Volleyball Coach, Middle School - Seasonal (March-May 2022)
Location: Atherton, California
Type: Part Time
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 163
Menlo School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students in grades six through twelve. Located in Atherton, California, and established in 1915, the School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National and California Associations of Independent Schools.
Menlo is dedicated to providing a challenging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletic programs. The School helps students develop positive values and nurtures character development in a supportive environment that upholds the highest moral and ethical standards. Our program encourages students to reach their fullest potential and to develop the skills necessary to respond intelligently and humanely to the complexities of a diverse and increasingly interconnected world.
At Menlo School, equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of our organizational identity. Through our daily efforts, the School demonstrates a shared commitment to the development of all stakeholders by supporting a campus ethos where equity, diversity, and inclusion reflect the major cornerstones of our community.
Our Middle School provides all students with the opportunity to participate, build their skills, learn sportsmanship and learn to be productive team members. We look for coaches who will teach student athletes the importance of team/individual sports and build a foundation of skills and knowledge for participating in that particular sport.
Schedule – seasonal, part time, March 2nd to mid-May 2022
Daily practice times from 1:00 to 3:15 p.m. plus attendance at approximately 6 games between 4 and 6 p.m.
Serve as a positive role model to the student athletes and parents
Teach skills through effectively planned practices at a level appropriate for each member of the team
Condition athletes appropriately for activities requiring endurance, strength and agility
Responsible for all aspects of directing the team’s practice and play in matches
Teach sportsmanship, cooperation, work ethic and responsibility to one’s team
Monitor players’ attendance and conduct during practice and matches
Maintain an open line of communication with students, parents, peers and Athletics management.
Ensure schedules are communicated, rosters are kept up-to-date, and students are accounted for (e.g. coordinate with team parents and parent drivers, students ready for bus departure, remain with students until picked up)
Prioritize an environment of safety for our student athletes
Monitor study halls on rainy days, days there is no practice, and before games.
Perform other duties as required
A high school diploma or equivalent
Ability to work well with children of various ages
Knowledge of volleyball
Coaching and/or playing experience in volleyball
We offer an exceptional working environment and competitive pay based on experience.