THE NUEVA SCHOOL US BASKETBALL COACHING POSITIONS
The Nueva School is seeking knowledgeable and passionate basketball coaches for the upcoming high school season. The basketball season runs from the end of October through early March. The assistant coach will assist the head coach in all aspects of the program. These duties include but are not limited to: academic support of student athletes, coaching on the floor (practice and skill development sessions), team transportation, bench responsibilities during games and other duties as needed to continue the success of the program.
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with 3-5 years of coaching experienceat an independent school or college level. A candidate will understand the communication needs to facilitate a competitive program in a fast-paced environment, and is capable of solving problems in collaboration with others.
Stipend is competitive and commensurate with experience and availability. Scheduled days and hours include, Monday-Friday, 3:30pm – 5:30pm, with the potential of other two-hour blocks of time in the afternoon/evening.
To apply or for any additional questions, please send a cover letter, résumé and the contact information for at least three professional references at Apply for Position. Please specify the position you are applying for in your cover letter. For additional information about the positions email Interim Athletic Director, Chris Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE NUEVA SCHOOL
The Nueva School, an internationally recognized, nonprofit, independent day school, has served gifted and talented students since 1967. Today, Nueva serves more than 800 students PK–12 and is expecting to grow to over 950 students in the next few years. The school occupies two campuses in the neighboring towns of Hillsborough and San Mateo, equidistant between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, serving six different counties throughout the Bay Area of Northern California.
A constructivist school, Nueva is known for its distinctive inquiry-based interdisciplinary studies, project-based learning, and pioneering work in social-emotional learning and design thinking. The Nueva community instills a passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginative mind. Our school has received the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award and the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability; recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program; appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School; and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Timesbest-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Usin the chapter “Average Is Over.”