FUNCTION: The assistant coach, in conjunction with the head coach and support staff, is responsible for creating an environment that reflects the values and goals of the Heschel Athletics Department. The assistant coach supports the head coach in organizing a basketball program that maximizes the educational and athletic potential of all student-athletes. They will share the responsibility of cultivating a culture of gratitude, trust, and togetherness in pursuit of excellence.

Education and Certification Requirements:


High school diploma or equivalent

Associates or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Must be First-Aid-CPR-AED Certified


Bachelor’s degree in physical education or related area; any level of coaching certification from a recognized sport governing body


Three years of playing or coaching experience at a high level

Demonstrates the ability to give instructions properly

Must possess effective communication skills and effective coaching techniques and skills

Must possess the ability to give feedback in a manner that advances a player’s knowledge, skill, and confidence.

Must possess the knowledge of the rules and regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport

Job Specifics:

Length of season mid-September to March

Two-hour practices; three sessions per week (M, W, or Sun).

Pay rate: 4,500 for the season

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Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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