Activities / Athletics (not state certified) - Whitfield School
Position: Activities / Athletics (not state certified)
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Girls Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach
Job Location: Whitfield School
Beginning: Jun 05, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Whitfield School
St. Louis, MO 63141
Telephone: 314-415-1229
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Job Description:
Whitfield School, a coed, grades 6-12 college preparatory independent school, seeks a Girls Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach to join a community that challenges students to grow within a context of care and trust. This is a part-time, season-specific position.

We believe that participation in athletics and extracurricular activities has a positive effect on student success and is an important area for student learning. Our commitment to a participation philosophy for all athletic programs provides all students with the opportunity to achieve their goals both on and off the field. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Coach individual participants in the skills necessary for achievement in girls lacrosse
  • Coordinate all aspects of girls varsity lacrosse, including but not limited to practices and games
  • Assume responsibility for the regulations under MSHSAA and Title IX
  • Maintain responsibility for maintenance and proper utilization of facilities
  • Promote and maintain strong parental, community, and alumni/ae involvement
  • Collaborate with our community of coaches, athletes, and families
  • Assist in selecting, assigning, and evaluating all activity personnel for girls lacrosse
  • Establish the performance criteria for participation in an interscholastic activity
  • Recommend purchase of equipment, supplies, and uniforms
  • Maintain appropriate and accurate records for each activity
  • Prioritize the safety, conduct, and general welfare of students
  • Maintain high standards of student conduct
  • Inventory and maintain equipment
  • Prepare appropriate reports as required by the District and the State
  • Maintain confidentiality, unquestionable integrity
  • Maintain regular attendance
The strongest candidates will have the following qualifications:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree
  • Possess multiple years of coaching experience with high school students and a background in education
Interested candidates should submit the Whitfield Application for Employment form (click here) which includes submitting two PDF files through the application:
  • Cover letter as introduction to search committee
  • Resume detailing experiences and qualifications
Whitfield actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programming, policies, and hiring. We do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, age, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, disability status, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Whitfield School is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all candidates to apply.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.