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The Savannah Country Day School seeks an experienced Strength & Conditioning/Assistant Football Coach join its learning community. This full-time position is instrumental in developing and implementing comprehensive strength training and conditioning programs for our student-athletes and the broader school community.  The successful candidate will also serve as an Assistant Football Coach, leading the football team’s Offensive Line, Defensive Line, or an Offensive Skill Position, as well as teaching Physical Education or other courses.  The Strength & Conditioning/Assistant Football Coach works collaboratively with students, coaches, and staff to promote a culture of wellness and fitness within the school.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

· Conducting fitness assessments for student-athletes to establish baseline fitness levels.

· Creating and implement age-appropriate strength and conditioning programs that align with individual and team goals.

· Providing guidance on proper exercise techniques, emphasizing safety and injury prevention.

· Serving as an assistant football position coach.

· Working closely with the Head Football Coach and other coaching staff to ensure alignment with team objectives.

· Providing instruction and guidance to student-athletes on offensive techniques, plays, and positional responsibilities.

· Monitoring and track the progress of student-athletes, adjusting programs as needed.

· Collaborating with coaches and educators to integrate strength and conditioning principles into the overall student experience.

· Providing guidance and mentorship to student-athletes, promoting academic success, sportsmanship, and personal growth.

· Encouraging student participation in school sports.

· Performing additional coaching duties and/or other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, or related field.

· Three (3) or more years’ teaching or experience coaching football strongly desired.

· Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certification preferred.

· Strong knowledge of football tactics, strategies, player development, and strength and conditioning programs and techniques is required.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to work effectively with students, parents, faculty and staff.

· Ability to motivate and inspire student-athletes to reach their full potential is essential.

· Commitment to upholding the values of sportsmanship, integrity, and teamwork is a must.

· Valid Driver’s License and insurability required.

· Attendance at evening and weekend functions is required.

 

To Apply:
Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Melissa Banks, Human Resources Manager, mbanks@savcds.org.

Physical Demands:
This position involves routine physical activity, with regular bending/reaching, pushing/pulling, stooping, and crouching.  Also requires intermittent sitting, standing, and walking in various settings.  Occasional running or brief strenuous activity may be required to demonstrate or aid in student training.  Work is typically performed in campus buildings and outdoors, where the employee is occasionally exposed to heat, cold, or inclement weather.  The employee carries light to medium weight objects, up to 50 pounds.

About Us:
Savannah Country Day traces its origins back to the 1905 founding of The Pape School, an institution long recognized for its academic excellence and college preparatory curriculum. Led by a group of visionary parents who saw the continued need for a first-rate college preparatory school in Savannah, the founders of Savannah Country Day built upon the assets of the Pape School and created a school with a recognized tradition of academic excellence across the southeast.  Today, Savannah Country Day School is Savannah’s preeminent college preparatory school providing a rigorous, yet supportive learning environment for a wide variety of motivated learners. Enrolling over 1000 students ranging from infants to 12th grade, SCDS is truly a family school.  Situated on a beautiful, 65-acre campus on the south side of historic Savannah, Georgia, SCDS has a 6:1 student to teacher ratio, an unparalleled arts program and a full range of athletic and extracurricular opportunities.  Significant funds are available for faculty professional development and our faculty average 21 years of experience with 85% of Upper School faculty holding advanced degrees.

 

Inclusion at Savannah Country Day School:
The Savannah Country Day School is guided by the school’s mission statement which includes:
· that each student’s life is enriched in a diverse community where differences among people are affirmed and celebrated;
· that the school shares with families the responsibility for fostering in each student strength of character, a sense of personal responsibility, and an attitude of faith, reverence, and tolerance;
SCDS seeks candidates of all cultures and backgrounds who embrace the school’s mission of diversity, are eager to engage in the work of inclusion and have a desire to join a community of diverse individuals who celebrate their similarities while also recognizing their individuality.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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