MVCDS Job Postings


Position opening: Varsity girls’ basketball coach
Type: Part-time staff
Application deadline: Until Filled
Start date: Nov. 1, 2023
Maumee Valley Country Day School is seeking a dynamic, highly organized, and passionate individual to lead our varsity girls’ basketball program. In addition to growing, organizing, and managing the program, this individual assists with conducting practices, motivating students, and instructing student athletes in game strategies and techniques.

This position reports to the athletic director and collaborates closely with the athletic coaches,  faculty, and staff. 

Essential Duties
  • Meet performance goals established as part of the annual performance-planning process or as the result of organizational planning
  • Actively engage in personal and professional work in support of the school’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor
  • Instruct players on the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport
  • Organizes and directs individual and small-group practice activities/exercises
  • Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice
  • Determine game strategy
  • Supervises athletes during practices and competition
  • Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury
  • Models sportsmanship-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators
  • Maintains the equipment room in orderly condition and assumes responsibility for its security
  • Distributes equipment, supplies, and uniforms to students
  • Submit a list of award winners at the end of the season to the athletic director
  • Attends all league meetings, district meetings, and state meetings that are mandatory
  • Participates in special activities, including parents’ night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies
  • Performs support tasks such as distributing and maintaining eligibility forms, emergency data cards, and other related records
  • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities
Other Duties 
  • Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching performance
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the athletic director, head of school, or other appropriate administrator
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
  • Experience as a basketball coach at the high school or college level is preferred
  • Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills
  • Must possess knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students
  • Must be able to obtain a Pupil Activity Permit through the Ohio Department of Education
Background check: All Maumee Valley employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive background check and confidentiality agreement.

Equal Employment Opportunity
We are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all personnel and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, veteran status, ancestry, or citizenship, in accordance with applicable laws. In addition, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. We value a diverse workforce. Any employee who believes they have been discriminated against may discuss this with their supervisor or the Head of School.

How to Apply:
Please use the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

At Maumee Valley Country Day School, children dream, explore, and cultivate their passions and strengths. Our faculty and staff do the same. We are more than a school and more than a group of people. We are a community of lifelong learners who inspire joy. Founded in 1884 and the only PK-12 independent school in northwest Ohio, we support an accomplished and diverse student body within a progressive academic program.

A Maumee Valley education is Personal, Experiential, and Global. It is a journey of discovery and action that defines each child’s learning experience. Through an intentionally crafted curriculum, including active lessons as well as serendipitous explorations, a Maumee Valley education launches children toward the investigation of the world and helps them find their place in it. With our students at the center of our decision-making, we aspire to seek understanding, grow in our compassion and empathy, and adapt to the ever-changing world our students will one day lead. Maumee Valley is grounded in our Mission, Vision, Portrait of an MV Educator, Portrait of an MV Graduate, and commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

We believe in collaboration, innovation, and the power of community.
Maumee Valley Country Day School is the only age 3 - 12th grade accredited, co-educational, independent school in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.