Soccer Coaches

Seasonal

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA

Start Date: August 2024

Reports to: Director of Athletics

Job Summary: 

BB&N is seeking a number of soccer coaching positions, specifically a Girls Varsity Assistant Coach, a Boys JV Head Coach, a Boys JV Assistant Coach, a Girls JV Head Coach, and Girls and Boys MS Coaches. These are stipend, part-time positions during the fall season. The Coaches will report to the Director of Athletics or work closely with the Associate Director of Athletics for the 6-8 grade program.  The BB&N Athletic Department expects its coaches to operate within the athletic philosophy of BB&N and adhere to the BB&N coaches’ manual.

The BB&N Athletic Department expects its coaches to operate within the athletic philosophy of BB&N and adhere to the BB&N coaches’ manual as well as the Independent School League (ISL) and the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) rules and guidelines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • practice planning and game oversight,

  • mentoring and instructing players in skill development, character development, and teamwork.

  • communicating with parents/guardians relevant information regarding games, practices, and other team commitments

  • commitment to the support and development of those students with an ability and/or desire to compete at the collegiate level is important for varsity programs.

Skills and Competencies:

The ideal candidate is approachable, knowledgeable, and eager to be an active member of a dynamic athletic and learning community. Bachelor’s degree required.

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Commitment to the academic success and character development of the students

  • Passion for their sport and for working with middle and high school aged students

  • Commitment to an inclusive and equitable approach to all student athletes

  • Communicates effectively and responsibly with students, parents and colleagues

  • High standards of professional conduct

Middle School Coaching Schedule

  • Pre-season Coaches Meeting on Monday, August 26th around 5:00pm

  • Season starts Thursday, September 5, 2024, and ends November 4, 2024

  • Practice is from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

  • There will be around 1 to 2 Games a week (only on weekdays) and the coach must be on-site at 2:00pm and will generally be done at 5:00pm (depending on whether the game is home or away)

Upper School Coaching Schedule

  • Pre-season Coaches Meeting on Monday, August 26th around 5:00pm

  • The Varsity season begins on Wednesday, August 28th, and can go up until Sunday, November 17th.  The sub-varsity season begins on Monday, September 9th, and, goes until November 9th.

  • Practice ranges from 3:45pm to 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

  • Games are usually on Wednesdays and Saturdays and coaches should be on-site at least 45 minutes before the game time.

Holidays when school is not in session include:

  • Rosh Hashanah,

  • Yom Kippur,

  • Indigenous Peoples Day

  • The day after Indigenous Peoples Day

Compensation: 

At BB&N a JV head coach normally earns a season-long stipend of between $3,500.00 – $5,000.00, a JV Assistant coach between $2,000.00 – $3,000.00, and a MS coach between $2,500.00 – $3,000.00.

To Apply:

Please visit the Careers at BB&N page to complete your online application. Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, and Reference List.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols Schools takes the health and safety of its community members very seriously. Because we serve students, we strongly encourage all employees to receive at least one of the Pfizer, or Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccines before commencing employment.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Day
All Gender