The Noble Network of Charter Schools

Varsity Head Football Coach - Gary Comer College Prep

School Support Chicago, Illinois


Be Noble. Be a Varsity Head Football Coach at Noble.

Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 schools and 1,300 employees currently serve over 12,300 students, 98% of whom are minority, 89% low-income, and 83% first-generation college goers. The School Quality and Rating Policy scores for the Chicago Public Schools rated Noble campuses as ten of the top fifteen public high schools in the city. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students to be successful in college and lead exemplary lives. For that reason, we are looking for the best talent in education.

Who We’re Seeking

Gary Comer College Prep Football is entering its tenth varsity season.  We have a strong program with a proud tradition of excellence. GCCP has posted a record of 30-4 in the last four seasons, including back-to-back Noble Bowl Championships in 2016 and 2017.  

Key Responsibilities:

Program assistant coaches are responsible to coach positions groups, both offensively and defensively.

Requirements include attendance at daily practices from July through October and may require off-season commitments (from January through June) for weight training and attendance at coaching clinics. Practices are typically scheduled after the school day during season (4-6:30pm) and games are typically played on Friday night or Saturday afternoon.

Ideal Candidate Traits:

  • A belief that all students, regardless of background and current ability, can succeed in high school, college, and life
  • A belief in executing Noble’s approach to high expectations
  • A record of pursuing and achieving ambitious results
  • A regular practice of reflection and desire to continuously improve
  • 2+ years of experience
  • ISBE or ASEP certification
  • Knowledge of IHSA and CPS rules and policies, specifically pertaining to football, preferred
  • Eligibility to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Compensation: It is preferred (but not required) that interested applicants apply for other full time positions at Gary Comer College. Coaches are eligible for coaching stipends (paid out at the end of the season) upon hiring. Head to this link to check out our full time teaching positions.

At Noble, our mission is to be a catalyst for educational equity in the city of Chicago that empowers students with the scholarship, discipline, and honor necessary to succeed in college and lead exemplary lives. We know that we only fulfill this mission if we are the best place for a diverse mix of driven, reflective, and innovative educators to come, stay, and do their best work nurturing college-ready students. That is why Noble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making all employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic or classification protected by law.

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