Francis Parker School of Louisville, a coed, secular, Independent School in Louisville, Kentucky, founded in the Progressive tradition and committed to equity and justice, seeks experienced, dynamic applicants for the Athletic Director overseeing Lower, Middle, and High School. The School operates across two campuses -- Goshen (Preschool-8th) and Downtown (High School) -- and this role shares time between both. Our mascot is the Wyvern. Athletic teams begin in JK and continue through High School Varsity; sports at various levels include soccer, field hockey, volleyball, cross country, basketball, bowling, baseball, tennis, and track and field.
The School employs a no-cut policy in middle and high school athletics, enabling talented athletes to play a starring role from a young age and allowing novice athletes to discover a love of athletics and develop their abilities. The Athletic Department philosophy can be summed up in the ” Wyvern Way”:
We are committed and accountable – we show up
We are team first
We give our best effort and energy
We work hard to get better
We are inclusive and have each others’ backs
We exhibit the best sportsmanship
We have fun
We are looking for a change-maker; someone who has the vision to take a strong but small program to the next level. Applicants should have at least 5-10 years of experience in athletic administration; a BA or MA in a related field; strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; the ability to build relationships both with school constituents and in the broader community; and a commitment to developing and practicing cultural competence.Please send resume and cover letter to Alexandra Thurstone, Head of School, at email@example.com.
5-10 years' athletic administration experience; BA or MA in related field
Francis Parker School of Louisville (formerly St. Francis School) is a secular, Independent School founded in the Progressive tradition that is committed to equity and justice and located in Louisville, Ky. Our campuses are in two locations -- Goshen (Preschool-8th) and Downtown (High School). We are "The School of Thought," where intellectually challenging academics foster critical, independent thinking. Francis Parker School of Louisville is characterized by personal attention, small class sizes, community service, student-centric extracurricular activities, and outstanding teachers who are dedicated to their subject areas and their students. The school also has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging and a commitment to cultural competence. In its Mission and in its classrooms, Francis Parker School of Louisville cultivates a joyful, compassionate, intellectual community that celebrates individuality and inspires independent thinking for life.