Location: McLean, Virginia
Type: Part Time
The Potomac School Athletic Department is looking to hire a head coach for our indoor track and outdoor track and field programs for the 2023-24 school year. This is a part-time, seasonal position, paid through a stipend and is not benefit eligible. The person in this role will be working with student athletes in an environment where academic expectations are high.
As a connected K-12 learning community, Potomac offers many exciting advantages. Just three miles from the rich resources of the nation's capital, our modern campus is situated on 90 beautiful, wooded acres.
At the Potomac School, athletics are at the core of a balanced educational experience and hold equal footing with academics and the arts in the overall development of our future global citizens. We believe our core values of courage, integrity, humility, perseverance, and respect are acutely learned and honed through teamwork and athletic competition.
The 23 different interscholastic programs of 38 teams are formed according to ability, and most programs include varsity and junior varsity squads. Varsity teams strive to compete at the highest levels while emphasizing sportsmanship and teamwork. At the junior varsity level, success in competition is encouraged, while skill building and participation are the primary goals.
Our Girls teams compete in the 15-member Independent School League (ISL).
Our Boys teams compete in the 7-member Mid Atlantic Conference (MAC).
Guide the personal development of each student-athlete on the roster.
Organize, communicate, and execute daily practice plans.
Prepare and condition athletes.
Lead game day equipment preparations and set up
Coordinate with Athletics to create social media content
Perform other duties as assigned.
In striving to fulfill its mission, The Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds of candidates who embody our core values of courage, integrity, humility, perseverance, and respect. We recognize that differences are a source of strength, and we know that everyone is enriched when each person's contributions and perspectives are valued.
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About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.