Assistant Director of Athletics

Fenn seeks an Assistant Director of Athletics to begin on September 1, 2024. The Assistant Director of Athletics supports the Director of Athletics in leading and carrying out Fenn’s athletic program across grades four through nine. A successful candidate will be highly organized and communicative, collaborative and proactive, support the mission of the School, and work effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff. The Assistant Director of Athletics coaches in all three divisions and serves as a student advisor.


  • Support the Director of Athletics in leading and executing Fenn’s athletic program in grades four through nine to ensure it meets the needs of all students;
  • Coach in all three divisions during the three athletic seasons; 
  • In collaboration with the Director of Athletics, schedule interscholastic contests, referees, and transportation needed for games and practices taking place off campus;
  • In collaboration with the facilities team, ensure that Fenn’s playing surfaces and equipment are well prepared for safe and competitive play; 
  • Oversee the purchasing, organization, and care of athletic equipment and uniforms;
  • Assist in communicating with families about athletic events, including updating Fenn’s website and using social media; 
  • Address student cases of concern in collaboration with advisors, teachers, Division Heads, the Head of School, and parents, as needed;
  • With the Director of Athletics, lead Fenn’s annual Field Day in the late spring;
  • Serve as a student advisor; and
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience coaching children in grades four through nine; 
  • Bachelor's degree required; 
  • A love for working with adolescent boys; 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Highly organized; 
  • Experience with and passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work in a school setting; 
  • A track record of successful coaching;
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with colleagues; and
  • Proficiency with technology.

The Fenn School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. A successful candidate will, therefore, be a proactive and collaborative educator who is also committed to the manifestation of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in the Fenn community. The ideal candidate will be able to support Fenn’s mission in all work with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Fenn strongly encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Fenn offers a highly competitive salary and a generous benefits package. Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for professional references via email attachment to Nat Carr, Assistant Head of School, at the following email address: Receipt of materials will be acknowledged via email.

The Fenn School does not discriminate in hiring or terms or conditions of employment on the basis of sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, age, marital status, military or veteran status, application for military service, race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.



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An Independent Day School
for Boys Grades 4-9

516 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742

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