Salary Stipend is based on experience and ranges from $3,000-$4,200
Stipend paid in three installments (paid on last working day of March, April, and May)
Open Position: Junior Varsity Girls Tennis Coach
Reports to: Director of Athletics
When Needed: Spring, 2022
University Prep is seeking a talented, engaging and compassionate Upper School Junior Varsity Girls Tennis Coach to help us advance our vision of being an inclusive community of learners that provides an outstanding education for each individual in a diverse student population. We are looking for an individual committed to the academic, social and emotional needs and fluctuations of Upper School students; someone who can work effectively independently as well as part of a team. We need a leader who understands best practices in teaching tennis and who is passionate about teaching to Upper School students and enhancing student life. We are looking for staff and faculty who share our belief that a culturally rich and inclusive school community provides students with the best possible environment for a quality education. If that sounds like you, wed like to hear from you.
Who We Are:
University Prep is an independent 6-12 school located in an urban residential section of Seattle, WA, one of the countrys most diverse and dynamic cities. We are a strong and vibrant community of students, families, faculty, staff, and alumni who collaboratively create an exceptional educational experience for every student. The School is a place of great teaching and joyful learning; a community that joins together to raise up our children to be caring and productive adults; a place where all students and families have equitable access to all the school has to offer, and a place where we aspire for every family and student to feel equally enfranchised and at home. To us, diversity and inclusivity are not addenda, they are embodied in all facets of our school culture. University Prep believes that our shared values of integrity, respect, and responsibility are essential to accomplish our mission of developing each students potential to become an intellectually courageous, socially responsible citizen of the world.
Under general supervision, is responsible for cooperating with the Varsity Head Coach to lead the junior varsity girls tennis team. Season begins on February 28th and concludes in mid-May. Practices are held off campus Monday-Friday 3:00-5:30.
Teaches appropriate fundamentals, techniques and skills
Is responsible for the health and safety of the athletes
In cooperation with Varsity Tennis Head Coach, articulates a well-defined and understandable coaching philosophy
Applies developmentally appropriate and age appropriate methods to coaching student-athletes
Prepares detailed practice and match plans with the Head Coach
Emphasizes sportsmanship and leadership among athletes
Clearly communicates to players, parents, administrators and staff
Positively motivates athletes and promotes teamwork
Attends all meetings and trainings as required by the league and/or Athletic Director
Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the schools documents
Since safety and security are everyone's responsibility, takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, faculty, staff, equipment, materials and facilities
Performs other duties as assigned
If this sounds like you, please click on the URL below, fill out the Apply Now section, complete our online employment application, and upload your résumé and a cover letter telling us why you are interested in and qualified for this position.