Assistant Athletics Director

Assistant Athletics Director

Reports to: Athletics Director 

Start Date: August 24, 2023 

Status: Permanent, Full-time 

The School                                          

Meadowridge School is an independent, co-educational, secular day school offering an IB education to over 670 students ages 4 to 17 (JK to 12). The school campus is located on a 27-acre, forested parcel of land on the outskirts of Maple Ridge, BC. Our campus and facilities have been carefully designed to align with our connection and appreciation of the natural world. Our physical spaces reflect the importance of movement, play, and interaction with the outdoors. Exterior doors from classrooms provide quick access to natural spaces, including a community garden, greenhouses, a forest with a trail network, and a newly developed campground area. Our play spaces are vast and take into consideration the developmental needs of children. 

Meadowridge is an accredited, IB continuum world school with a well-established Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP). Our teaching faculty are highly trained IB educators, with a growing number of IB Workshop Academy leaders on staff. The IB Learner Profile provides the foundation for character development at our school, while the IB Approaches to Teaching allow for continued pedagogical growth and reflection of our teachers. 

In addition to being an IB world school, we are also accredited by the Canadian Accreditation of Independent Schools (CAIS), and the British Columbia Ministry of Education. These organizations complement the global perspective that is inherent in the IB program, while also helping to ensure we maintain a current and relevant world-class educational experience. 

Our Mission statement is Learning to live well with others, and for others, in a just community. 

Position Summary 

The Assistant Athletics Director (AAD) for Grades 1 to 12 supports the Athletics Director who oversees the creation and coordination of the Athletics Program in those grade levels. The AAD promotes the athletics program to all stakeholders with both student and staff involvement. They work closely with the Athletics Director to develop an all-inclusive program that produces strong engagement from our students, staff, and parents for the school’s athletics program.  The AAD will support the Athletics Director to help maintain a strong commitment to inter-school athletics organizations and provide guidance to these bodies through an ongoing commitment to them. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of committed, passionate, and talented sports people and educators and to help continue our Athletics program on its current upward trajectory of success. 

 Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes 

  • BC Certified Teacher with experience in Physical Education
  • Knowledge of school, district, league, and section guidelines for student athletic program
  • Comfortable speaking in front of a large audience of students, staff, and parents
  • Obtain and maintain a Class 4 Driver’s License
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Organized and self-driven with strong attention to detail
  • Maintain membership in local district, zone, provincial BCSS, and independent associations 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Coaching as required to athletics programs offered at the school
  • Hosting events as an involved association member
  • Assisting the Athletics Director with the allocation of spending
  • Assisting with the scheduling of gym, equipment, and fields
  • Reservations of buses, referees, and stadiums when required
  • Assisting with arranging travel logistics, creation of calendar and schedule, for teams to attend games
  • Ordering and purchasing of athletic equipment, sportswear, spirit clothing, trophies/plaques
  • Assisting the Athletics Director with implementing processes and procedures to ensure the department and school remain compliant with athletic rules and regulations
  • Point of contact with parents regarding team opportunities, policies, sports-related activity field trips, and expectations
  • Direct duties associated with the Athletics Committee that is inclusive of presentations, recruitment, and arranging of Pro D topics such as First Aid. Liaise with other committees when required (Facilities, Health and Safety, Uniforms, and Awards). 
  • Attendance of school district AGM to optimize opportunities. 
    Creation and responsibility for completion of PO’s, reimbursement forms, invoicing, fee collection (league and tournament), for accounting related to the Athletics Department
  • Coordinating officials and umpires at games and budgeting associated pay 
  • Assist the Athletics Director in building the growing sporting excellence and profile of the school
  • Availability on evenings and weekends as needed to support events, tournaments, and games
  • Other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director 

Meadowridge School provides a fun, engaging, supportive, inclusive place to work and the opportunity to learn and grow with an exceptional community of professionals.  We offer a comprehensive total compensation package that includes: 

Extended Health and Dental

  • A matching RRSP Program
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program including an annual allowance
  • Access to the school’s fitness center and gym
  • Acres of forest and trails to explore in
  • Social events and staff lunches
  • Extensive professional development opportunities 

Please visit our website at for more information about our school. 

Meadowridge School acknowledges it is located on the ancestral, unceded territory of the Katzie, the Kwantlen, and the Stó:lō First Nation. We value the opportunity to learn, live, play, and share educational experiences on this traditional land. Meadowridge School is committed to building strong meaningful relationships and positive partnerships with all the traditional keepers and stewards of this land. 

We thank all for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  This position will remain open until filled. 

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