Basketball Coach

The Brandeis School of San Francisco | San Francisco, CA, United States

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Posted Date 7/09/2024



Job Description


The Brandeis School of San Francisco has reimagined what is possible in an inclusive, future-focused Jewish day school, becoming an acknowledged leader in asserting the role of spirituality and ethics in education for the whole child. We welcome applicants who seek a school environment that fosters challenging academics, student-centered learning, ethics and spirituality, and innovation. This position will begin in November 2024.


The Brandeis School of San Francisco inspires students to lead lives of learning and purpose.


The Brandeis School of San Francisco is proud of its athletics program and the contribution our student athletes make to building a strong community. We believe the core values of our school (kindness, integrity and service) complement the character-building and life skills taught through athletic competition. Athletics are an integral part of our educational program, designed to help student athletes develop the tools necessary for healthy competition, collaboration, teamwork, lifelong personal growth, and self-fulfillment. These tools include self-discipline, the ability to work as a team, perseverance, sportsmanship, and grace in both winning and losing. We strive to provide our student athletes with athletic opportunities that enhance their experience at Brandeis and, as stated in our mission, "inspire students to lead lives of learning and purpose."


Position Title: Basketball Coach


FLSA Classification: part-time, November 2024 through February 2025


Reports To: Director of Middle School and Director of Athletics              


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:


  • Planning and teaching basketball in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction


  • Creating an inclusive team environment through regular skill-focused practices, supportive exchanges with students, clear expectations for team behavior, and a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives


  • Directing all aspects of the team’s practices and play in games


  • Teaching sportsmanship, teamwork, work ethic and responsibility to one’s team


  • Monitoring players’ attendance and conduct during practices and games


  • Working and communicating effectively with parents, faculty and staff members


  • Articulating and modeling the school’s mission and core values


  • Supporting and following the school’s policies and procedures


  • Positively contributing to the professional community


 Position Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • A minimum of three years head coaching basketball in an independent school setting preferred


  • Ability to work well with children of all ages


  • Eligible to work in the US


  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills


  • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills


  • Must be available to work between the hours of 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. during the weekday and on Sunday between 12:00 to 7:00 p.m.



Physical Qualifications:


  • Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear and visually interact with students.  


  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs


  • Regularly use close and distance vision


  • Work at a desk and computer screen


  • Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally use a ladder


  • Work in a traditional climate-controlled office environment and outside in both hot and cold climates




The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education, and position requirements. More information about the school can be found on our website at The Brandeis School of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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