• Director of Squash/Teacher

    Posted: 01/26/2024

    Reports to: Athletic Director and the appropriate administrator for teaching or additional responsibilities

    Job Summary: St. George’s School seeks a driven, committed, and dynamic Director of Squash beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year. Previous coaching and/or collegiate playing experience strongly preferred. The most competitive candidates will be able to contribute significantly to other aspects of school life, as a classroom teacher, administrator, or staff member.

    A member of the prestigious Independent School League and New England Prep School Athletic Council, St. George's welcomes candidates who embrace the league’s ideals of “integrity, sportsmanship, and leadership” and those who embody the philosophy that athletics routinely serves as an extension of the traditional educational experience in the classroom. The Director will oversee  the training, conditioning and performance of the boys’ and girls’ varsity squash program. The Director will help guide prospective students and families applying to St. George’s and support current student-athletes in their college application process. Candidates must possess the skills and expertise to help advance the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan as well.

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Lead all aspects of coordinating and maintaining a competitive ISL/NEPSAC squash program.
    • Participate fully and energetically in the academic, afternoon, and residential programs of the school. 
    • Direct the training, conditioning and performance of the boys’ and girls’ varsity squash program Monday through Saturday during the season. Practices are typically in the late afternoon.
    • Lead both the junior varsity and third team coaches and collaborate on topics of technique, training plans and player placement and development throughout the season.
    • Foster among the participants and spectators an appreciation for the values of athletics, a desire to perform at the highest level, an attitude of good sportsmanship, and sense of pride in self, team and school community.
    • Work together with the athletic director in the development of the team schedule, budget and coaching needs of the squash program.
    • Work both with the Admission Office in recruiting and identifying applicants to the school and the College Counseling office in support of current athletes and their college process.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • A dedication to teach, lead and motivate student-athletes.
    • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated strength as a player and/or coach at the collegiate level. 
    • A sense of humor, warmth, and a willingness to bring joy to the work.
    • A commitment to professional and personal growth. 
    • Master’s degree in a related field preferred. 

    To apply: Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to hr@stgeorges.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. George’s School is an equal opportunity employer.

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