Job Posting Details

Position: Seasonal | Athletics | Football Coach - Defensive Backs | Fall 2023
Location Lakeside School
Description Lakeside School, an independent 5-12 coeducational day school located in North Seattle is currently recruiting for a Defensive Backs Coach. The season is scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 16, 2023 and concludes in mid-November. Required pre-season coaches meetings will take place the week of August 14.

This coach, reporting to the football program head, will join an athletics program that includes 25 varsity teams, most of which have both sub-varsity and middle-school counterparts. The football program supports a varsity and JV team. This coach will be responsible for coaching duties with their team, as well as other program-wide duties as assigned by the football program head.

Specific responsibilities include:
1) Compliance with all Lakeside School, Metro League and WIAA policies and procedures.
2) Commitment to providing supports, messaging, actions, and opportunities to a diverse student body who come to school with different and evolving lived experiences and levels of preparation as athletes.
3) Supervision and instruction of student-athletes during team activities.
4) Manage the day-to-day operations from field set-up to game-day preparations to coordination of support staff.
5) Maintenance and inventory of team equipment and apparel.
6) Attendance at required program and interscholastic athletics program meetings.
7) Support of multi-sport participation for student-athletes.
8) Promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student-athletes.

Requirements and Qualifications:
1) At least 19 years of age, with a clean driving record preferred.
2) Availability for all practices and competitions from 3pm daily during their coaching season with availability on weekends as required.
3) Experience coaching football at the middle school, high school, or college level.
4) Demonstrated cultural awareness, including knowledge of themselves and the cultural lenses they bring to interactions. Candidates will understand different perspectives, interact respectfully with cultures other than their own, and cultivate meaningful relationships with people who have different cultural frameworks.
5) Possess or obtain prior to the start of the season current First Aid/CPR certification.
6) Satisfactorily complete three criminal background checks.
7) Candidates must provide proof of vaccination and booster to human resources. Candidates requesting a medical and/or religious exemption should reach out to Human Resources at Ashleigh.McLean@lakesideschool.org .

Stipend Range: $4,500 - $5,500

We offer a stipend schedule that compares favorably with peer schools and clubs both locally and nationally. Coaching stipends are paid in monthly installments during the primary competition seasons. Other benefits include Lakeside Athletics apparel and access to funds for professional development. Questions about this position may be directed to the football program head Mike Lengel at Mike.Lengel@lakesideschool.org.

Working At Lakeside
At Lakeside we are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community. To learn more about working at Lakeside, including our professional development and mentoring programs, benefits, diversity and inclusion, and opportunities for involvement in non-academic programs, please visit our Careers page on the Lakeside School website at https://www.lakesideschool.org/about-us/careers.

Equity in hiring: According to various studies, women and people of color are more likely to not apply for a job if they see themselves as not meeting every requirement of the posting, which means employers miss meeting potentially ideal candidates. Lakeside School is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where employees from diverse cultures are affirmed and equipped to lead an inclusive learning environment for our students. Please apply even if you don’t meet every single requirement.

Participate in the virtual Northwest Independent School Diversity Career Fair
Saturday, February 11, 2023
For more information and to register visit the Diversity Career Fair website at https://www.lakesideschool.org/diversitycareerfair
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