Beacon Academy is seeking a dynamic and energetic leader to become its new Athletic Director. The Director will be be responsible for all aspects of a comprehensive athletic program. The Director must be committed to supporting athletics and scholarship at the highest level of excellence.
Promote athletics within the school community as an integral part of the student experience.
Work with the marketing department to promote the value of the Beacon athletic program.
Formulate and implement athletic policies and procedures in accordance with the rules and regulations of the School, the conference, and the IHSA.
Ensure the health and safety of all students in the athletic program.
Ensure that all coaches are performing their duties at the highest level of professionalism.
Oversee mentoring of new coaches.
Serve as a resource and consultant to all coaches.
Prepare, submit, and oversee an annual budget.
Oversee scheduling of all athletic contests.
Ensure fairness and equity within and amongst all sports.
Represent the school at various state, regional, and national athletic associations.
Support the school, its mission, and leadership.
Entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to continue to build on a new and thriving program.
Minimum of 5 years of high school head coaching and/or high school athletics administration required.
Strong management and team building skills as well as and financial acumen.
Excellent writing and public speaking skills, complemented by a demonstrated ability to effectively interact with students, staff, and campus leaders in a variety of environments.
Ability to motivate and lead coaches, faculty, staff and student-athletes to achieve success.
Beacon Academy brings together independent school best practices and the IB Diploma curriculum with the independence, freedom, and student-centered methods of Montessori. The students experience a learning community that inspires self-motivation and personal challenge and celebrates intellectual, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity. Based in Evanston, but using the entirety of Chicago as a class...room, Beacon Academy has experienced explosive growth since its founding in 2014. It is a school that values entrepreneurialism, creativity, and innovation.