Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is seeking excellent candidates for our Head Athletic Performance Coach (Strength & Conditioning).
Founded in 1898, SHS is a Roman Catholic, coeducational, independent school and is comprised of four divisions: SHS Preschool and Kindergarten, SHS Lower and Middle Schools for grades one through eight, and Sacred Heart Preparatory for grades nine through twelve.
Located on a beautiful 64acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area, SHS is one of 23 schools in the U.S. Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. The school's mission is to educate the whole child to be a leader who loves God and serves others. For more information about the schools, please visit our website: https://www.shschools.org/about/overview
SHS employs over 300 full and parttime women and men with a strong commitment to diversity. Nearly 25% of the 1,000+ students are students of color; a significant percentage of the student body receives needbased tuition assistance; many graduating seniors earn recognition in the National Merit Scholarship program; 100% of our graduates are accepted into fouryear colleges.
Summary of Position
The Head Athletic Performance Coach is responsible for developing and overseeing programs to maintain maximum health and performance of student athletes.
Essential Duties include but are not limited to:
Works collaboratively with the Director of Athletics 1-12 to develop and oversee programs to maintain maximum health and performance of student athletes.
Responsible for developing and implementing programs and oversight of all necessary testing for various sports.
Provides an open line of communication with the other members of the Athletic Performance staff, Sports Medicine staff, athletic administration, sport coaches and athletes.
Responsible for designing and implementing speed, mobility, strength and conditioning programs for specific sports.
Responsible for designing and implementing forms and processes used to track student athlete progress.
Responsible for supervising the development of athletic performance coaches and interns.
Responsible for ensuring that the fitness facilities are properly scheduled and staffed and the weight room equipment is properly maintained.
Responsible for ensuring that all rules and regulations of Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, the standards of the National Athletic Trainer Board of Certification (NATABOC) and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) are met and followed.
Minimum Qualifications (The "MUST HAVE" qualifications)
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related field.
5 years of experience working as a performance coach at the high school and/or intercollegiate level.
Certification through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA-CSCS), Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa-SCCC) or USAW Performance Coach.
Current first aid, CPR and AED certification.
Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English;
Good organizational skills.
Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with coaches and student-athletes.
Ability to work successfully and effectively with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community.
Working knowledge of computers and basic software programs.
Good role model and demonstrated excellent ethics.
Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality.
A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools and models professional behavior based in it.
Preferred Qualifications (The "NICE TO HAVE" qualifications)
Master's degree strongly preferred
3 years of successful experience supervising and mentoring others in the workplace preferred.
Prior experience working in an independent school and/or Catholic school strongly preferred.
Working as a performance coach for both male and female athletes preferred.
Ability to read, write and speak in Spanish strongly preferred.
A detailed job description, detailed instructions for applying and information about the school can be viewed at the school website: Career Page
Salary: This position offers competitive compensation based on years of experience and skills level. This position offers health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan and more.
To apply online send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate Head Athletic Performance Coach 2021 in the subject line of the email. Please do not contact the Schools by phone or by unscheduled visit. We apologize that we are not able to respond to email or phone requests for additional information. You may also mail your resume and cover letter to: Sacred Heart Schools, 150 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton, CA 94027 Attention Human Resources: Head Athletic Performance Coach 2021
Preemployment background screening is required for all positions.
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws.
As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to performing essential job duties.