Director of Student Activities/Strength & Conditioning Coach

Faculty / Full-Time

Tabor Academy, Marion, MA

Tabor Academy seeks a compelling and passionate educator to serve as Director of Student Activities in the Office of Student Life and Strength and Conditioning Coach. This individual will be responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive activities and programming for grades 9-12. The position will report directly to the Director of Student Affairs and Director of Athletic Programs and will work in partnership with the full Student Life Office, Athletics and Co-Curricular departments, faculty, staff, students, and families to provide relevant and positive experiences across campus. As a residential school, Tabor considers the work of faculty broadly, and we engage with students before, during and beyond the academic day. This position will contribute to all three seasons of the athletic program for strength and conditioning, potentially mornings and afternoons, and be responsible for weekly evening and monthly weekend supervisory duties. This is a full-time exempt position and may include housing and residential program responsibilities accordingly.

The successful candidate will:

  • embrace an initiative-driven faculty culture focused on advancing Tabor Academy’s mission
  • possess a high degree of cultural competency and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and perspectives
  • enjoy collaborating with colleagues within all aspects of school life
  • invest in the community and participate in the lives of our students outside of the classroom
  • convey patience, empathy, enthusiasm, and optimism in their work with adolescents and faculty
  • possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • be self-reflective, able to work independently, and be committed to professional growth

General responsibilities as the Director of Student Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • establish and oversee the Student Activities Committee
  • develop, plan, research, and organize weekly weekend events with the Students Activities Committee
  • establish weekend faculty teams by appropriately assigning duties in coordination with the Chief Employee Engagement Officer (CEEO)
  • communicate weekly with the full community on the final activity plan and overall weekend schedule
  • coordinate with the dining hall, facilities, and IT to arrange for appropriate various needs for the weekend activities
  • maintain inventory of the student life supply closet, submit purchase orders as needed and liaise with external vendors.

General responsibilities as Strength & Conditioning Coach include, but are not limited to:

  • establish and maintain a strength and conditioning program for all sports at all levels
  • establish a program for all community members that is focused on life-long health and wellbeing
  • improve athletic performance, reduce athletic injuries, and teach lifelong fitness and movement skills
  • devise training plans according to sound scientific principles, supervise all training sessions, evaluate athletes, maintain records and teach strength and conditioning classes
  • meet regularly with head coaches to discuss the goals of each program and its athletes
  • conduct regular meetings with athletic training staff to review PT needs and plans for injured athletes
  • establish policies, plans, and procedures for the safe and professional operation of the facility
  • maintain and monitor the weight room and be responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the facility

Qualifications

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; must be CSCS certified

Preferred: Experience in secondary or post-secondary instruction and/or in residential oversight.

To Apply

Electronic materials only, please.  If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and educational philosophy to employment@taboracademy.org with “Student Activities” in the subject line.

About Tabor Academy

For nearly 150 years, Tabor Academy has served the Marion, Massachusetts community as a premier coeducation, college preparatory boarding and day school. As the School by the Sea, Tabor offers an uncommonly beautiful setting in which to live and learn for students grades 9-12. The school provides a wide breadth of academic offerings for students to achieve the school’s mission. We invite all interested in learning about the school and our strategic vision to read the website.

Tabor Academy is eager to consider applications from people traditionally underrepresented in independent boarding school communities.

Tabor Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community – and hiring and retention processes, more specifically – informed by the NAIS Principles of Good Practice – Equity and Justice. Additionally, across all areas of school life, we prioritize practices based on Mind Brain Education (MBE) research; the relational skills of active listening, empathic understanding, critical thinking, and genuine inquiry; and pursuits that actively seek out and invite in diverse perspectives. At Tabor Academy, 540 students come from all over the United States and over 21 countries to be part of an engaging community. Our diverse and inclusive student body welcomes individuals from all races, religions, and economic backgrounds and fosters students becoming engaged and committed global citizens with a disposition to act in service to the common good.

Located 15 minutes from culturally rich New Bedford, home to the Whaling National Historical Park; stories from when the city was a station on the Underground Railroad and home to Frederick Douglass; a hub for Blue Economy Corridor innovation; seafood from America’s #1 fishing port; and a landscape that attracts sailors, bikers, and golfers, Marion and the Southcoast are teeming with opportunity.

 Tabor Academy does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other Academy-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices. 

 

 

 

Tabor Academy

Marion, MA
High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender