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Varsity Defensive Backfield Football Coach @ Menlo School

  • 06 Feb 2024 2:23 PM
    Message # 13311598

    Varsity Defensive Backfield Football Coach - Fall 2024-2025 Season

    Menlo School is seeking an exceptional Varsity Defensive Backs Coach for the 2024-2025 football season. We are looking for a qualified professional that can be a dedicated coach and mentor to our student athletes while upholding the school’s values and professional code of conduct. 

    • Teach fundamentals of defensive schemes and techniques 

    • Instruct position groups on the field and in a classroom setting

    • Work in tandem with JV coaches to secure consistent teaching between both levels

    • Build personal relationships with Menlo athletes, staff and administrators

    • Attend practices, meetings and games throughout the course of a season consistently

    Required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include but are not limited to:

    • Knowledge of National Federation High School (NFHS) rules and regulations for football

    • Knowledge of adolescent psychology as it relates to sports participation is preferred.

    • Prior coaching experience is highly desirable.

    • Possession of valid, unexpired CPR, and First Aid certifications.

    • NFHS coach certification.

    We offer:

    • An exceptional work environment and caring community

    • Excellent professional development opportunities

    • Highly competitive salary

    To be considered for this position please submit your resume and cover letter using this link:

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    About us:

    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.

    Pay range:

    In the spirit of pay transparency we share the base salary range for this position for the 2023-2024 academic year. The full pay range, which encompasses all experience levels is $22.00 - $40.00 per hour. Within this broad range, we pay each employee in accordance with what could be reasonably expected based on an individual's experience level. 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. 



    Pursue Excellence

    • 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.

    Celebrate Team

    • 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.

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