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2020 Spring - Middle School Girls Ultimate Head Coach

Position Type Coach
Start 03/02/2020
School Name Bush School, The
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 01/30/2020

The Bush School is dedicated to valuing different perspectives and backgrounds, inspiring curiosity, motivating employees to take risks, and encouraging compassion and kindness. Our employees enjoy an environment that inspires creativity while being part of a collaborative community.

Spring 2020 Middle School Girls Ultimate Head Coach (Seattle, WA)

Stipend Position

The Bush School is in search of an individual to join our Athletics Department as the Middle School Girls Ultimate Head Coach. We are seeking a candidate who is able to support the school’s mission of diversity and inclusion and who has a background that demonstrates an understanding and appreciation of intercultural fluency.

The Middle School Girls Ultimate Head Coach oversees all aspects of the program at The Bush School, a member of the CrossTown Middle School League.

Working in collaboration with an assistant coach and the Athletic Department staff, the Head Coach will plan and execute team practices, coach all scheduled games, regularly send out team communications, assist with overseeing inventory of sports equipment and uniforms, and drive the team to away games via a school vehicle. This position reports directly to the Athletic Director.

The season begins the week of February 24 and ends on April 24. Practices take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2:00-3:30 p.m. unless otherwise announced. Games are played Monday-Friday, typically at 3:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., or 5:00 p.m. with an occasional Saturday.

While other duties may be assigned, qualified candidates will be able to manage the following key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Provide positive, safe, challenging, and supportive experience for participants
  • Identify, develop, and apply age and developmentally appropriate coaching methods
  • Develop and implement practice plans and routines
  • Communicate team and program related information to assistant coaches, athletes and parents effectively and promptly
  • Communicate with athletic department staff effectively and promptly
  • Attend meetings and trainings scheduled by the Athletic Director
  • Comply with all school, and league policies and regulations

Successful candidates will have:

  • Expert knowledge of given sport
  • Experience in interscholastic, club and/or collegiate coaching
  • Coaching certification preferred
  • Capacity and desire to seek out and participate in ongoing professional development
  • Ability and willingness to be a team player
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Clean criminal background check
  • Clean driving record preferred
  • Ability to work and connect with people
  • Enthusiasm to contribute, grow, and develop as a member of the Blazers Athletic Department Team
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications


  • Coaching stipends are paid in monthly installments during the season. The stipends are competitive with other independent schools in the region.
  • Additional pay is available for coaches who drive their teams to and from practices and/or games.
  • Additional benefits include access to professional development funds and coaching apparel.


Applicants interested in applying for this opportunity should visit our website at www.bush.eduand navigate to the employment section of the website (found under the “About Bush” tab) for additional information/instructions.

If you are interested in working at The Bush School, but this position does not fit your talents, please visit the employment section of our website noted above.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The Bush School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information. In addition, The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment based on the basis of age or marital status.

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