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Interim Director of Athletics and Middle School Physical Education Teacher

  • 11 Feb 2020 3:55 PM
    Message # 8741393

    Requirements:Bachelor's Degree from a four-year accredited college.  Master's degree preferred.   Three to five years physical education teaching experience. Two to five years experience as an athletic director or comparable leadership role.

    Reports to:Middle School Division Head

    Hours/Classification:Full Time, Exempt

    The Hamlin School seeks leaders who will support and implement the school’s mission and Creed at all times. Hamlin employees are known for being compassionate, collaborative, and dedicated professionals who treat their colleagues and supervisors with respect and who take the daily care of Hamlin students seriously.  As such, Hamlin employees pay close attention to the students’ social-emotional well-being, their physical and mental health, and their moral development.

    Hamlin employees are committed to their own personal and  professional growth; thus, they pay close attention to the research and innovations that impact their respective fields. All employees are expected to be flexible thinkers and nimble actors in support of the school’s overarching strategic goals and demonstrate a commitment to their colleagues’ success.

    The successful candidate must be knowledgeable and passionate about the role of athletics and physical education in girls' development. The candidate must have broad teaching and coaching experience, as well as demonstrated success in administrative and leadership positions. She/He will have excellent oral and written communication, evaluation, and financial management skills, in addition to proficiency in applicable technology. Candidates should be confident, adaptable, and versatile problem-solvers and committed to collaboration. Experience in building outstanding programs in physical education is highly desired.



    • Represent Hamlin at all league meetings

    • Recruit, train, mentor, and evaluate all coaches and related personnel

    • Coach teams with enthusiasm, expertise, and care 

    • Supervise all on campus athletic events  

    • Recruit and train staff for all home games: score table, book, and clock

    • Develop policies and procedures related to coaching responsibilities and team participation

    • Balance the budget, which includes facilities, athletics, uniforms, officials, and equipment

    • Plan and execute annual Field Day

    • Work in close partnership with the Business Office to issue coaches’ employment agreements

    • Maintain accurate records and statistics regarding all aspects of the athletics program

    • Promote the athletic program to prospective and current students, parents, faculty, and alumnae, as well as to the wider community, through open houses, school newsletters and website

    • Work with administrators to ensure that safety standards are met. Serve on Safety Council.

    • Establish and maintain systems of communication for students, parents, and faculty regarding schedules, opportunities, policies, and other related updates

    • Carry out other duties as assigned by Middle School Division Head


    • Teach developmentally appropriate physical education classes in a safe and nurturing environment

    • Provide meaningful feedback to students about their skill development

    • Assess student progress, maintaining specific and accurate records

    • Prepare for and clean up after class activities and in shared teaching spaces

    • Attend to the social and emotional needs of the students

    • Care and store all equipment

    • Coordinate with classroom teachers regarding individual students

    • Set behavioral expectations and hold students accountable

    • Write report cards 

    • Participate in parent conferences as requested

    • Communicate with colleagues, administrators, and parents regarding students 

    • Plan and participate in curriculum nights and back-to-school orientations

    • Plan and develop class routines

    • Make time for one-on-one interactions with kids


    • CPR

    • First Aid

    Duties and Expectations:

    Departmental Responsibilities

    • Communicate with department members regarding shared classes

    • Attend team meetings as needed

    Grade Level/Team Responsibilities

    • Document behavioral or other concerns using Student Information System

    • Attend student support meetings as needed to communicate about students of concern

    • Help plan, organize and chaperone field trips when appropriate

    • Attend outdoor education camping trip

    Middle School Responsibilities

    • Represent the department in division meetings and full faculty meetings; report back to department when appropriate

    • Serve as the faculty advisor to the Athletics Ambassador Committee (AAC), supporting the student leaders in planning and executing three Red & Gold Days throughout the year

    School-wide Responsibilities

    • In conjunction with the AAC, run three all-school Red & Gold Day spirit assemblies

    • Participate in admissions process for new students

    • Attend division and all-school meetings

    • Participate in professional development 

    • Participate on committees as appropriate

    • Attend division-wide and all-school assemblies

    • Emergency drill participation and training

    • Perform assigned supervision duties

    If interested, please email and include "JD Athletic Director and MS Physical Education Teacher" in the subject line. 



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