Upper School Boys Basketball Assistant Coach
Job Details
Eastside Preparatory School - Kirkland, WA
Part-Time Seasonal Exempt - Stipend

Eastside Prep is seeking a Coach who will help us fulfill our mission to guide students to think critically, act responsibly, lead compassionately and innovate wisely. All qualified candidates will be added to our pool of professionals and contacted as needed for various grades and disciplines.


Who We Are:

Eastside Prep is an independent school located in Kirkland, WA just five miles from Seattle. With 517 students in grades five through twelve, EPS seeks critical thinkers, responsible actors, compassionate leaders, and wise innovators to help us realize our vision and mission. We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities in a collaborative and supportive environment. Our community of committed creative and passionate people is ideal for those who value integrity and purposeful change. If you're looking for a community that values your individuality and expertise, Eastside Prep may be the right place for you.


At Eastside Prep we focus on hiring coaches who:

Create an athletics experience that inspires players to work hard, compete fearlessly and have fun.
Model excellent character and uphold their athletes to the highest standards of sportsmanship
Build a supportive team culture
Possess a strong technical and strategic understanding of their sport

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Collaborate with and assist the Varsity Head Coach in planning, organizing, coaching, and developing the program and players.
-Model and inspire essential team concepts of dedication, responsibility, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
-Generate enthusiasm and pride among students in the program.
-Demonstrate the ability to teach skills and strategies associated with the game at this level.
-Engage with student-athletes, colleagues, parents, opponents, referees, etc. with respect and positivity.
-Philosophical alignment with striving to win while promoting the bigger picture of character, commitment, and team supportiveness.
-Attend staff trainings and coaching clinics, as well as the end of the year sports banquet.
-Work as a collaborative member of the program and Eastside Prep community.
-Know and adhere to Eastside Prep, Emerald Sound Conference, and WIAA policies and procedures.
-Drive a 14-passenger bus/van to away practices/games (no special license required).


Minimum Qualifications:

Expertise and experience coaching basketball, preferably at the high school level or above.
First Aid/CPR training, sudden cardiac arrest training, and head injury training are current (training provided, if needed)
Successful completion of background check.

Competitive coaching stipend, based on experience. Position open until filled.

If interested, please click on Apply for the Job, complete our online application for employment, and upload your resume and a cover letter indicating why you are interested in and qualified for this position.

No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Thank you for your interest in Eastside Prep and this position!