Kents Hill School, a vibrant and diverse co-educational 9-PG boarding and day school is looking for a talented and forward thinking Director of Athletics to join its Senior Leadership Team. Approaching its bicentennial, Kents Hill is poised to rethink what it means to be a traditional college preparatory boarding school and the role athletics plays in the development of character and leadership in young people. The Director of Athletics will oversee all aspects of the sports and activities programs. The Director of Athletics will report to the Assistant Head of School for Student Life.
If you are interested in applying for the position, please answer the following questions so we can better assess if you will be a great fit for our Senior Team. Once the questions are reviewed, finalists will be asked to provide a resume and references prior to their campus visit.
1. What role should athletics play in developing character and values? Please give one example of how a team or institution you were a part of has intentionally used athletics to develop these traits.
Boarding schools are rooted in a tradition of encouraging students to play multiple sports. In an era of sport specialization, how would you envision the KHS program evolving and addressing sport specialization?
How would people describe you as a leader?
How would you describe yourself as a team member?
To be considered, email your answers to the above questions to Amy Wing, Assistant to the Head of School: email@example.com
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Kents Hill School does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Kents Hill School
A friendly, diverse school located on a beautiful 400-acre campus, Kents Hill School is home to a closely knit community of approximately 230 students. Committed to the belief that one man or woman of principle can always make a difference, the Kents Hill faculty encourages the curiosity and interests of each student, cultivating academic success and teaching understanding of and respect for oneself and others. Kents Hill fosters confident, forward-thinking young men and women who are striving to make a difference in the world. Its breathtaking campus with views of Maine's lakes and mountains, Kents Hill is close to major ski resorts, the Maine coast, and the state capital, Augusta. The state's largest city, Portland, with its lovely historic district and lively array of restaurants and shops, is only an hour away. With vigorous academics, vibrant arts programs, outstanding athletics facilities, and focus on character development, Kents Hill offers each student the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth in a safe and supportive community.