The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.
Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a full time, Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Coach, beginning in August 2018. In addition to serving as the Head Coach of the Swim Team this twelve month staff member will be responsible for oversight and operation of The Ansin Aquatics Center and all aquatics programs. Additional duties assigned will depend on the experience of the successful candidate. Candidates who can contribute to the distinctiveness of the Ransom Everglades community are especially encouraged to apply.
The Director of Aquatics will:
develop and manage revenue generating aquatics programs;
manage use of the Ansin Aquatics Center by all external groups and partners;
review, develop and implement operations manual including risk management protocols for the Ansin Aquatic Center;
develop and market opportunities for all members of the Ransom Everglades community to take advantage of the Ansin Aquatic Center;
collaborate with facilities department on all matters related to maintenance of the Ansin Aquatics Center;
manage all aspects of the swim team.
Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree; a Master’s degree is preferred
Strong communication skills
Passion for working with students; ability to work with a variety of people
Flexibility of time necessary to make commitment to varying time needs of the position
Satisfactory background check, to include criminal background and driving record check
Up to date or willing to obtain Lifeguard certification
Up to date or willing to obtain Lifeguard Instructor certification
Up to date or willing to obtain CPR, First Aid, AED certification
Physical Requirements include the ability to:
respond to water emergencies,
respond quickly to sounds,
move safely over wet, uneven terrain or in confined spaces,
see and respond to dangerous situations.
Please email application materials, including a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to CAREERS@RANSOMEVERGLADES.ORG and reference the position in the subject line of your email.
About Ransom Everglades
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is an independent, co-ed, grade 6-12 school of 1,075 students in Miami, Florida. The school is located on two campuses, on of which sits on the shore of Biscayne Bay. Proud of a tradition of academic excellence, the school is also characterized by a robust athletics program including 77 teams in 17 different sports, thriving visual and performing arts programs, and an historic, mission-driven commitment to community service.