ATHLETICS DIRECTOR - CANADA
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
START DATE: 14 AUGUST 2023
Description of School:
Southpointe Academy is a leading edge International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum School surrounded by the ocean, beaches and natural beauty of South Delta. As a co-educational, secular day school serving nearly 600 students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, Southpointe is known for its strong sense of community, collaborative culture and commitment to professional development. The school fosters caring relationships with students and develops young people of character who make a positive difference in the world.
Southpointe features world leading programming through its highly acclaimed IB Primary Years (Grade K-5) and Middle Years (Grade 6-10) programmes. Southpointe is also an official candidate school for the IB Diploma Programme (Grade 11-12) which will complete its innovative offering of IB from entry to graduation. The educational programme is supported through modern, purpose-built facilities and amenities.
In addition to a teaching commitment, the Athletics Director is responsible for operating and developing the athletics programme. This full-time leadership position commences August 14, 2023,for the 2023-2024 school year.
Description of Position:
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
*These may include, but are not limited to...
Ensure the development of the athletics programme in keeping with overall School strategic priorities;
Develop the athletic offering to incorporate high interest programming for elementary, middle and senior school students;
Effectively market the athletic programme internally and externally using a variety of media;
Work collaboratively under the leadership of the Divisional Principals to match staff members with coaching roles;
Manage the inventorying and ordering of athletics apparel and supplies, including athletic team uniforms;
Represent Southpointe at all athletic and association meetings where the School is a member, ensuring that it fulfills its duties and responsibilities therein;
Assume responsibility for gym and athletic facility use and maintenance, liaising with the Facilities Manager;
Contribute written pieces for School publications, including Midpointe and the Annual Report;
Oversee and manage risk in the athletics programme;
Assist in developing athletic programme policies;
Ensure programmes are properly implemented, adequately resourced and appropriately staffed.
Valid BC Teaching Certificate or Independent School Teaching Certificate Number, (or the ability to obtain a Certificate)
Strong communication skills, written and oral;
Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills;
Current relevant leadership experience in athletic programming, preferred;
Experience working in a technology-rich environment.
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Application for Position:
Please review the full job description for the position prior to submitting your application with the following supporting documents to email@example.com and please add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Athletics Director - in the subject of your email.
Copy of BC Ministry of Education: Certificate of Qualification or Independent School Teaching Certificate;
Two letters of reference, one of which must be from your most recent Principal/Supervisor;
Most recent teaching evaluation.
Please see our website for additional opportunities.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada or be in the process of obtaining the appropriate visa(s).
Southpointe Academy encourages applications from suitably qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds. We value each community member’s identity, perspective and well-being, and embrace our differences as a sign of strength. We believe in diversity, equity and inclusion and are committed to equal employment opportunities.