The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 835 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the school is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and compassionate participation in the world.
The Shipley School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. Based on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CARES Act, the School acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School's compliance with the application and administration of the School's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Title IX Compliance Officer or the Section 504 Compliance Officer at, 814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School's SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School's website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.
The Shipley School seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Crew Coach to collaborate with the Director of Rowing to organize and manage the interscholastic rowing teams competing in Friends Schools League. In this role, the Assistant Coach will also contribute to organizing and delivering developmental programs for grades 6-12 that inspire a lifelong love for the sport of rowing.
Assists the Head Coach with all practice sessions and competitions.
Assist in the oversight of the program for grades 6-12, and coach the varsity team.
Attend all contests, including weekend events through Championships including traveling to and from off-site locations (practice or contests) with student-athletes.
Instruct and demonstrate skills and techniques necessary to develop athletic achievement in the sport.
Supervise out-of-season training and conditioning opportunities.
Ensure a positive environment free of hazing, harassment, bullying and intimidating language. and behaviors - aligned with our Community Commitment.
Recruit student athletes of all ages for application to Shipley.
The successful candidate will have...
Minimum of 3 years of experience coaching in high school rowing
Availability to work a flexible schedule that includes some nights and weekends
First Aid and CPR certifications preferred. Training will be provided if needed
Ability to drive a 9 passenger van
Ability to carry 50 lbs
Ability to be outside for prolonged periods of time in a variety of weather conditions
Interested candidates should complete the online application by March 1, 2021.
Interested candidates should complete the online application. Upload your resume, cover letter, and all valid background clearances (PA Criminal History, PA Child Abuse, and FBI Fingerprint reports) in the resume section of the application. No phone calls, please.