Head Coach Cross Country, Middle School and Varsity

  • Part Time
  • New York, NY 10075, USA
  • 3000 to 5000 USD / STIPEND
  • Season Start Date: August 1, 2024
  • Season End Date: October 31, 2024

Website Rudolf Steiner School

Rudolf Steiner School seeks an experienced Head Coach for the fall season for Middle School and Varsity Cross Country. The Head Coach reports to the Athletics Director.

Qualified candidates must have previous coaching and/or playing experience, have a positive coaching style, value teamwork and sportsmanship and have a strong understanding of the sport.

Rudolf Steiner School, an independent Nursery to 12 school and the first Waldorf School in North America, is located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The school is committed to building a healthy, inclusive community that reflects the diversity of NYC. We value an interest in diversity and multi-cultural competence. Rudolf Steiner School is accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).


  • Collaborate with coaches to organize and plan thoughtful practices in advance
  • Facilitate 3-4 practices per week
  • Lead logistics around athlete arrival and departure from meets
  • Travel with team to all meets
  • Supervise and manage team behavior at all times
  • Make sure attendance is taken at all practices and meets
  • Communicate via email, text, or phone to the team, coaches, and athletic director, and follow up with student-athletes when necessary
  • Model and encourage positive youth behaviors and promote Steiner’s mission, values and philosophies


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • 2+ years of coaching experience preferred
  • An understanding of the sport’s rules and regulations required
  • Experience working with high school-age children preferred
  • Previous experience in track and field competitively at the high school and/or college level preferred
  • CPR/First Aid certification, a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organization skills and attention to detail

To be considered for the Head Coach position, please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references to our Employment Page. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Rudolf Steiner School, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization incorporated under the laws of New York State and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, religion, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity, gender expression, predisposing genetic characteristics, disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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