Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network of schools, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria,” these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.
Spring 2020 Coaching Positions
March through mid- May
Reports to: Athletics Director
Date Posted: February 11, 2020
Varsity Badminton Assistant Coach: Season, March - mid-May
Varsity Softball Pitching Coach: Season, March - mid-May
7/8 MS Lacrosse Head Coach: Season, March - mid-May
7/8 MS Lacrosse Assistant Coach: Season, March - mid-May
Demonstrate a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions.
Support the mission of the school and the Division of Athletics and Wellness, while positively and effectively leading the student-athletes and managers.
Assist in the development of a long-term program vision, plan, and curriculum.
Exhibit leadership and professional behavior and communication in dealings with student-athletes, parents, staff, and administrators. Exhibit the highest ethical behavior with adherence to AAIS, NYSAIS, School, Division, and Department of Athletics rules and regulations.
Complete and/or assist with all administrative duties including, but not limited to:
Roster management, game-day operations, scheduling, score reporting, transportation, management of staff and student-managers, CPR, VIRTUS, and other trainings, distribution and collection of uniforms, attendance at League and CSH coaches’ meetings, communication with internal and external constituents, attendance and participation at school and athletic department special events, and other administrative duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience. High school competing experience required; college competing experience preferred. Previous high school/college coaching experience preferred.
Preference for someone with demonstrated experience in planning and developing a comprehensive approach to middle school and high school sports program development.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively manage relationships at the administrative, student-athlete, and parent level.
Ability to provide leadership and direction to student-athletes, and support student success on all levels.
Candidates must exhibit enthusiasm for the role of athletics in an independent school setting, vision and creativity, and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
A Stipend is paid for coaching positions. Additionally, candidates must complete a criminal background check with fingerprint clearance and must possess or obtain, prior to the start of the season, current First Aid and CPR certification.
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Internal Number: 1205
About Convent of the Sacred Heart
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a strong commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.