Head Basketball Coach
Posting Date: 6/22/2017
Job Type: Stipend Position
Preferred Education: Master's degree

Job Description
The head basketball coach will provide vision, leadership, and oversight for all aspects of the St. Teresa’s Academy basketball program, to include coaching the team; planning, organizing, and supervising team practices; actively identifying, evaluating, and training student-athletes; and working within MSHSAA, School, and departmental guidelines.  The head coach is responsible for hiring and evaluating a coaching staff for varsity and sub-varsity teams. The head coach will demonstrate a strong commitment to the academic achievement and spiritual development of student-athletes by monitoring and actively encouraging participants to succeed academically and represent the School with the utmost integrity.  The head coach will develop and supervise a summer basketball program for St. Teresa’s Academy student-athletes, not limited to team camps, summer leagues and practices within MSHSAA guidelines.

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred); demonstrate success in coaching basketball at the high school and/or collegiate level, preferably in the role of head coach.   The successful candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; a sophisticated understanding of applicable MSHSAA and School rules, regulations, and policies; and the ability to travel and/or work evenings and weekends, as needed.  The successful candidate will also be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

Employer Information
St. Teresa's Academy’s tradition and commitment to personal, academic, and spiritual growth has been our legacy for nearly 150 years. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ), the Academy's identity emphasizes an all-female student body and college prep curriculum, all enveloped in the traditions of Catholic faith. Here, students are nurtured and guided to become confident, skilled, and caring young women. The challenging curriculum, diverse student body, and an emphasis on personal responsibility help students find success in today’s ever-changing global environment. These leaders of tomorrow will leave our doors with a solid educational and spiritual foundation, and know they have been a part of a very special tradition.

Located on a beautiful, college-like campus in the heart of the Brookside and south Plaza neighborhoods, St. Teresa's promotes excellence in education. Students recognize the importance of a global education where students learn about the world and think beyond their own borders to succeed in an increasingly international and competitive world. The Academy employs the latest technology to improve and enhance quality and depth of education. Every student receives a customized Surface Pro 4 tablet for use throughout her tenure at STA. A wireless campus and distance learning classrooms are just a few examples of the school’s commitment to 21st-century educational instruction. St. Teresa’s Academy Mission, Core Beliefs, Philosophy: Click Here

Application Instructions
St. Teresa’s Academy is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants must send a cover letter, coaching philosophy, resume and references to St. Teresa’s Academy at athletics@stteresasacademy.org, as well as complete the online application below.

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St. Teresa's Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Minorities are encouraged to apply.