The Shipley School
  • Bryn Mawr, PA, USA
  • Seasonal

The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 835 students in grades Pre-K through 12.  Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the school is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and compassionate participation in the world.

The Shipley School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. Based on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CARES Act, the School acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities.  Questions regarding the School's compliance with the application and administration of the School's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Title IX Compliance Officer or the Section 504 Compliance Officer at, 814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA.  Please refer to the School's SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School's website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

Position Description: The Shipley School is looking for ASSISTANT COACHES for ALL SPORTS for ALL SEASONS. An Assistant Coach is integral to the development of our student-athletes as they strive towards achieving their full potential and a continued love for the sport. In this role, an assistant coach will support the Head Coach in organizing and executing practice and game plans. In some instances, our assistant coaches may have opportunities to lead off-season training programs and camps.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Follows and upholds policies and mission statement of The Shipley School
  • Contribute to the planning practice sessions and competitions
  • Instruct and demonstrate skill sets and techniques necessary for development and athletic achievement in the sport
  • Travel to and from off-site locations (practice or contests) with student-athlete
  • Recruit student-athletes of all ages for application to Shipley
  • Demonstrate good sportsmanship and maintain appropriate conduct towards the student-athletes, opposing team, officials, spectators, etc.
  • Ensure a positive environment free of hazing, harassment, bullying and intimidating language and behaviors - aligned with our Community Commitment.



  • Prior coaching experience in the sport, experience as a competitor is preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the sport at the high school level
  • Prior experience working in an educational setting is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to foster a positive team spirit as well as individual skill improvement
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule that includes some nights and weekends
  • Ability to be outside for prolonged periods of time in a variety of weather conditions
  • First Aid and CPR training - or have the ability to be trained
  • Ability to drive a 9 passenger van


Interested candidates should complete the online application. Upload your resume, cover letter, and all valid background clearances (PA Criminal History, PA Child Abuse, and FBI Fingerprint reports) in the resume section of the application.  Applications received missing the letter and/or supporting documents will receive less consideration.  No phone calls, please.

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