Upper/Middle School Volleyball Coach

Faculty / Part-Time

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA

Start Date: August 2022

Department: Athletics

Job Summary:

BB&N is seeking part-time volleyball coaches for instruction at all levels of high school and middle school volleyball.  Coaches will report to the Director of athletics and are expected to collaborate with all team stakeholders (Director of athletics, other coaches, and parents).   Duties include practice planning and organization, coaching and administrative tasks, demonstration of commitment to the academic success of the student, and teaching skill techniques. The Coach will also develop and support student-athletes with the ability and desire to play at the college level.  Attendance at practices, home matches, and travel on the bus to away matches are required.  .  The Coach is expected to adhere to  BB&N’s athletic philosophy upholding the rules and guidelines of the Independent School League (ISL) and the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) at all times.  Current certification in CPR is required.

Skills and Competencies:

The ideal candidate is approachable, knowledgeable, and eager to be an active member of a dynamic athletic and learning community. A minimum of one year of experience coaching Volleyball is desired.

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Desire to work with high school students
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues

About Buckingham Browne & Nichols:

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Buckingham Browne & Nichols is a day school that engages students in grades Pre-K through 12 in a rich and invigorating educational experience of the highest quality. The school excels at helping students discover their unique talents and passions and fully develop those strengths. The curriculum is challenging, forward-thinking, innovative, and flexible, designed to help qualified students, from a range of backgrounds and with a broad spectrum of talents and interests, reach new levels of accomplishment. Co-curricular opportunities in athletics, the arts, community service, and other areas add critical dimensions to students’ learning. Students learn on three age and developmentally appropriate campuses. At every grade, BB&N takes full advantage of the opportunities its locations afford.

BB&N is committed to becoming an anti-racist institution. This commitment is integral to the mission and vision of the School. BB&N’s mission is to promote scholarship, integrity, and kindness in diverse, curious, and motivated students. The School prepares students for lives of principled engagement in their communities and the world. At BB&N, we value a diverse and inclusive community that fosters respect for the identities and perspectives of all. The different perspectives and experiences of our students define the fabric of our community and contribute to the growth of the individuals who call BB&N their alma mater and shape the classroom and extracurricular experiences. To have classmates and friends who are different from oneself, to come to truly know the background, experiences, and beliefs of a new friend is to learn more deeply about oneself and our world. There is no more important attribute in preparation for global citizenship.

The vibrancy and vitality we feel in the classrooms, hallways, stages and playing fields of BB&N derive from the people who are here. At its root are the varied interests and experiences, the different backgrounds, cultures, religions, views, and perspectives that our students and faculty bring to their classes and families bring to myriad activities. Each of us adds to the richness of another’s experience. Working and playing together teaches us lifelong lessons about appreciating, knowing and understanding, and learning from each other.

To Apply:  

Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, and Reference List. Please include your connection to BB&N’s mission and values in your cover letter.

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, many of whom are not eligible for vaccination due to their age, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus with the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment. Documentation showing vaccination status will be required as part of the application process.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

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