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March 10, 2019
Assistant Director of Middle School Athletics 6-12 & Middle School PE Teacher
Head-Royce School is seeking a dedicated athletic administrator to help lead our successful Middle School Athletic
Program and teach in our MS PE department. The Assistant Director of Athletics will be responsible for leading and
developing the MS Athletic program, leading our MS coaching staff, nurturing our students’ participation in athletics,
communicating with parents and faculty, and representing Head-Royce in the wider community. Additionally, the
Assistant AD will help the Athletic Director in administering the US Athletic program. This role is responsible for
leading the the Head-Royce Athletic Program promoting an equitable and inclusive experience for all participants.
● Strong organizational, planning, and leadership skills.
● Collaborative, flexible educator; able to work within the PE department, the Middle School, Upper School
and in our larger school community.
● Commitment to culturally responsive pedagogy
● Demonstrated excellence in written communication to students, colleagues, and parents.
● Demonstrated expertise in teaching Physical Education and in athletics coaching.
● Demonstrated knowledge of a child’s physical, social and emotional development
● Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Athletics Administration, or a related field
● Minimum 5 years experience Coaching (including at the Middle and High School levels), Physical Education
teaching experience and working in Athletics.
● CPR and First Aid certification required, provided and updated through NNM programs
Additional Qualifications we hope to find, but not required:
● Advanced degrees in the field of education and/or physical education, Sports Management or kinesiology
● Previous experience as an Athletic Administrator at the 6-12 level
Head-Royce School Overview
Located on a 12-acre campus in Oakland, California, Head-Royce is a pre-eminent, co-educational, independent,
K-12 day school with a 131-year history. Our mission is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and
pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for diversity that makes our society strong
and to encourage active and responsible global citizenship.
Head-Royce enrolls 890 students in the three separate divisions — Lower, Middle and Upper Schools — and
provides a dynamic, whole-child education to every student. With our Strategic Plan, Bridge to 2022, the school’s
current initiatives include advancing an innovative, student-centered program, promoting an inclusive community,
driving deeper civic engagement, sustaining a culture of balance and well-being and carefully stewarding our
Other Considerations
Compensation: Competitive among comparable schools
Location: Oakland, California
Travel: (minimal)
Education: Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree(s) a plus
Start Date: August, 2019
Website: https://www.headroyce.org/about-us/employment
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume by March 15, 2019. Files should be
sent via email to [email protected] with the subject line “Assistant Director of Athletics and MS PE”
Head-Royce School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the
best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on age, color, creed, disability, gender,
marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, physical or mental
disability, a medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local

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