Founded in 1912, Park School is a non-sectarian, independent, coeducational day school with 780 students in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. The school’s core values, rooted in progressive educational philosophy, sustain an unshakable belief in children’s capacity to enjoy learning, to act rationally, and to grow when inspired by highly qualified, caring teachers. A fundamental commitment to inclusiveness and equity guides all programs and activities.

THE POSITION

The Park School Athletic Department is seeking candidates for a part-time coaching position working with the Middle School Cross Country Program for the fall 2017 season.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Coaching and running experience at the high school and/or collegiate level
  • Ability to work with and motivate students of all skill levels
  • Punctuality at practices and meets
  • Consistent attendance at practices and meets

RESPONSIBILITIES

Including but not limited to:

  • Supporting school policies, including but not limited to: sportsmanship, integrity, accountability, dedication, and effort
  • Maintaining the school's progressive philosophy throughout the season, and developing and teaching programmatic systems consistent with the entire cross-country program
  • Working in association with Athletic Trainer in event of injury
  • Planning and managing practices
  • Traveling to/from away meets with team
  • Serving as mentor to current students
  • Attending parent-coaches pre-season meetings
  • Maintaining and exemplifying appropriate conduct towards officials, opposing coaches, and runners

The positions will run from August 29th to November 2nd.

CONTACT

Resume and cover letter should be emailed to:

Director of Athletics Boys' Program Dia Clark at dclark@parkschool.net
Director of Athletics Girls' Program Robin Lowe at rlowe@parkschool.net


The Park School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of age, race, color, sex/gender, national origin, citizen status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state and local laws.