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Athletic Director

Company: Summit Public Schools
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Athletic Director
At Summit Public Schools we believe that all students should pursue their passions. Athletics is one of many ways students can explore their passions. As a public charter school, our athletics program is a compliment to our academic programming. We are looking for an Athletic Director who is passionate about educational equity and college for all and developing young adult leadership and teamwork skills. This person should recognize the role that sports and physical education play in enhancing a student's sense of belonging to the school community.
Who We Are
What if allstudents graduated high school with the knowledge, skills and habits they need to lead a fulfilled life? This is the question that guides our mission at .
Summit is a leading network of public schools that prepare a diverse student population for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society. We operate 14 schools serving over 4,500 students in the Bay Area and Washington state. 100% of Summit graduates are college ready and Summit graduates complete college at double the national average.
We need exceptional, diverse, and mission-aligned teachers to join our team to help prepare our students for a fulfilled life. Join us!
What You'll Do
Summary of Responsibilities:
The Athletic Director will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop a long term strategic plan for the athletic program that is values driven and supports school mission of College, Character, and Community
  • Model behaviors and the values of Summit Public Schools.
  • Supervision and administration of the athletic program
  • Oversee and manage athletic budget of the school, including fundraising efforts
  • Recruit coaches for all sports, coordinate orientation meeting with School Directors and manage contract execution and performance.
  • Uniform and equipment inventory and plan the end of season awards program.
  • Recruit and acts as liaison between parent sports committee and Schools.
  • Lead the scheduling for a full season of athletic events, including officials and facilities.
  • Monitor and maintain WIAA eligibility requirements.
  • Represents the School at League and CCS Athletic Director meetings.
  • Processing, tracking and reporting eligibility, including CCS transfer requests and waivers.
  • Ensure that students, coaches, and parents adhere to School, League and CCS philosophy and rules (certification, eligibility, sportsmanship).
  • Meet regularly with School Directors to assess the athletic program, identify needs, and develop plans.
  • In partnership with School directors, communicate about athletics philosophy, access and programs to Summit communities.
  • Emphasize the importance and priority of academic success with student athletes.
  • Lead and encourage all students to recognize and act upon the importance of physical exercise to their well-being.
  • In partnerships with School directors, assesses and advises on opportunities for alternative (non-team, non-competitive) athletic participation (outside organization/ program opportunities).
  • For Prop 39, School Leaders need to be involved in scheduling for facilities
  • For non Prop 39, School Leaders and/or Athletic Director
  • Purchase equipment and uniforms with approval from Executive Director
  • Ensure school is in compliance with conference rules and regulations
  • Distribute and maintain first aid kit
  • Complete first aid/CPR training
  • Perform first aid/CPR

    What You Need:
    Key Qualities and Skills

    • Commitment to uphold Summit's values, belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life.
    • Prior experience in physical education and/or sports is preferred.
    • Clear health and background check.
    • Ability to travel between schools (Redwood City & Daly City)

      Who You Are:
      About You

      • You maintain high expectations for all students and believe all students can find success in school, college, and life.
      • You thrive while collaborating and are excited to work with your colleagues. You find positivity in share successes.
      • You're deeply dedicated to social justice and feel motivated by the challenge and impact of working in a heterogenous community and closing the achievement gap.
      • You share our vision to reimagine what schools should be and are excited to make an impact on the public education landscape.
      • You possess strong relationship skills, with the ability to motivate, inspire, develop, and communicate with a diverse group of students.
      • You are positive and resilient in the face of big challenges.
      • You possess outstanding organizational skills and have a passion for the details.
      • You are empathetic and culturally competent. You're open to having hard conversations.
      • You thrive in innovative environments, and are comfortable with the ambiguity that can come with a dynamic and progressive workplace.

        What You Get:
        Summit is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly intertwined with education. We are ALL better when we are able to bring our whole selves to work and honor each other's voices across identities, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals who are members of historically marginalized communities. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.
        To see Summit Public Schools' full non-discrimination statement as it relates to students and parents along with designated compliance coordinators for each school, seeand. To see Summit Public Schools' full non-discrimination statement as it relates to employees, see hand.

Keywords: Summit Public Schools, Redwood City , Athletic Director, Executive , Redwood City, California

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