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Whitfield School, an innovative educational institution for students in grades 6-12, seeks to welcome a Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach to a community that emphasizes college prep through character education. This part time, season-specific position is for the 2021-2022 school year.

We believe that participation in athletics and extracurricular activities has a positive effect on student success. Our commitment to a “participation” philosophy for all athletic programs provides all students with the opportunity to achieve their goals both on and off the field. The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a four-year college degree
  • Possess multiple years of coaching experience with school-age children and a background in education
  • Coach individual participants in the skills necessary for achievement in the activity
  • Coordinate all aspects of the activity such as, but not limited to, practices and games
  • Assume responsibility for the regulations under MSHSAA and Title IX
  • Maintain responsibility for maintenance and proper utilization of facilities
  • Promote and maintain strong parental, community, and alumni involvement
  • Assist in selecting, assigning, and evaluating all activity personnel for the activity
  • Establish the performance criteria for participation in an interscholastic activity
  • Recommend purchase of equipment, supplies, and uniforms
  • Maintain appropriate and accurate records for each activity
  • Prioritize the safety, conduct, and general welfare of students
  • Maintain high standards of student conduct
  • Inventory and maintain equipment
  • Prepare appropriate reports as required by the District and the State
  • Maintain confidentiality, unquestionable integrity
  • Maintain regular attendance

Interested candidates please submit three PDF files to Director of Athletics Mike Potsou

  1. Cover letter as introduction to search committee
  2. Resume detailing experiences and qualifications
  3. List of three references with contact information

Whitfield actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programming, policies, and hiring. We do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, age, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, disability status, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Whitfield School is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all candidates to apply.

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