Interim Physical Education Teacher and Head Varsity Coach
Sidwell Friends, a co-educational, PK-12, Quaker day school, seeks applicants for a full-time interim physical education teacher and head varsity coach for multiple sports beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. This position requires the applicant to teach and coach three seasons. Responsibilities include teaching Middle School physical education classes, coaching at least three sports, building a competitive team, organizing and running practices, developing and implementing effective game strategies, supervising and utilizing assistant coaches, and recruiting highly successful student athletes.
Successful candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of successful coaching experience at the collegiate or high school level, and/or in a club setting. A bachelor’s degree and excellent interpersonal and communications skills are also required. Previous recruiting experience is preferred.
Founded in 1883, Sidwell Friends is an educational community inspired by the values of the Religious Society of Friends and guided by the Quaker belief in "That of God" in each person. We seek academically talented students of diverse cultural, racial, religious and economic backgrounds. We offer these students a rich and rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum and encourage these students to test themselves in athletic competition and to give expression to their artistic abilities. The School has outstanding athletics facilities including an all-weather track, four full size gyms, a fitness center, three fields (including an artificial turf field), a large dance studio and six tennis courts.
Applicants should upload a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our on-line application.