Gill St. Bernard's School has a proud tradition of athletic excellence throughout its history. Athletics play an integral part of the overall educational experience of our students, reinforcing our core values of courage, integrity, respect, compassion, and excellence through competition, practice, and team-play. Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1st. Feel free to contact Director of Athletics Jenn Noon with any questions.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
To organize, coordinate, and promote a comprehensive athletic program to meet the needs and interests of the school community. To provide effective leadership that will ensure a positive learning environment and stress the importance of academic achievement and social responsibility, while modeling a high degree of ethics and professionalism. This position reports to the Head Coach and Director of Athletics.
Establish and monitor rules, regulations and procedures as needed for the student-athletes participating which conform to the school, NJSIAA, NJISAA, Somerset County and Skyland Conference policies.
In conjunction with the Athletic Director, order and maintain supplies.
Instruct and advise athletes on eligibility, rules and regulations, sportsmanship, and citizenship.
Prepare forms, reports, inventory, and recommendations as required.
Compile and maintain accurate individual and team performance records.
Establish procedures for communicating with team and parents/guardians.
Plan, organize, and implement the teaching of fundamentals, strategies, rules, and proper conditioning.
Ensure that adequate supervision is provided for all students involved in the program.
Provide for the safety of participants by inspecting facilities and equipment and being aware of environmental conditions.
Issue, collect, inventory, and store equipment.
Instruct participants in safety procedures and in the need to report injuries to the coach and/or athletic trainer immediately and implement appropriate procedures for handling injury situations.
Assume responsibility for locker rooms and other areas used by the team.
Maintain necessary confidentiality of medical conditions as appropriate.
In conjunction with the Director of Athletics and Athletic Administrator, maintain a schedule that conforms to the NJSIAA, NJISAA, Somerset County and Skyland Conference.
Other duties as assigned or required by the demands of the position and administration.
Must maintain annual certification in NJSIAA Coaching Coursework Requirements; Fundaments in Coaching, First Aid, CPR, AED, Concussion, Heat Acclimatization, and Implicit Bias training.
Availability until the conclusion of practice and/or for home and away athletic contests which may occur at night or on weekends
Demonstrated experience and competencies for performance responsibilities
Required criminal background check and proof of US citizenship or legal alien status
Gill St. Bernard’s School (GSB) is one of only a handful of New Jersey independent schools to offer preschool through grade 12 on a single campus. Founded in 1900, and home to approximately 600 students, the school is situated on a 208-acre campus with collegiate-like facilities including more than 20 buildings, a performing arts center, a turf field, tennis courts, a working farm, and a two-acre garden and orchard. The campus is conveniently located just north of I-287 and Route 206 in Gladstone, NJ. It is easily accessible from Morristown, Summit, and Bridgewater. The school is a diverse community rooted in the values of courage, integrity, respect, compassion, and excellence, committed to the belief that education takes place not only in the classroom, but on the stage, in the studios, on the fields, and wherever faculty, staff, and students interact. The school firmly believes in lifelong learning and supports the development of individual and collective talents. GSB is committed to recruiting, retaining, and supporting an exceptional faculty and staff of dynamic educators seeking to foster a love of learning, bring out the best in all students, and be guided by the school’s mission with an understanding that a sense of balance permeates all that the school does.