Basketball Coach - St. Gabriel’s Catholic School, an Independent PreK 3-8th grade campus
St. Gabriel's Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic Academy, Co-Educational Catholic Day School
Location: Austin, Texas
Type: Part Time
About our School
St. Gabriel's Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic Academy together create one outstanding co-educational Independent Catholic school serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade on two adjacent campuses in Austin, Texas. The Lower School is comprised of PreK 3-4th grades, the Middle School houses grades 5-8, and the High School contains grades 9-12. St. Gabriel's and St. Michael's is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities. Additionally, we are a technology rich school. Thus teachers are expected to demonstrate meaningful skill with technology and an enthusiasm for technological growth in order to create authentic learning experiences for their students. Teachers at St. Gabriel's and St. Michael's further serve as role models that inspire students to critically think, reflect, explore and apply their faith concretely to their lives. We are one community, on two campuses, with three divisions, united in our commitment to put students first as we educate them in mind, body, and spirit.
Summary of Position:
The school seeks an experienced Basketball Coach who is involved in the community and dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. This position is a part-time, exempt staff position. This position will report to the Athletic Director and Program Coordinator. The coach will work seasonally as needed for the sport assigned.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Evaluating performance and providing suitable feedback, balancing criticism with positivity and motivation
Assessing strengths and weaknesses in a participant's performance and identifying areas for further development
Adapting to the needs and interests of group or individual participants
Effectively communicating instruction
Demonstrating an activity by breaking the task down into a sequence
Encouraging participants to gain and develop skills, knowledge and techniques
Ensuring that participants train and perform to a high standard of health and safety at all times
Inspiring confidence and self-belief
Developing knowledge and understanding of fitness, injury, sports psychology, nutrition and sports science
Acting as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the people you work with
Working to a high legal and ethical standard at all times, particularly in relation to issues such as child safeguarding and health and safety requirements
Producing personalized training programs
Maintaining records of participant performance
Coordinating participants' attendance at meetings and other sports events
Planning and running programs of activities for groups and individuals
Finding appropriate competitions for participants
Planning and scheduling practices and games
Required Experience, Degree, and Skills:
Prior years coaching or athletic experience is preferred
Organization and time management skills
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Positive attitude towards students, staff and faculty
St. Gabriel's Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic Academy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all personnel actions and in the administration of all policies and programs.
St. Gabriel's Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic Academy employs individuals without regard to race, color, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation as protected by federal, state, or local law.
About St. Gabriel's Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic Academy, Co-Educational Catholic Day School
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Austin, TX, is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities.