Volleyball, Basketball Coach

Middle School Education Milpitas, California


Description

Position at Merryhill School

The Merryhill School in Mipitas, CA is hiring for a Part-Time Volleyball and Basketball Coach. 

Our school builds the solid academic foundation students need for future success. Classes are led by dedicated, caring teachers who value open communication with parents. We provide a challenging and robust curriculum, innovative instruction, and a vibrant school community. Our students are academically successful and capable of transferring their knowledge and skills to new challenges. Our teachers are proud to be part of our educational team because they are supported by an innovative curriculum and receive ongoing professional development from our education department. If you value a career in an educational community of extraordinary professionals, join ours!

We are currently looking for a caring and energetic coach to join our team.  If you have a passion for working with children, are dedicated to providing the best education and care to your students, work collaboratively, and want to learn and grow, we want you to be a part of our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a positive role model to the student-athletes and parents
  • Teach skills through effectively planned practices at a level appropriate for each member of the team
  • Condition athletes appropriately for activities requiring endurance, strength, and agility
  • Responsible for all aspects of directing the team’s practice and play in matches
  • Teach sportsmanship, cooperation, work ethic, and responsibility to one’s team
  • Monitor players’ attendance and conduct during practice and matches
  • Maintain an open line of communication with students, parents, peers, and Athletics management.
  • Ensure schedules are communicated, rosters are kept up-to-date, and students are accounted for (e.g. coordinate with team parents and parent drivers, students ready for bus departure, remain with students until picked up)
  • Prioritize an environment of safety for our student-athletes
  • Manage equipment.
  • Performs other duties as required

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent preferred. 
  • Previous coaching experience required.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with children of various ages

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.*