitting; prolonged standing; occasional kneeling, squatting, bending, stooping
Motion:Frequent walking; repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; frequent physical movements associated with sport; moderate grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension and reaching
Lifting:Frequently light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); occasional moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds)
Environment:Frequent districtwide and statewide travel
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular hours

Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university
Valid Texas teaching certificate
Current automated external defibrillator (AED) certificate
Clear and valid Texas commercial driver’s license with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements.
Evidence of successful Athletic Director/Coaching/Teaching Experience

District pays $225.00 towards District offered Employee Health Insurance
Cotton Center ISD is a District of Innovation
$4,500 Coaching Stipend plus 10 extra days for 2022-2023

Send letter of intent, resume, references, copies of transcripts, and Texas educator certificate to:
U.S. mail to:
Cotton Center ISD
ATTN: Ryan Bobo
PO Box 350
Cotton Center, TX 79021 or
Hand deliver to:
Cotton Center ISD
2345 FM 179.
Cotton Center, TX 79021
For inquiry email Superintendent Ryan Bobo atryan.bobo@ccelks.orgor call office at (806)879-2160