Head Girls Basketball Coach

Staff / Seasonal

The Wheeler School, Providence, RI

The Wheeler School, a co-ed, N-12 independent day school with city and farm campuses serving approximately 800 students in the Greater Providence and Greater Boston areas, is seeking a Head Girls Basketball Coach beginning in the 2024-2025 school year. Wheeler is a proud member of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council and the Eastern Independent League. This is a part-time stipended position with primary coaching responsibilities between November and the first week of March. There is the potential to provide occasional out-of-season workouts to those who are interested. 

Ideal candidates for coaching positions at Wheeler are people with a sense of humor, warmth, and humility. They are excellent communicators, with empathy for others and an ability to listen and respond with good intuition and work well with their colleagues. They are ambitious and hard-working, committed to supporting the student-athlete experience by offering help and creating new opportunities. Additionally, they possess the versatility to work with a range of skill levels and an array of learning styles. When developing and executing practice and game plans, our coaches are knowledgeable and curious, striving each year to stretch and grow, to implement new ideas that improve the Wheeler athletic experience. Ultimately, they love to spend time with young people and enjoy all that the creative, energetic, and diverse Wheeler community has to offer.

As a coach at Wheeler, you will become part of a dynamic and passionate staff with the opportunity to work with talented and engaged student-athletes every day. The position also involves traveling with the team to and from away games and opportunities for professional development on and off the court. A bachelor’s degree is required for this position as well as previous coaching experience at the high school and/or collegiate levels. 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the Director of Athletics, Sean Kelly at seankelly@wheelerschool.org. Please cc careers@wheelerschool.org. 

Statement on Diversity and Cultural Competency
At Wheeler We actively seek students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds in the belief that a broad range of experiences and viewpoints enhance learning, enriches life on campus and better prepares us all for full participation in a pluralistic, democratic society. We seek to further the overall diversity and cultural competency within our community through hiring.

The Wheeler School is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or disability, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

About The Wheeler School:

Founded in 1889 by visionary artist and educator Mary C. Wheeler, The Wheeler School is an N-12 independent day school of approximately 800 students from throughout Greater Providence and Greater Boston. Wheeler’s mission, “to learn our powers and be answerable for their use,” is incorporated into our classrooms, athletic fields, art studios, and STEAM labs, as students are encouraged to think deeply and explore the world on and beyond our two campuses in the College Hill neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island and our 120-acre farm in Seekonk, Massachusetts. Across Wheeler’s campuses and grades, dedicated faculty and staff identify students’ learning path and passions, challenging and supporting them in pursuit of academic excellence, artistic expression, and personal growth. Our graduates are prepared for college and life as creative, ethical, and engaged global citizens. Wheeler is also home to The Hamilton School, where skilled faculty meet students’ learning differences with the individualized instruction that leads to success.

The Wheeler School

Providence, RI
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender