Hawken School is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Head Football Coach for the 2018 season. In addition to coaching the varsity football team, responsibilities include the organization and management of the school's football program, including overseeing the middle school and youth football programs, and organizing a football summer camp at Hawken. Strong leadership skills, positive, education-based approach, and deep understanding of the game are a must. Candidates must have a strong understanding of fitness and training regiments appropriate for high school athletes. Candidates should be dynamic, energetic, and motivated, and possess a willingness to commit the required time. Qualified applicants should be from a successful high school program with an emphasis on turning around a program. Candidates should be prepared to teach classes at the high school during the day. Recently celebrating its 100th anniversary, Hawken is one of the foremost PK-12 schools in the country, innovative and rigorous, and it is vital the coach understands and fits into the existing culture.
*Ability to teach fundamental skills and team concepts of football *Dynamic personality who will get the entire Hawken community involved in football *Ability to interact with student athletes of different ages and football skill levels in a positive and professional manner *Candidate should demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all Hawken staff are considered to be role models for Hawken students *Motivate and mentor student-athletes *Must promote school spirit *Communicate with school administration and football families *Plan, organize, and execute off-season, summer, and pre-season training and preparation programs
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and list of references to Jim Doyle, Director of Athletics, email@example.com
Application Deadline: Position will be open until filled.
Additional Salary Information: Salary: Competitive, relative to experience. Position is FT, which includes teaching classes at the high school.
Founded in 1915 in Cleveland, Ohio, Hawken School is a coeducational, globally-minded independent day school enrolling over 1,000 students in grades preschool through 12. With three academic campuses within 25 minutes of downtown Cleveland and an urban extension center in the cultural heart of the city at University Circle, Hawken provides a demanding and integrated course of study in a diverse, n...urturing environment. Committed to the development of character and intellect and to eliciting the full academic, artistic, and athletic potential in every student, Hawken is well-recognized as a community that promotes passionate teaching, engaged learning, and confident self-expression. Innovative schedules support individualized student attention, and educational partnerships with world renowned institutions offer real-world learning opportunities. To support our innovative programming, stunning new facilities have recently been completed at both our Lyndhurst and Gates Mills campus. Substantial professional development opportunities support and maintain exceptional creativity and collaboration in a classroom that expands into the greater community, locally and worldwide. To learn more about Hawken School, visit our website at www.hawken.edu.