Head Coach Boys Basketball and Teacher of Physical Education

Req No.
Regular Full-Time


The Kinkaid School is seeking an energetic, innovative educator to serve as the Head Coach for Boys Basketball.  The successful candidate will also be expected to teach Physical Education classes starting August 2018.  Preference for this position will be given to candidates with Head Coaching experience.


With over one thousand athletes on 80-plus teams in 24 sports, the school prides itself on its state-of-the-art athletics facilities and its commitment to balancing academic, athletics and fine arts. Facilities include multiple gymnasiums, strength and conditioning room, tennis courts, and all-turf playing fields. Athletic faculty members enjoy a collaborative working environment focused on excellence, leadership and continuous growth and professional development.


Kinkaid is a non-sectarian college preparatory day school enrolling over 1,400 boys and girls in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve. Located in Houston, Texas, the School has three divisions: Lower School (Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and grades 1-4), Middle School (grades 5-8), and Upper School (grades 9-12). Kinkaid is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and is part of the Southwest Preparatory Conference.


The successful candidate will oversee all boys interscholastic basketball programs, across both middle and upper schools. This role also includes serving as head coach of the boys’ varsity basketball team, coaching two secondary sports at either the upper school (9-12) or middle school (6-8) level, and teach lower and/or middle school physical education classes. There will be administrative duties as assigned by the athletic director. Preference will be given to candidates with previous coordinator experience, a physical education teaching background, and extensive experience coaching multiple sports. Candidates must embrace coaching in an environment that emphasizes academics, athletics, the arts, and personal character.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience coaching high school basketball or higher
  • Previous experience teaching physical education classes (preferred)
  • Dynamic, collegial, collaborative, energetic, and engaging
  • Models exceptional sportsmanship
  • Successful coaching track record
  • Excellence at teambuilding
  • Ability to communicate effectively with players, colleagues, and parents
  • Skilled teacher of fundamentals, strategy, sportsmanship, and character
  • Eager to take an active role in the larger Kinkaid community and to engage with an active parent body
  • Eagerness to grow professionally and remain current within the field
  • Exemplifies Kinkaid’s four core values (honesty, responsibility, respect, and kindness) in interactions with all members of the Kinkaid community.


The Kinkaid School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law, The Kinkaid School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


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