Charles R. Drew Charter School
School Overview: Charles R. Drew Charter School opened in 2000 as Atlanta’s first charter school and is an integral part of holistic neighborhood revitalization led by the East Lake Foundation. Drew Charter School serves over 1,600 children in Pre-K through 12th grade, growing ultimately to serve over 2,000 students from “cradle -to-college” with two onsite early learning partners. Drew’s innovative academic model of Project-Based Learning (PBL), incorporating a Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) theme, has effectively closed both the achievement gaps and the opportunity gaps for children from diverse backgrounds.
Position Overview: The foremost responsibility is to the students. High standards are expected to be maintained throughout the entire program. It is preferred that this person be a certified teacher with experience in tennis. This person should have the knowledge and experience that will enable him/her to plan, organize, and supervise a school tennis program. Proven decision making skills and commitment to young people and education is a must. Above all, this coach should be a “people person” and indicate, through his/her actions, a personality that is conducive to positive interaction with students, staff, and parents.
• Directly responsible for the welfare and safety of all athletes in the program. Teaching the fundamentals of physical conditioning and the skills and strategies of golf are critical in this responsibility.
• Stay up-to date in the current knowledge and trends in the sport. The methods and techniques that are used and taught should indicate an understanding and interest in young people.
• Develop a positive working relationship with the Villages of Eastlake.
• Is responsible for the entire program inclusive of abiding by the rules and regulations of Drew Charter School Athletics and Georgia High School Association (GHSA).
• Make sure that all of the participants are eligible according to Drew Charter School Athletics criteria and all necessary reports and forms from students are turned in prior to participation.
• Work with the total athletic program. Establish and maintain a good rapport with the faculty and athletic staff. S/he should emphasize student participation in other sports and activities. At no time should any coach encourage players to specialize unless the athletic director and coaches of the other sport are notified and it is in the best interest and welfare of the student involved.
• Maintain proper conduct and behavior of his/her athletes.
• Maintain correct inventory of uniforms and equipment during the season and the proper storage thereof.
Terms of Extra Duty Assignment: Time period of this assignment begins one week prior to the first official practice and ends one week after the end of the season. Also included are “open-season” and “off-season” practices and conditioning sessions as defined by GHSA. The athletic director may terminate this assignment at any time, for any reason, with no right of recourse by the coach.
Compensation: $2000 stipend
How to Apply
• Apply online at www.drewcharterschool.org/employment.