Athletic Coaching Opportunities: 2021-2022 School Year


About the School

Georgetown Day School opened its doors in 1945 as the first integrated school in a segregated city. Governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the parent body and administered by an appointed Head of School, it was founded by seven families who wanted to create a school committed not only to academic excellence and educational innovation but also to a value system emphasizing appreciation and respect for others. Believing that diversity was the ground out of which all deep and rich learning occurs, they established a school where all children would be welcome, celebrated, and challenged to be their best selves.
 
Today, the School's philosophy, programs, and position in the national educational landscape strongly reflect its roots. Having grown from 12 children in 1945 to 1075 students in PK-12 today, GDS is recognized as one of Washington, D.C.’s and the nation’s most dynamic educational institutions.

Since the school’s founding, GDS has called eight different locations home. In the fall of 2020, in the midst of the pandemic, the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools were all joined on one extraordinary campus.


COVID-Related Job Requirements

Please be informed that, for all new applicants to job opportunities at GDS (and in schools and child care facilities in the District, whether in the public, public charter, independent, private, or parochial sectors), the District vaccination requirement against COVID-19 is in effect. If hired, individuals must be vaccinated (including being fully boosted) before reporting for duty, unless they have been granted an exemption from such vaccination pursuant to, and are compliant with the requirements of, Section IV of the District's Order.

Georgetown Day School, in Washington DC is searching for athletic coaches, in both the Upper and Middle School programs, for the 2021-2022 school year. These are part-time, temporary positions with a stipend.

 

Coaching Skills/Requirements:

Candidates should have coaching experience and preferably playing experience at the high school and/or college level. The coach will report to the High School Athletic Director and/or Middle School Athletic Director, depending upon the sport and the level of the team. Coaches are responsible for the planning of practices and games, organization and use of equipment, helping with uniform distribution and collection.

 

Middle School athletics meets four days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) practices are from 2:15-3:30pm and games/matches will have later ending times. 

Fall Season dates: 9/9/21 - 11/5/21

Winter Season dates: 11/8/21 - 2/18/22

Spring Season dates: 2/21/22 - 6/9/22

 

High School athletics, including varsity, and junior varsity have two hour practices five days a week and meet traditionally from 3:45-5:45, with some exceptions. Home and away match and game times vary and can include some weekends and holidays.

Fall Season dates: 8/23/20 - 11/7/21 (Season end date determined by post season play)

Winter Season dates: 11/8/21 - 2/28/22 (Season end date determined by post season play)

Spring Season dates: 2/16/22 - 5/16/22 (Season end date determined by post season play)

 

Currently accepting coaching applications for MS and HS:

 

2021 Fall Season

Boys Soccer

Girls Soccer

Volleyball

Cross-Country

Girls Tennis

 

2021-22 Winter Season

Boys Basketball

Girls Basketball

Swimming

 

2022 Spring Season

Boys lacrosse

Girls Lacrosse

Crew

Baseball

Softball

Track and Field

 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and, list of three references using our online application system. To apply and to find out more about the school, candidates should visit our website at www.gds.org.

How to Apply

Coronavirus Safety

  • Face masks are optional.
  • Physical distancing
  • PPE freely available including 
  • Classrooms and shared offices spaces equipped with sanitizer dispensers, microfiber cloths, and cleaning spray bottle
  • Additional HEPA filtration devices in all classrooms and shared office spaces
  • Required GDS-specific health and safety video training 
  • Ongoing COVID-19 testing for staff and students

See our Hopping into 2021-22 site for more information about our reopening plan.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Georgetown Day School does not discriminate in its educational, admissions, and personnel programs and policies or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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