The Madeira School is one of the country's premier boarding/day schools for girls with a century of serving the needs of a wide variety of young women from around the country and the world. Located just outside of Washington, DC, on the banks of the Potomac River, in McLean, VA, Madeira enrolls 320 students in grades 9-12.
The Madeira School seeks an Assistant Director of Athletics. The Madeira School values innovation in the pursuit of athletic excellence. The Assistant Athletic Director supports and furthers the mission of the school and the vision of the Athletic Department by effectively facilitating a student-centered athletic environment. Responsibilities:
Publish and oversee program of game and practices schedules. Publish schedules on website; communicate weekly schedule to teachers and athletes.
Assign buses and all transportation for team traveling to and from games and/or practices. Coordinate with Director of Auxiliary Programs as necessary. Coordinate dismissal plans.
Communicate and coordinate with DOS regarding travel; publish related forms.
Coordinate and assign all meals with Sodexo
Coordinate spring break and other travel. Establish trip itineraries, hotel and bus arrangements
Manage team rosters. Track daily student attendance. Assist with inventory of uniforms.
Assist in the development of departmental protocols and policies.
Maintain facility schedule for fields, courts, fitness center and other athletic facility spaces. Ensure that athletic fields and courts are properly prepared for practices and games.
Work in conjunction with the Admissions Office to communicate with prospective students and parents. Participate in school fairs.
Assist in the implementation of student athlete leadership training and team activities. Participate in the Student Athletic Advisory Council.
Coach two seasons at either the Varsity or JV level.
Schedule, plan and organize athletic assemblies.
Assist with campus spirit initiatives; meet with captains and organize events.
Assist with the supervision of coaches and coach development.
Assist in managing and supervising games.
Participate in calendar meetings and other meetings throughout the school.
Works to support the residential program
Bachelor’s degree in physical education or related field; one-three years in an athletic environment; previous athletic administrative experience preferred; familiarity with educational institutions, preferably Independent schools
Excellent oral and written communication skills, flexible, diplomatic, cooperative, service-oriented approach; demonstrated professional and personal integrity; exceptional initiative, judgment and problem solving skills
Proficiency in basic data management systems and basic computer applications (e.g., Work, Excel); willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with appropriate discretion
Willingness and ability to work flexible work schedule, including occasional evenings & select weekends
Appreciation of and commitment to boarding and single sex education, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population
Madeira is an independent boarding and day school educating 320 girls in grades 9 through 12. The 376-acre campus is located 15 minutes from Washington, D.C. in McLean, Virginia. Madeira’s challenging academic programs and experiential learning opportunities, like the award winning Co-Curriculum program, cultivate women leaders who are ready to make positive impacts in their local and global communities.