Head Eight-Man Football Coach

Christchurch School
Christchurch, VA United States

Christchurch School is a co-ed Episcopal boarding and day school serving grades 9—12. Founded in 1921, Christchurch is located on a 125-acre waterfront campus on the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The school’s Mission is to inspire and guide each student’s unique journey to self-confidence, purpose, and identity within a caring, structured community, where they discover their infinite value and develop the skills to become compassionate, successful, and engaged global citizens.

Position Overview: Christchurch School seeks to hire a dynamic Head Football Coach to pioneer its first year competing in the Eight-man Virginia Independent Football League (VISFL) for the 2023-24 academic year. The ideal candidate should be able to set the tone for the school’s eight-man football program that accurately reflects the school’s Mission. This position’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as Head Coach of the football team
  • Scout under the rules of VISFL
  • Practice, planning, and game preparation
  • Oversee organization and use of equipment
  • Oversee uniform distribution and collection
  • Transport the team to away games

Physical demands

  • Ability to handle all physical demands of being the Head Football Coach
  • Ability to be mobile around campus and buildings

Work environment

  • Fast-paced, small boarding and day school
  • Travel is required

Additional Opportunities: In addition to coaching, applicants may also apply to be involved in other aspects of the School. Examples include teaching, administration, residential life etc.

Compensation: Christchurch School offers a highly competitive compensation package for this position. Benefits such as health insurance, retirement, professional development, and housing may also be included at the discretion of the school.

Equal Employment Opportunity. The School is an equal opportunity employer. The School provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and job applicants without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, age, disability, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by applicable law. All aspects of personnel management – including hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions – will be administered in accordance with this policy. Each employee is expected to do their part to maintain a working environment free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Conditional Offers: An offer of employment for this position is contingent upon the applicant’s right to work in the United States, authorization for and completion of successful background checks as may be requested by the school or required by law.

Contact Information

Please email cover letters, resumes, and questions to Wesley M. Charlton, Associate Head of School, at wcharlton@christchurchschool.org.