Cushing Academy seeks to hire a Head Coach for Varsity Girls' Volleyball to begin August 15, 2021.
Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the girls' volleyball program at Cushing, which is a member of the competitive New England Prep School Athletic Conference. Working with the athletic director and others, the Head Coach will engage potential student-athletes and their families in the admissions process, plan and execute regular team practices with an assistant coach, and coach and assist in travel for all regular-season games and post-season play.
Successful candidates will have an exceptional ability to develop and maintain positive and healthy relationships with a diverse range of adolescents. Candidates should demonstrate an ongoing commitment to creating and supporting an inclusive environment, and a willingness to examine their own coaching practices through an anti-oppression and anti-racist framework.
Qualified candidates will have playing and coaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level. Preference is given to a candidate who can serve as a full-time faculty member by filling a current teaching or administrative opening at the Academy. (Current teaching openings exist in English, Science or, Academic Support. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to the Director of Athletics, Jen Viana at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Cushing Academy
Cushing Academy is a coed day and boarding school with a postgraduate option located one hour from Boston in Ashburnham, MA. For over 150 years, Cushing Academy has transformed students as scholars, athletes, artists, and individuals who are endlessly curious and actively engaged in discovering new talents and interests.Rigorous Academics: Our innovative curriculum prepares students well for college and life by emphasizing essential skills such as collaboration, communication, and global awareness. Widely recognized as a leader in educational innovation, our real strength is in the commitment of every teacher to the success of every student. As pioneers in Academic Support, we strive to meet students where they are and provide them with a powerful toolkit for academic success. Our internationally renowned ESL Program provides 360 -degree support, which is tailored to students' needs, and prepares them to take full advantage of our curriculum.Spectacular Arts: Our expansive and renowned visual and performing arts offerings attract accomplished artists to Cushing, while at the same time, our "give it a try" philosophy allows the entire community to explore creativity and discover new... talents.Exciting Athletics: With 26 teams in 14 sports, we offer opportunities for athletes at every level of experience and thrilling competition that binds us together as Penguins for life. In the past 17 years, Cushing teams have won 25 NEPSAC championships in 6 sports.