Sacred Heart Greenwich has been empowering girls and young women since 1848 in a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. This mission provides opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. Sacred Heart Greenwich integrates technology into the learning process through enhanced collaboration, exploration, discovery, and creativity.
We aim to form students of faith, intellect, and awareness, who will use their gifts in service to others. Relationship and mentoring are at the heart of the student experience, which is grounded in student centered learning, inquiry, problem solving, interdisciplinary connection, collaboration, and an understanding of social justice. Student leadership and well-being are connected to every academic discipline, as all full-time teachers are also grade level advisors.
The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and then an all-girls experience from K-12 on our 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut. We are proudly part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.
We are currently seeking an Upper School Ice Hockey Head Coach to join and help execute the vision of our Athletic Department for the 2021-2022 school year.
Position: Head Coach, Ice Hockey Reports to: Director of Athletics FLSA Status: Stipend, part-time position
Job Summary and Duties:
Sacred Heart Greenwich is looking for a Head Coach that is excited to help jump-start a brand new Ice Hockey program at the Upper School level, with the ultimate goal of competing for a New England championship.
Duties include: - Implement instruction and training programs to prepare student-athletes for competition; this will include plans for experienced and brand-new players - Collaborate with coaching staff to plan, organize and run daily practices - Attend all practices and competitions at the direction of the Director of Athletics - Supervise student-athletes during all team activities - Comply with Sacred Heart and sport-specific organization policies and procedures - Communicate effectively with parents, students, and other stakeholders - Assist in maintaining equipment and advising Athletic Director on program needs
Practice times in the 2021-2022 school year would include Monday and Friday mornings, roughly 6:30-8:00am; and Wednesday afternoons 1-3:30pm. Typical hours as the program moves forward would include a mix of morning and afternoon practices, including the time frame of 4:00-6:00pm, earlier Wednesday afternoons, and some Saturdays, as scheduled. Travel with the team for practices and games is required.
Qualifications The ideal coaching candidate will have experience with the sport at the college level, or equivalent, expertise in teaching sport-specific skills and strategy and the ability to relate and communicate effectively with young women.
The candidate should be energetic, approachable, knowledgeable, and eager to be an active member of a dynamic athletic and learning community.
As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching, who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the cultural diversity of our community.
To Apply: Interested candidates must complete the on-line application on our website:
About Sacred Heart Greenwich
Sacred Heart Greenwich provides an empowering learning environment for girls and young women from kindergarten through twelfth grade to prepare them to become confident, intelligent and compassionate global leaders. The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education.
Located on a beautiful 110-acre campus at 1177 King Street, in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sacred Heart is an all-girls’ Catholic, independent college-preparatory day school that offers a rigorous academic program which challenges students to take on a variety of leadership roles on campus and beyond.
Sacred Heart offers a global educational experience that encourages girls and young women to develop, practice and showcase their own style of leadership with confidence. The school’s focus on inter-nationality includes an exchange program, which begins in the Middle School with visits to Sacred Heart schools located in the United States and Canada. It expands in sophomore year of high school with educational trips to our schools in Australia, Austria, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Spain, and Taiwan.