Varsity Head Track and Field Coach (winter, spring seasons)
Convent of the Sacred Heart
December 12, 2017
New York, New York
Part Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria", these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community
Position: Varsity Head Track and Field Coach (winter, spring seasons)
Reports to: Assistant Athletic Director - Competitive Sports
Expected Start: January, 2018
The Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of running a successful Varsity program, as well as overseeing the growth, development, and leadership of the Convent of the Sacred Heart track programs, grades 5-12. This is a part-time position with Indoor Track competing until February/ March with Outdoor Track running from March - June". Interested applicants should be available Monday - Friday between 3 - 6pm
Achieve a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions
Achieve competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
Demonstrate a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic, moral-ethical, and athletic development of student-athletes; demonstrate the highest priority is the health, safety and welfare of student-athletes
Demonstrate excellent writing, speaking and listening skills
Exhibit leadership and professional behavior in dealings with student-athletes, parents, staff, and administrators
Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior in the pursuit of achieving sport program goals established by the Assistant Athletic Director – Competitive Sports
Complete all assignments made by the Assistant Athletic Director – Competitive Sports including, but not limited to:
roster management, track meet operations, scheduling, record keeping, transportation, management of staff, CPR, First Aid, VIRTUS and other trainings, liaison for Team Parents (APC), distribution and collection of uniforms, attend League / CSH coaches’ meetings, and other administrative duties as assigned
Conduct staff meetings with Sacred Heart coaches to develop consistent coaching philosophy, teach concepts, and promote excitement towards CSH track and field programs.
Manage staff assistant coaches; Provide mentorship / support to sub-Varsity programs
Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NYSAIS, AAIS, School, Division, and Department of Athletics rules and regulations and Coaches Manual
Other Responsibilities: This position is also responsible for any additional tasks, not previously mentioned, that are needed to maintain and/or oversee the success of Sacred Heart Athletics.
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience. Previous high school/college coaching experience required. High school competing experience required; college competing experience preferred.
Preference for someone with demonstrated experience in planning and developing comprehensive approach to middle school and high school sport program development.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to effectively manage relationships at the administrative, student-athlete, and parent level.
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a stro...ng commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.