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Position: JVC Volleyball Assistant Coach
Location The Northwest School - Seattle
Description The Northwest School is seeking a player-oriented, enthusiastic JVC assistant coach.

The Northwest School is a college-preparatory, co-educational independent school near the heart of downtown Seattle. We offer a rich and challenging program to roughly 500 students in grades 6-12, including 80 international students, many of whom live in our campus dormitory. The Northwest School is committed to a diverse workplace and actively encourages applicants with a commitment to diversity and social justice.

At Northwest we aim to hire coaches who:
a. Create an athletics experience that captivates and inspires players; build a tight-knit, supportive, and competitively fearless team culture; and effectively teach physical and social-emotional skills for life and sport.
b. Relate well with players and build individual and collective enthusiasm and rapport
c. Model excellent character and live the high expectations they have for athletes
d. Have a strong technical and strategic understanding of the game

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborate with and assist the JVC Head Coach in planning, organizing, coaching, and developing the program and players.
Model and effectively inspire essential team concepts of dedication, responsibility, teamwork, and sportsmanship among student-athletes.
Generate enthusiasm and pride among students in the program.
Demonstrate the ability to teach skills and strategies associated with the game at the high school level.
Engage with student-athletes, colleagues, parents, opponents, referees, etc. with respect and positivity.
Philosophical alignment with striving to win while promoting the bigger picture of character, commitment, and team supportiveness.
Attend staff trainings and coaching clinics, seek out materials to develop coaching expertise and effectiveness.
Work as a collaborative member of the program and Northwest School community.
Know and adhere to Northwest School, Emerald Sound Conference, and WIAA policies and procedures.
Promote and work toward social justice in oneself and society.

Minimum Qualifications:
Expertise and experience coaching volleyball, preferably at the high school level or above.
First Aid/CPR training, sudden cardiac arrest training, and head injury training are current (training provided, if needed)
Successful completion of background check.

Compensation/Details: Competitive coaching stipend, based on experience.
This is a stipend only position.

Availability: Monday-Friday (and occasional Saturdays), August 22nd through early-mid November (exact end date depends on how far the team advances in the postseason).

Please send cover letter and resume to Liv Boyd (Varsity Head Coach; Liv.Boyd@northwestschool.org) and Britt Atack (Athletic Director; Britt.Atack@northwestschool.org).
Application Procedure/
Contact Information
Please send letter of interest and coaching resume to Athletic Director Britt Atack, britt.atack@northwestschool.org.
Link for More Info https://northwestschool.org/
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