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Head of Upper School

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

HEAD of UPPER SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12)

Germantown Academy, located in the Philadelphia suburb of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Head of Upper School, beginning July 1, 2020. Founded in 1759, Germantown Academy is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,150 students in Grades PK-12, on a campus of 126 acres. The Upper School, housed in a 10 year-old facility with outstanding resources, comprises approximately 560 students in Grades 9-12. A talented faculty of 75 teachers pursue a developmentally appropriate and challenging curriculum geared toward educating the whole child, including extensive extracurricular, artistic, and athletic offerings.

The Head of Upper School reports to the Head of School. Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition, 100% tuition remission is available for a total of two children who qualify for admission and for whom space is available.

Mission Statement:

Germantown Academy inspires students to be: Independent in Thought, Confident in Expression, Compassionate in Spirit, Collaborative in Action and Honorable in Deed.

Divisional Responsibilities:

  1. Run daily operations and decorum of Upper School and the development and implementation of the social emotional, academic and extracurricular programs within the framework of the school’s mission statement and goals.
  2. Develop a vision and identity for the Upper School which is developmentally appropriate and which fits into the sequence of the broader PK-12 community.
  3. Supervise the hiring process within the division.
  4. Provide supervision and evaluation of department heads, House Heads, faculty and staff within the division.
  5. Meet regularly with department heads regarding the curriculum and oversee the academic life of the division.
  6. Meet regularly with the House Heads to manage the daily life of the school, oversee the House System, keep tabs on student matters, and plan student life events.
  7. Facilitate regular group and individual faculty meetings with meaningful, productive agendas which further the needs of the school and the professional needs of Upper School teachers.
  8. Develop positive relationships with students, faculty, parents, and the administration, which includes having a working knowledge of every student’s academic and extracurricular program and social and emotional health, fostering partnership with parents, and developing collegiality among faculty.
  9. Handle all major disciplinary matters involving students.
  10. Work, in consultation with the Head of School, with current Upper School administrators to evaluate the existing administrative structure and to develop and enhance it as needed to lead, manage, and carry out the division’s needs.
  11. Create and oversee Upper School budgeting, including professional development.
  12. Oversee the division’s facilities, and work with the Director of Facilities to make sure needs are met.
  13. Be a visible presence in all areas of school life.

School Responsibilities:

  1. Meet regularly with the Head of School to keep him abreast of all relevant student, faculty, and parent concerns within Upper School. The Head of Upper School will also work with the Head of School to develop, monitor, and revise the academic program, and follow through on divisional and institutional goals.
  2. Consult with the Head of School regarding the hiring needs within the division to determine the needs of the division. The Head of Upper School will then coordinate with his or her department heads regarding the search process.
  3. Coordinate with the Head of School and the Director of Faculty Professional Development regarding the professional development opportunities within the school as well as opportunities outside of school, the management of faculty and staff issues, and faculty evaluation.
  4. Serve on the following committees: Heads of Schools, One School Learning, One School Committee, divisional Admission, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Team, and other division or ad hoc committees as relevant or required. The Head of Upper School is also expected to attend all Board of Trustee meetings.
  5. Collaborate with the Lower and Middle School Heads to develop and implement a school-wide educational vision and program.
  6. Approach the work at hand with a one-school, collaborative perspective, seeking to communicate effectively and proactively with all constituencies regarding divisional activities that may affect the community at large.
  7. Work collaboratively and proactively with members of the broader administration, including the Business Office, Director of Equity and Inclusion, Parents’ Committee representatives, Facilities, and the One School Committee to serve the mission and goals of the school.

Qualifications:

  1. A minimum of a master’s degree is required;
  2. 3-5 years of successful senior administrative experience as a school leader;
  3. Significant experience with and knowledge of Upper School students, their developmental needs, and Upper School curriculum;
  4. Outstanding teaching credentials and the ability to teach one course in the Upper School;
  5. Demonstrated experience as an academic leader;
  6. Flexibility, imagination, and outstanding communication skills.
To apply for the position, please assemble a portfolio including the following information and complete the application below:

  • detailed letter of interest
  • resume
  • personal statement
  • undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • a contact list of at least 3 references, including at least one current supervisor
For more information about our school, please refer to www.germantownacademy.net.

Faculty

Faculty Positions

AP Calculus - China

AP CALCULUS TEACHER

CAPITAL NORMAL UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL

BEIJING - CHINA

The Curriculum Partnership Program at Capital Normal University High School, a coeducational program that follows an AP curriculum, seeks a full-time, experienced, dynamic calculus teacher to start in August 2015.Salary is commensurate with experience. CNUHS offers an excellent array of benefits, including housing, health insurance, and a travel stipend. In addition to an interest in Chinese culture, excellent communication skills and the desire to be a part of a dynamic team, qualified applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • BS in Mathematics or related discipline (minimum)
  • AP AB and BC Calculus teaching experience
  • Two years teaching experience or secondary school teacher’s certification
  • Experience teaching AP Statistics preferred
  • In addition to classroom instruction, teachers are expected to supervise weekly study halls, act as a sponsor for one of the many student run clubs, and attend all school wide functions.

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

AP Chemistry - China

AP CHEMISTRY TEACHER

CAPITAL NORMAL UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL

BEIJING - CHINA

The Curriculum Partnership Program at CNUHS, a coeducational program that follows an AP curriculum, seeks a full-time, experienced, dynamic Chemistry teacher to start in August 2019.The program prepares students for bachelor’s degree programs and life at North American colleges and universities through a western style curriculum where at least half of their course load is taught entirely in English. Students are expected to engage in classroom discussions and demonstrations, create and execute presentations, and visit teachers during office hours. In addition to classroom instruction, teachers are expected to supervise weekly study halls, act as a sponsor for one of the many student run clubs, and attend all school wide functions.

Salary is commensurate with experience. CNUHS offers an excellent array of benefits, including housing, health insurance, and a travel stipend. In addition to an interest in Chinese culture, qualified applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • BS in Chemistry (minimum)
  • AP Chemistry teaching experience
  • Applicants must have two years teaching experience or a secondary school teacher’s certification
  • Flexibility, creativity, patience and outstanding communication skills are a must

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

AP Physics - China

AP PHYSICS TEACHER

CAPITAL NORMAL UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL

BEIJING – CHINA

The Curriculum Partnership Program at Capital Normal University High School (Beijing, China), seeks a full-time, experienced, dynamic Physics teacher to start in August 2019. The program prepares students for bachelor’s degree programs and life at North American colleges and universities through a western style curriculum where at least half of their course load is taught entirely in English. Students are expected to engage in classroom discussions and demonstrations, create and execute presentations, and visit teachers during office hours. In addition to classroom instruction, teachers are expected to supervise weekly study halls, act as a sponsor for one of the many student run clubs, and attend all school wide functions.

Salary is commensurate with experience. CNU High School offers an excellent array of benefits, including housing, health insurance, and a travel stipend. In addition to an interest in Chinese culture and the desire to be a part of a dynamic team, qualified applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have two years teaching experience or a Master’s Degree in a related discipline
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Physics is required
  • Preference will be given to teachers who have an international background or experience and two years teaching experience
  • Advanced Placement or English as a Second Language teaching experience is highly desirable
  • Flexibility, creativity, patience and outstanding communication skills is a must

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Computer Science Department Chair

Computer Science Department Chair

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for a full-time position of Computer Science Department Chair, beginning August, 2019. This is a 10-month position which offers an excellent array of benefits and a highly competitive salary. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds. At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part. We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee curriculum development and implementation of computer science instruction for grades PreK-12
  • Teach AP Computer Science & Introduction to Computer Science (Upper School)
  • Collaborate with Lower School administrators and teachers in the development and teaching of elementary computer science
  • Collaborate with Middle School administrators and teachers in the development and teaching of computer science in grades 6-8
  • Fulfill Department Chair duties, including the supervision and evaluation of other teachers and participation in divisional and all-school curriculum committees
  • Participate in divisional and all-school STEAM program development and activities
  • Assist with the planning and effective implementation of a 1:1 tablet program in grades 7-12
  • Help plan and implement faculty professional development in computer science
  • Serve as a computer science resource for the following subject areas across the school: robotics, engineering, artificial/augmented intelligence
  • Serve as a Co-Advisor in the Upper School

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science strongly preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in an applicable setting (minimum)
  • Candidates should have working knowledge of contemporary programming languages (Python, Java, Processing, C+), application development (iOS or Android), and web development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript).

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Lower School Substitute Teachers

Per-diem substitute teachers needed for PreK through 5th grade. Applicants need to have a teaching background or school or camp experience and be available from 7:45 AM-3:15 PM. Candidates may be called on short notice for daily needs or for longer term assignments. Clearances need to be up to date. If you are experienced and interested in subbing at GA, please email your résume to hrdept@germantownacademy.org.

Part-Time Private Voice Instructor and MS Choir Rehearsal Assistant

Part-Time Private Voice Instructor and MS Choir Rehearsal Assistant

Germantown Academy, a coeducational PreK-12 independent school with 1,100 students in Fort Washington, PA, seeks a part-time, experienced private voice instructor and middle school choir rehearsal assistant to start in August 2019. This is a 10-month position. Compensation for private lessons is based on studio enrollment.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds. At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part. We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.

Job Description:

  • Organize weekly studio schedules, working closely with students to set a lesson time
  • Promote singing, bringing excitement and energy to students and their music learning
  • Implement a wide array of voice pedagogy
  • Organize yearly studio recital
  • Collaborate with Choir Director and Musical Theatre Director on preparing students for joint performances
  • Assist middle school choir director with three classes a rotation
  • Work closely with the Private Music Lesson Coordinator to help lead a growing studio
  • Contribute meaningfully to the larger school community
  • Candidates will demonstrate excellent work ethic, positive attitude, energized teaching, flexible collaboration, and empathy

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in vocal music performance or music education with voice emphasis, or equivalent teaching/performance experience
  • Exhibit master vocal performance skills, including classical, popular, and jazz styles
  • Ability to develop meaningful and constructive relationships with students
  • Demonstrate proficient piano skills, as needed for teaching one-on-one vocal instruction
  • Previous experience as a voice instructor and a significant choral background strongly preferred

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Full-Time, One-Year Interim Upper School History and English Teacher

Full-Time, One-Year Interim Upper School History and English Teacher

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for a full-time, one-year interim position as an Upper School History and English Teacher, beginning August, 2019. This is a 10-month position which offers an excellent array of benefits and a highly competitive salary. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds.At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part.We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.

Full-Time, One-Year Interim Upper School History and English Teacher

  • BA in History or English; MA/MEd or PhD in either subject not required but superlative
  • Significant course work in either English (if history major) or History (if English major)
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching either History or English at the high school level preferred
  • Ability to teach World History, Modern American History, and sophomore English
  • Participation in Upper School life in meaningful ways outside the classroom (coaching, leading extracurriculars, etc.)

Interim Upper School Physical Education Teacher

Interim Upper School Physical Education Teacher

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for a one-year full-time position of Interim Upper School Physical Education Teacher, beginning August, 2019. This is a 10-month position which offers an excellent array of benefits and a highly competitive salary. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds.At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part.We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.

  • BS in Physical Education or related field
  • Ability to teach students in coed classes in grades 9-11 in both team and individual activities
  • Flexibility to work in conjunction with Middle and Lower School Physical Education programs
  • Locker Room Supervision in Middle School and Upper School Locker Room
  • Coach three sports, at least two in the Upper School
  • Help with set up of equipment each day
  • Keep a running inventory of our equipment and report needs to the department head
  • Help with Upper, Middle and Lower school activities i.e. House competitions, Olympics, MS Greek day, LS field day, etc.



Staff

Staff Positions

Child Care Center Substitute Teacher

Child Care Center Substitute Teacher

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of Child Care Center Substitute Teacher, beginning August 2018. This is a 10-month position which offers a highly competitive salary. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part. We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.

Position Purpose: Reporting to the Director, a substitute teacher will assist in his or her room on an on-call, as needed basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. A substitute will assist and implement the daily activities of the group under the guidance and direction of the Group Supervisor, or an assistant group supervisor.
  2. He or she is responsible for the health, safety and care of the children enrolled in the child care center, which includes but is not limited to feeding meals and snacks, potty training, changing diapers and any other bathroom needs, washing hands and faces to ensure the cleanliness of the children.
  3. He or she will help coordinate the activities.

Qualifications:

A Substitute must possess the minimum of:

1. A high school diploma or a GED certificate and two years of experience with children.

In addition, a substitute teacher must be warm and enjoy working with young children. He or she must be willing to assist the children in all aspects of their personal care and hygiene, proper nutrition and interactions with other children. Working cooperatively with other members of the Child Care team is necessary for the well-being and safety of the children.

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Administration

Administration Positions

Interim Lower School Psychologist

Interim Lower School Psychologist

Germantown Academy, a coeducational PreK-12 independent school with 1,100 students in Fort Washington, PA (suburban Philadelphia) seeks a 1 year, full-time, interim Lower School Psychologist to start in August 2019.This is a 10-month position which offers an excellent array of benefits and a highly competitive salary. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds.At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part.We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.

Position Purpose: The Lower School Psychologist serves and collaborates with PreK-5th Grade students, parents, faculty and administration.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and teach health and wellness programming for PreK-5th classes
  • Work as member of Student Support Team to review evaluations, student data and observations; consult on and support intervention strategies; communicate with parents, faculty/administration, and outside clinicians/ as needed in the process
  • Coordinate learning support and implementation of psycho-educational evaluation recommendations
  • Provide short-term counseling and consultation to students, parents, faculty, and administration
  • Initiate outreach and prevention programs focused on social and emotional skill building with children

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in School Psychology, PhD, PsyD, or EdD in School Psychology or Counseling
  • Licensed Psychologist; School Psychology Certification Preferred
  • Several years of proven successful work with children and families in a clinical setting, school, or private practice
  • Strong knowledge of social and cognitive developmental stages of childhood
  • Strong cultural competency skills: ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures and diverse backgrounds
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Proactive in organizing tasks and priorities and strong follow through with communications and interventions
  • Strong ability to collaborate with all school constituents
  • Fluent with and willing to continue learning technology to manage calendar, communications, and data collection -Google apps, Outlook apps, Microsoft office, Educational software
  • Strong background and interest in professional development in social and emotional learning, differentiating curriculum, executive functioning, and parenting education
  • Strong work ethic, attendance, and punctuality

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Athletics

Athletics Positions

Upper School Boys Water Polo Assistant Coach

Upper School Boys Water Polo Assistant Coach

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of Upper School Boys Water Polo Assistant Coach, beginning August 19, 2019. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The Upper School Coach reports to the Boys Water Polo Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of water polo.
  • Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of water polo emphasizing the students’ holistic development.
  • Assist in the planning, organization and direction all US Boys Water Polo practices.
  • Understanding of the rules governing the sport of water polo.
  • Assist in contest management for all US Boys Water Polo contests.
  • Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.
  • Serve as a resource for the college selection process for Upper School Boys Water Polo student-athletes and their families.
  • Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.
  • Meet with the Head Boys Water Polo Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.
  • Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.
  • Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.
  • Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.
  • Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of water polo and coaching.
  • Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

  • Previous participation in water polo at the high school level (college preferred).
  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)
  • Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.
  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:
https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Germantown Academy Aquatic Club - Assistant Age Group Coach

Germantown Academy Aquatic Club seeks a part-time, experienced Age Group Coach for the 2018-2019 Season. The salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Job Description:

  • Directly assists with the groups that are assigned by the age group head coach
  • Provides input to coordinate stroke instruction and training principles for the age group program
  • Ensures that equipment is stored and maintained in an appropriate manner
  • Establishes an environment that fosters a positive team attitude, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, self-control, and personal responsibility
  • Supports the mission statement of GA
  • Assigns lanes to athletes during workouts to ensure that all athletes get the most out of their training
  • Checks the facility both before and after practice to ensure that the deck is clean, secure, and organized
  • Makes recommendations to the head age group coach for athlete advancement within the age group program
  • Recruits new club members through professional and community contacts
  • Assists with the development and distribution of recruiting materials
  • Assists and attends all fund raising activities with the club
  • Actively involved in the planning, development and promotion of the club hosted swim meets, including GAAC hosted mini-meets
  • Provides input for the planning of the annual budget
  • Attends all meets that are assigned by the head coach
  • Provides specific meet information to athletes, parents, and staff members in a timely manner
  • Provides timely coaching instructions and feedback to athletes and is easily accessible throughout the entire meet
  • Remains at meets until all GAAC swimmers have completed their swims or until they are no longer needed or until they are released by the head coach
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

  • USA Swimming Coaching Certification is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree is recommended
  • Lifeguarding Certification is recommended
  • At least two years of coaching experience is recommended


Candidates who meet these criteria should apply using the link below.

Germantown Academy Aquatic Club - Assistant Diving Coach

Germantown Academy Aquatic Club - Assistant Diving Coach

With the recent growth of our diving program and expansion of our dryland equipment, Germantown Academy Dive Club is looking for an assistant coach to maintain a high level of individual attention to athletes within our program. Maintaining the philosophy and vertical integration set forth by Germantown Academy the assistant coach will actively work with the head coach on the daily operations of the club.

Previous coaching experience preferred but not required with NCAA and USA Diving competition experience. This part-time coaching position comes with a competitive hourly rate.

Reporting to the Head Coach, the responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervising training groups during both water and dry land sessions.
  • Assist in all assigned training duties across all programs with the following qualifications;
    • Personable and innovative coaching strategies.
    • Fundamental skill development with an emphasis on dry land training.
    • Pulling belts in all directions – or the desire and ability to be trained.
  • Assist in program planning and organization.
  • Ability to lead training sessions while head coach is traveling to competitions.
  • Assist in recruitment of new developmental and beginner divers at the local level adding to the club’s grassroots approach.
  • Communicate effectively with head coach, aquatics staff, athletes, and parents.
  • Setting up, organizing, and assisting in diving clinics.
  • Active recruitment of members interested in joining the Germantown Academy community.

Requirements:

  • Strong desire to learn and advance knowledge within coaching.
  • Preferred minimum of 2 years coaching experience.
  • Preferred experience competing at USA Diving Junior Olympic and NCAA level.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of diving mechanics.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of competitive diving.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and enjoyable training environment.
  • Experience pulling belts – or the desire and ability to be trained.

A review of application material will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Please email Tom Henninger, Head Coach, Germantown Academy Dive Club at thomas.henninger@germantownacademy.org.

  • Resume and/or CV-Coaching and competitive background.
  • Coaching goals and philosophy.

Upper School Girls Water Polo Assistant Coach

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

UPPER SCHOOL GIRLS WATER POLO ASSISTANT COACH

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of Upper School Girls Water Polo Assistant Coach, beginning August 19, 2019. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The Upper School Coach reports to the Girls Water Polo Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of water polo.

Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of water polo emphasizing the students’ holistic development.

Assist in the planning, organization and direction all US Girls Water Polo practices.

Understanding of the rules governing the sport of water polo.

Assist in contest management for all US Girls Water Polo contests.

Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.

Serve as a resource for the college selection process for Upper School Girls Water Polo student-athletes and their families.

Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.

Meet with the Head Girls Water Polo Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.

Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.

Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.

Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.

Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of water polo and coaching.

Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

Previous participation in water polo at the high school level (college preferred).

  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)

Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.

  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

JV Girls Volleyball Assistant Coach

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

JV GIRLS VOLLEYBALL ASSISTANT COACH

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of JV Girls Volleyball Assistant Coach, beginning August 19, 2019. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The JV Assistant Coach reports to the Girls Volleyball Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of girls volleyball.

Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of volleyball emphasizing the students’ holistic development.

Assist in the planning, organization and direction all JV Girls Volleyball practices.

Understanding of the rules governing the sport of volleyball.

Assist in contest management for all JV Girls Volleyball contests.

Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.

Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.

Meet with the Head Girls Volleyball Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.

Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.

Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.

Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.

Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of volleyball and coaching.

Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

Previous participation in volleyball at the high school level (college preferred).

  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)

Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.

  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at: https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Upper School Girls Tennis Assistant Coach

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

UPPER SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS ASSISTANT COACH

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of Upper School Girls Tennis Assistant Coach, beginning August 19, 2019. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The Upper School Coach reports to the Girls Tennis Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of tennis.

Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of tennis emphasizing the students’ holistic development.

Assist in the planning, organization and direction all US Girls Tennis practices.

Understanding of the rules governing the sport of tennis.

Assist in contest management for all US Girls Tennis contests.

Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.

Serve as a resource for the college selection process for Upper School Girls Tennis student-athletes and their families.

Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.

Meet with the Head Girls Tennis Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.

Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.

Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.

Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.

Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of tennis and coaching.

Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

Previous participation in tennis at the high school level (college preferred).

  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)

Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.

  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

JV Field Hockey Assistant Coach

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

JV FIELD HOCKEY ASSISTANT COACH

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of JV Field Hockey Assistant Coach, beginning August 19, 2019. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The JV Coach reports to the Field Hockey Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of field hockey.

Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of field hockey emphasizing the students’ holistic development.

Assist in the planning, organization and direction all JV Field Hockey practices.

Understanding of the rules governing the sport of field hockey.

Assist in contest management for all JV Field Hockey contests.

Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.

Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.

Meet with the Head Field Hockey Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.

Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.

Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.

Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.

Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of field hockey and coaching.

Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

Previous participation in field hockey at the high school level (college preferred).

  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)

Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.

  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at: https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Upper School Boys Water Polo Assistant Coach

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

UPPER SCHOOL BOYS WATER POLO ASSISTANT COACH

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of Upper School Boys Water Polo Assistant Coach, beginning August 19, 2019. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The Upper School Coach reports to the Boys Water Polo Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of water polo.

Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of water polo emphasizing the students’ holistic development.

Assist in the planning, organization and direction all US Boys Water Polo practices.

Understanding of the rules governing the sport of water polo.

Assist in contest management for all US Boys Water Polo contests.

Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.

Serve as a resource for the college selection process for Upper School Boys Water Polo student-athletes and their families.

Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.

Meet with the Head Boys Water Polo Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.

Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.

Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.

Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.

Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of water polo and coaching.

Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

Previous participation in water polo at the high school level (college preferred).

  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)

Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.

  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at: https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga


GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

3rd TEAM BOYS SOCCER ASSISTANT COACH

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of 3rd Team Boys Soccer Assistant Coach, beginning in early September. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The Upper School Coach reports to the Boys Soccer Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of boys soccer.

Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of soccer emphasizing the students’ holistic development.

Assist in the planning, organization and direction all 3rd Team Boys Soccer practices.

Understanding of the rules governing the sport of soccer.

Assist in contest management for all 3rd Team Boys Soccer contests.

Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.

Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.

Meet with the Head Boys Soccer Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.

Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.

Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.

Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.

Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of soccer and coaching.

Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

Previous participation in soccer at the high school level (college preferred).

  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)

Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.

  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at: https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

3rd Team Boys Soccer Assistant Coach

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

3rd TEAM BOYS SOCCER ASSISTANT COACH

Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of 3rd Team Boys Soccer Assistant Coach, beginning in early September. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. A founding member of the prestigious Inter-Academic Athletic League, Germantown Academy prides itself on a rich history of athletics, generations of talented student-athletes, and opportunities to explore an incredible array of athletic experiences for all interested students. Typically, almost one-third of each graduating class goes on to pursue athletics at the collegiate level.

The Upper School Coach reports to the Boys Soccer Head Coach. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of boys soccer.

Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of soccer emphasizing the students’ holistic development.

Assist in the planning, organization and direction all 3rd Team Boys Soccer practices.

Understanding of the rules governing the sport of soccer.

Assist in contest management for all 3rd Team Boys Soccer contests.

Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.

Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to Germantown Academy.

Meet with the Head Boys Soccer Coach on a frequent basis to review the status of the program.

Communicate with the Associate Director of Athletics regarding scheduling and equipment needs.

Comply with all professional guidelines as listed in the GA Coaches Handbook.

Embody and embrace the GA mission, as well as uphold the standards established in the GA Staff/Faculty Handbook.

Attend professional development opportunities in the sport of soccer and coaching.

Work with the Sports Information Assistant to report meet results and promote the program.

Qualifications:

Previous participation in soccer at the high school level (college preferred).

  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred)

Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3pm-7pm.

  • Associate degree; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:

https://www.germantownacademy.net/about/work-ga

Applicants must submit a cover letter, professional résumé, references, and any other materials indicated in the position description.

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Email: hrdept@germantownacademy.org

Post:
Ms. Rachel Elwood
Director of Human Resources
Germantown Academy
340 Morris Road
Fort Washington, PA 19034

Equal Opportunity Employment

Germantown Academy believes that equal opportunity in all aspects of employment supports the mission of the school and the successful attainment of our strategic objectives. It is the policy of Germantown Academy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status, and to seek candidates who will further diversify our community. GA will take positive action to ensure fulfillment of this policy in all areas, including hiring, placement, promotion or transfer, recruitment, employment ads, salary and other compensation, and selection for training and development opportunities.

For more information about hiring policies and practices, contact Rachel Elwood, Director of Human Resources, 267-405-7222 or EMAIL.