Tandem Friends School, a co-ed, Quaker, 5th-12th grade independent day school in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks an experienced, full-time Athletic Director to begin July 2019. TFS runs a no-cut sports program with volleyball, cross-country, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, track, and ultimate frisbee teams offerings.
The TFS Athletic Director is responsible for all operations of the MS-US athletic program including hiring and supervising coaches, communicating information to students and parents, managing game-day operations, and traveling to away games. The TFS Athletic Director also co-teaches MS physical education classes with the MS PE teacher.
Ideal candidates will possess:
3-5 years experience as an athletic director or assistant athletic director
3-5 years of supervisory experience
5+ years coaching experience in multiple sports
facility with a wide range of sports and physical education instructional strategies
a strong understanding of the developmental needs of both middle and high school students
a proven ability to foster positive leadership among student-athletes
excellent organizational strategies; the ability to manage complicated logistics efficiently and effectlively
excellent communication skills with a wide range of constituencies, both in person and by email
a clean driving record and comfort with driving an activity bus for long distances
a collaborative, inclusive approach to all aspects of school life
Tandem Friends seeks staff members who bring diverse skills and knowledge, a willingness to learn new things, and an appreciation for collaboration with students. At TFS, all staff members are active community members who share in the general support and care of the school community and participate in community service and overnight trips among other activities.
Tandem Friends School aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community. The school welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.