The Branson School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach in Ross, California
About The Branson School
The Branson School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school of 320 students, grades 9-12, located in Marin County, California. Branson is more than just a great school. It’s an ever-evolving educational community that challenges and supports students as they grow into confident, thoughtful, ethical people.
We encourage students to be brave in whatever they do – in the classroom, on the field, on stage, in the community, even with their peers. The faculty values collaboration, continual growth and improvement, reflection, and student centered teaching. Branson teachers work in a beautiful, well-resourced environment with dedicated students. The faculty is widely regarded as outstanding and there exists in the faculty an admirable esprit de corps and a positive attitude about their work and their relationship with students.
Branson develops students who make a positive impact in the world by leading lives of integrity, purpose, learning, and joy.
Diversity Mission Statement
Branson believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to create a truly excellent learning environment and a vibrant, caring community. We aspire to have every member of the Branson community feel a deep sense of belonging and inclusion.
Core Values: Courage, Kindness, Honor, Purpose
The Branson School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school with 320 students in grades 9 to 12. The mission of the Branson School is to inspire excellence in a nurturing, vibrant educational community based on personal and intellectual integrity. At the heart of Branson is the trusting, dynamic relationship between dedicated teachers and students. Branson believes that diversity of people and thought enriches us all and promotes responsible leadership in the global community.
The Varsity Girls Lacrosse coach reports to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for the overall management of the Varsity Girls Lacrosse team. This position is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for physical fitness, discipline, sportsmanship, and teamwork in lacrosse.. This position requires travel and work in the evenings.
The Varsity Girls Lacrosse coach must exhibit high standards of professionalism and communication. He or she must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of working with high school students. He or she must have the ability to interact with students, parents, and staff, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. This person must support the value of an education.
Responsibilities of the Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach
Critical features of this job are described below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
Functions & Responsibilities
Coordinate and supervise the Varsity Girls Lacrosse program.
Ensures that Branson and League policies, rules and regulations regarding the conduct of athletic activities and athletes are followed.
Works with the Athletic Department to plan and organize practices and games schedules.
Maintains a safe environment for student athletes at all times.
Develop an appropriate training program and practice schedules.
Ensures the regular supervision of student athletes at home and away games and ensures appropriate behavior.
Ensures that student athletes adhere to training rules, class and grade requirements, and rules of behavior on the court, in conditioning, and in the locker room.
Interacts thoughtfully and courteously with students, staff, parents, and officials. Resolves all conflicts in a professional manner.
Professionally represents Branson in all interactions with the community at large.
Ensures the proper cleaning, storage, and maintenance of all athletic equipment and uniforms.
Makes recommendations regarding the purchase of uniforms, equipment, and supplies. Also manages inventory.
Maintains necessary records and completes Paycom timecard within the specified timeframes and manner.
Maintains appropriate certifications and training hours as required.
Attends work regularly and is punctual to all practices and games.
Obtain advance approval for the Athletic Director for all team-related expenditures.
Manages other duties as assigned.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
One to two years of experience as a lacrosse coach.
CPR Certified through American Red Cross.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
Experience working and communicating with diverse groups of people.
Ability to act professionally and keep students’ records confidential.
Ability to make decisions and handle conflicts.
Problem-solving skills and creativity.
Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Must be able to assist with athletes of various weights and heights.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances.
Must be able to carry training kit and coolers for long distances.
Use strength to lift items, raising objects from lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
Must be able to bend at hips and knees.
Must work in noisy and crowded environments.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Branson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers and interns, and the School makes decisions based on the merits of each candidate. Branson prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality) national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, or any other basis protected by law. The School will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.
We encourage those that align with Branson’s shared commitment to its Mission Statement, Diversity Mission Statement and Core Values to apply by uploading a cover letter and resume to Michelle Jones, Director of Human Resources at: https://thebransonschool.applytojob.com/apply/8mHK0rJzsK/Girls-Varsity-Lacrosse-Coach
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