Head Coach - Squash

September 2019 - April 2020

We are seeking a Head Coach for our squash program, commencing September 2019. Co-curricular athletics is an important part of our overall SMUS education. In our model, the squash season runs from September to April, with training occuring between the hours of 3:30-8:30 pm. The successful candidate can expect that the majority of this work will be done after school and on weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, teach, assess and report on a squash program, grades 1-12
  • Lead and coordinate a squash program that includes development and competitive pathways
  • Collaborate with other coaches, faculty and staff
  • Communicate with parents on a regular basis
  • Demonstrate sport values in a school-based setting
  • Participate in SMUS coaching staff meetings and professional development opportunities

Qualifications/Experience

  • Teaching certification an asset
  • NCCP certification an asset
  • Experience coaching competitive squash at the provincial and/or national level
  • Experience coordinating and planning both competitive and recreational programming for squash
  • Experience in coordinating league and tournament play
  • Familiarity with Canada’s LTAD model
  • Proficient communication skills

Criminal Record Check

The successful candidate must pass and maintain a clear criminal record check for the purposes of working with children.

Application Details

Interested applicants are requested to supply a résumé with references, accompanied by a cover letter. Please respond on or prior to Thursday, May 16, 2019 to:

Jennifer Kayal
Human Resources Administrator
St. Michaels University School
3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, BC V8P 4P5
[email protected]

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted; no phone calls, please. Once a successful candidate is hired, the posting will be removed from our Current Opportunities page. Thank you for your interest in our school.

St. Michaels University School is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools. It was recently recognized by the College Board as the top school in Canada for Advanced Placement Equity and Excellence as well as placing among the top 60 schools worldwide.

Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our students come from over 20 different countries and our school community represents over 40 different ethnic backgrounds. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards.

The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and the self also grow.

For more information about St. Michaels University School, please refer to the rest of our website.