Menlo School is seeking an exceptional JV Head Boys Soccer Coach. The successful candidate will have competitive soccer coaching experience either at the high school, college and/or elite club level, the ability to teach soccer fundamentals, work closely with the Program Director, and improve the skills of soccer players of varying abilities.
This is an hourly, seasonal position. We are looking for someone to start in October 2023.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist with overall organization, administration, and development of the Menlo Boys Soccer program.
Manage day to day organization and administration of the JV Boys Soccer program.
Lead logistics of player management and session planning for the JV team.
Effectively relay and coach necessary technical and tactical skill development.
Commit to an agreed upon coaches meeting scheduling, daily team and program functions.
Communicate with players and develop relationships with players..
Work collaboratively and effectively with the Program Director, Head Coach, Assistant Coaches, Athletic Trainers, Sports Performance Coaches, Equipment Manager, Facilities personnel and other support staff within the Athletic Department.
Work with parents, faculty, staff and students in a constructive manner - even under stressful conditions.
Represent as well as teach Menlo Athletics’ Mission and Values (attached) as an integral part of the educational experience.
Bring fun and joy to practice and competitions.
Teach and role model life skills.
Reinforce guidelines, program goals, and team rules program.
Provide a safe environment for student-athletes (physically and mentally).
Model the importance of sportsmanship and foster a team-player attitude.
Stay current on all Athletics standards and policies within the WBAL and CCS.
Required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include but are not limited to:
Minimum three (3) years prior soccer playing and/or coaching experience at the high school, college and/or elite club level.
USSF C or USC Advanced National Coaches License desired but not required.
Experience that includes knowledge of National Federation High School (NFHS) rules and regulations of the sport and a knowledge of adolescent psychology as it relates to sports participation is preferred.
Possession of valid, unexpired CPR, and First Aid certifications.
NFHS coach certification.
An exceptional work environment and caring community.
A beautiful campus with exceptional athletic facilities.
To be considered for this opportunity:
Please apply through our portal.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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, inclusion and belonging 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, inclusion and belonging reflect the major cornerstones of our community.
Our equal opportunity employment policy:
Menlo School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants. We administer all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law.
In the spirit of pay transparency we share the base salary range for this position: $20.00 - $37.00 per hour.
Base salary is exclusive of fringe benefits, retirement plan employer contributions or potential stipends (for eligible employees). Pay ranges at Menlo are reasonable estimates of what the School anticipates paying for a role but are not guaranteed. If hired at Menlo School, your final base salary will be determined by factors such as skills, education, experience, job level, part-time status and number of months of work per academic year. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity with our current employees as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the generous range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range is not typical for Menlo School in order to allow for future and continued salary growth.
MENLO SCHOOL ATHLETICS VALUES: LIFE LESSONS THROUGH SPORT
Embrace and celebrate competitive excellence while taking responsibility for meeting the highest standards in both academics and athletics.
Develop a growth mindset, build resiliency, and commit to continual improvement.
Find joy in the process.
Develop a sense of commitment to purposes larger than yourself.
Cherish the legacy you’re inheriting and recognize that it is a privilege to play sport at Menlo School.
Recognize that everyone on the team is valuable, and treat them accordingly.
Honor the Game
Perform as ethical, responsible, and engaged members of ever-wider communities.
Celebrate and honor your team, officials, opponents, school, fans and sport.
Strive to compete at your highest level possible.
Uphold Strong Values
Exhibit courage, appreciate inclusiveness and diversity, and commit to moral behavior.
Act with integrity.
Lead responsibly, with humility, honor, fairness, honesty, virtue, and character.