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Tennis Coach

Status: Non-exempt; part-time
Dates of Employment: February 28 - May 12, 2022
Classification: Seasonal Coach
Supervisor: Athletics Director
Locations: In-person; Williams Park courts (1525 Lynn Road, Raleigh NC 27612), and Raleigh-area matches
Hours: 3:00 - 5:15 p.m., with some matches extending past 5:15 p.m.

The Montessori School of Raleigh is a competitive, independent school in the Triangle area, offering an authentic Montessori and IB program to students 15 months to 18 years. MSR is accredited by AMS, SACS, and the IBO. 

The Montessori School of Raleigh seeks a Tennis Coach for both a Co-ed Grades 4 - 6 team and a Middle School Boys team. Under the general direction of the Athletics Director, the Tennis Coach will work 10 - 15 hours per week during both practices and matches. The Tennis Coach will have a responsibility to transport students to/from practices and matches. 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required
  • Experience coaching youth tennis
  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"
  • Must possess a North Carolina Driver's License with a clear motor vehicle record
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community
  • Flexible team player with "can-do" attitude
  • Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community
  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attend and manage all practices and matches for both tennis teams
  • Provide age-appropriate, developmental coaching to all students
  • Committed to expanding players' abilities
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Ability to keep tennis fun!
  • Drives players to/from practices and matches on school-owned 14-passenger bus

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The Tennis Coach can expect to: 

  • Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges and a varied and diverse array of contacts
  • Work in outdoor environment
  • Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors
  • Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds
  • Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation.

To apply
The school offers a competitive salary for seasonal coaching. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line "Tennis Coach-[your last name]." No phone calls.

 

About The Montessori School of Raleigh
Established in 1974, the Montessori School of Raleigh is a vibrant and exceptional, independent Montessori school serving 360 students aged 15 months through 18 years. MSR’s beautifully designed and well-maintained Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice.

The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.