Germantown Friends School (Philadelphia, PA) is seeking coaches for both the Upper and Middle School Field Hockey programs (Varsity, JV, MS A, MS B teams). Applicants need to be good communicators with a positive coaching philosophy and proven coaching experience, or the drive to learn the craft of coaching. High-level playing experience is preferred (collegiate or beyond). Candidates should be knowledgeable about the latest techniques that apply to Field Hockey training, and be current on topics such as injury prevention and concussion management protocols, and strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to coach in a positive manner and adhere to the values of the school, and the Friends Schools League. All applicants must also demonstrate a willingness to continue professional development in all aspects of diversity, equity, and belonging, and to create an inclusive team culture.
These are part-time positions. V/JV Field Hockey runs from mid-August - October, each weekday afternoon and some Saturdays. Practice is 3:45-5:45 p.m., plus games. MS Field Hockey runs from September-October each weekday afternoon from 2:00-3:30 p.m., plus games. Daily availability at these times is essential.
Candidates with the aptitude and / or qualifications for classroom teaching are especially encouraged to apply. Additional positions within the school are listed on our website.
Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of reference checks and proper clearances, as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Current PA background clearances (PA Criminal, FBI/Fingerprints, PA Childline) are preferred.
Send cover letter, resume, and references to Katie Bergstrom Mark, Director of Athletics, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood‐12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit www.germantownfriends.org.
Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website at www.germantownfriends.org.