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Calvary Day School

Position: Softball Coach
Full Time
Teaching or Athletic Department opportunities available

Primary Objective:

Our mission at Calvary is to provide a Christ-centered educational experience from Infant to 12th grade through the development of the total student: spiritually, academically, socially, and physically. Luke 2:52 states: “So Jesus grew both in height and in wisdom, and he was loved by God and by all who knew him.” For the Administration and Educators at Calvary, this verse is a presentation of the guiding force behind everything we do, encompassing the four components of a truly Christian philosophy of education: physical growth, intellectual growth, spiritual growth, and social/interpersonal growth.

We are a community of learners and leaders where teaching and learning are stimulating, interesting, and Christ-centered. Students, staff, and parents are supportive of one another and work cooperatively to reach ever-higher academic, social, physical, and spiritual competencies. Differences are accepted and respected by students, staff, and parents. We follow many pathways to learning while sharing goals that unite us, a common core of knowledge, and a belief in biblical truths.

Position Summary

Calvary Day School is seeking Educators and Coaches to create an environment that prepares students for success through learning and athletics. We are seeking coaches who have a passion for teaching in a Christian environment and are called to develop student-athletes spiritually, academically, socially, and physically. As a spiritual leader, we look for the Coach to apply God’s word to each sport and bring depth to the student’s experience as a student-athlete.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead student-athletes in team competition by coaching players in their development of individual and team skills, as well as developing them into Christian leaders.
Demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.
Meet the stress of athletic competition with emotional stability and positive words/actions.
Maintain a personal appearance that is a Chrisitan role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and agreement with school policy.
Use acceptable English in written and oral communication.
Refuse to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately.
Responsible for inventory of uniforms and equipment at the end of the season, and collaborating with the Assistant AD to ensure all are accounted for and stored.
Ensure that athletic fields and facilities are prepared for hosting events.
Communicate with both students and parents regarding appropriate expectations for each level of competition.
Ensure that all equipment, facilities, fields, and courts are safe for daily use.
Maintain accurate records of the team and individual statistics and accomplishments.
Work with transportation coordinator to schedule transportation for all away events.
Secure the necessary number of qualified officials and volunteers for each home contest.
Work with communications and marketing to manage the team’s online presence and student-athletes social media presence, facilitating positive communications between the team, parents, college recruitment, and the public. Provide information about games, players, and updates on events, promotions, and tickets.
Work with the gear manager to ensure team gear is ready and appropriate for each season.
Coordinate with an athletic trainer to ensure that all student-athletes have turned in required forms/paperwork and completed the concussion baseline Impact Test.
Perform other duties as determined by the Head of Division and Director of Athletics.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and teacher certification for grade level, subject-specific that fuels your passion and meets a classroom need.
Experience in coaching, teaching, or administration, and possess a growth mindset for continued development.
Successful background working with diverse student-athletes and coaches with experience teaching and coaching in different levels (middle school, junior varsity, varsity).
Successful background working with student-athletes and managing/evaluating assistant coaches.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach willing to get involved and support the entire Calvary community by attending events across disciplines and all school areas.
Willingness to be part of a collaborative environment and work closely with colleagues and parents.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Capacity to meet the physical demands of the role.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.
Positive attitude, flexible approach, and a sense of humor.

Apply online Calvary Athletic Program Coach General Application

Inquires can contact Shon Hardy, Athletic Director at shardy@calvarydayschool.com

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