Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coordinator / Middle School Health Teacher

Staff / Full-Time

St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA

About St. John’s Prep

St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust, and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll approximately 1,500 students from more than 90 communities in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.


St. John’s is a faith-based community grounded in and fortified by three main cultural priorities: recognizing all people as created in the image and likeness of God, embracing a habit of excellence grounded in a growth mindset, and empowering individuals to be unique expressions of God’s love in the world. Strong candidates will embody the Catholic principles and Xaverian values that guide our institution to help foster a supportive and inclusive campus environment. For further information on how faith animates St. John’s, please visit our Statement on Xaverian and Catholic Identity. 


Position Overview and Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the Director of Wellness and Strength Conditioning Coordinator, plan, implement, and assess strategic initiatives and partnerships to further the concept of wellness across the St. John’s Prep campus.
  • Teach health classes to students in grades 7 and 8. 
  • Develop, implement, and oversee student, faculty, and staff strength and conditioning programs.
  • Support in training and supervising staff who work in strength and conditioning programs.
  • Teach fitness-related wellness/physical education activity courses as needed.
  • Play an active role on the wellness team by contributing to the promotion of health and wellness programming across campus.
  • Collaborate with the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, the department of athletics, and coaches to design in-season and out-of-season strength and conditioning programs.
  • Partner with the department of athletics to provide education for coaches as needed.
  • Engage in other areas of focus as designated by the Director of Wellness and/or Strength and Conditioning Coordinator to promote wellness on campus.


Skills and Competencies

  • Innovative, strategic, and analytical thinking. 
  • Mission-driven decision-making.
  • Outstanding interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external constituents. 
  • Experience with working in a fast-paced setting.  
  • Interest in working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational skills; detail-oriented. 
  • Facility and high comfort level with all aspects of technology, including database programs, Microsoft Office Suite, web content management systems, and social media.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or physical education-related fields required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and/or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC).
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Certification.


Physical Requirements:

  • Standing/sitting for long periods of time.
  • Bending, lifting, pushing, kneeling, crouching, crawling, stooping.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to reach at and above shoulder height to access higher areas of equipment, etc.
  • Must be capable of adapting to frequent changes in position throughout the workday.
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone.
  • Use of hands and fingers for manipulation, and using computer keyboard, educational tools, play equipment, and perform first aid and CPR.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.


St. John’s Prep is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity that is manifested in classroom practice, student engagement, interpersonal communication, and curricular decisions. For more information about our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit 


Interested candidates are asked to apply via the online Application for Employment found on the Employment page of Candidates will need to upload a cover letter, resumé, and academic transcripts if applying for a faculty position. Please, no phone calls. 


Posted June 2024

St. John’s Prep

Danvers, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School