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Director of the Peak Performance Center
Company: Windward School
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 04/17/2024
Expire Date: 06/16/2024
Salary: 75-100
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Director of the Peak Performance Center
Windward School, a grade 7-12 college-preparatory, independent day school in vibrant West Los Angeles, is currently seeking a Director of the Peak Performance Center to join our Athletics Department.
A nationwide leader in educational models and practices that excite students about learning, Windward is committed to building a nurturing, inclusive culture. We welcome teachers and staff members who bring skills, qualities, and experiences that demonstrate an understanding of and ability to support our work fostering a diverse school community.
At Windward, we are dedicated to cultivating an environment that encourages and supports growth and belonging amongst all community members. Windward teachers, parents, and administrators work together to inspire our students to be responsible, caring, well-informed, ethical, prepared, and well-balanced young adults.

For more information on what Windward has to offer, please visit windwardschool.org/about/careers.

Our Peak Performance Center is one of the marquee destinations on campus, with highly anticipated goals of success. To ensure that these goals are met, the Director of the PPC must establish and implement a mindset that is vertically integrated from the middle school through the faculty/staff on campus. Inherent in the position is strict compliance to safety at all times.

Achieving excellence requires that the Director of the Peak Performance Center (strength and conditioning emphasis) work collaboratively within the Windward Community, communicating effectively with program leads, students, athletic medicine and parents. The position serves in a leadership role that is critical to supporting the daily functions of the Peak Performance Center, is closely linked to the performance of the Windward Athletic Department and is linked to the health and physical well-being of the Windward Community.

The Director of the PPC serves as a collaborator with Athletic Medicine, Director of Health Services, and our Division Counselors to support our community.

The position reports to the Athletic Director.

Primary Responsibilities

● Oversee and instruct all of the after-school programming hours which will occur between the hours of 3 pm and 6 pm
● Establish a professional rapport with students, faculty and staff that earns their respect. Maintain visibility with students, faculty, staff, parents, and the community (including alumni)..
● Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, school personnel and agencies associated with the school.
● Demonstrates enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with all realms of the Windward Community.
● Attends all assigned meetings: full faculty, departmental training, athletic medicine, and professional meetings. Distributes all pertinent information to the appropriate stakeholders within 24 hours in written format.
● Meets regularly with Program Leads to design team programs that cover pre, in, and post season workouts.
● Meets regularly with the Athletic Medicine Team to design and implement preventative and rehabilitative workout programs to improve the health of our scholar-athletes and community members.
● Meet with faculty and staff within our community to design individual programs for them to increase their individual health.
● Takes inventory and maintains all equipment related to strength and conditioning in the Peak Performance Center. Notifies the Athletic Leadership Team with any and all replacement or repairs needed. Immediately removes or secures equipment that is faulty.
● Serves as a role model for students, demonstrates good sportsmanship, the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility and pride in the Windward Community.
● Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and utilizes them in everyday processes. This includes calendaring all daily activities and sharing them with the Athletic Department and Administration, returning voice mail messages in a timely manner, and attending all Athletic Department related meetings.
● Partners with the Athletic Leadership Team to design and implements the programs for each of the sports training classes offered during the school year.
● Teaches assigned Sports Training Classes.
● Responsible for the scheduling of workouts in the Peak Performance Center, both in the weight and cardio areas.
● Protects confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and uses discretion in sharing such information with legal confines.
● Continues to grow professionally through collaboration with colleagues and professional growth experiences.

Salary Range: $85,000 - $105,000, depending on experience.

This is a great chance to be part of a dynamic, close-knit, independent school culture and community.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including:
● Medical, dental, vision insurance
● Paid Holidays, Vacation and Wellness days
● Retirement Plan, including up to 6% employer match
● School-paid Life and Disability Insurance
● Flexible Spending Account Plans
● Annual $2,000 FlexCheck
● Annual $2,500 Lunch Allowance
● Access to Peak Performance Center to promote physical and mental health
● Wellness Initiatives
● Employee Assistance Program
● Tuition Remission
● Nurturing, supportive and inclusive community
● And much more!

For more information about Windward School, see our website: www.windwardschool.org.

To Apply: All interested candidates should submit a resume and a letter of interest via the Apply link.

EOE
Qualifications & Requirements
● Baccalaureate degree (preferred) with administrative and coaching experience.
● Minimum of five years of direct experience, preferably in an independent school
● Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certificate or National Strength and Conditioning Association - Personal Training certificate
● CPR, First Aid/AED Certification
● Scheduling flexibility to oversee the PPC to meet the needs of the Athletics Department (For example, 10am-6pm on days when there is a full slate of after-school team programming; on other days, 8:30 am-4:30 pm to teach the first period of the day)
● Must be able to adjust hours as needed.
● Working knowledge of: common medical terminology; a wide variety of fitness and strength equipment; a wide variety of cardio, strength and overall fitness workouts, including but not limited to Olympic Lifts, Endurance, Strength, Balance and Flexibility; and League bylaws & rules, CIF regulations, and NCAA compliance issues relevant to high school athletes.
● Strong verbal and written communication skills.
● Superior organizational, time management and analytical skills.
● Problem solving, analysis and judgment skills.
● Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
● Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of Windward School.
Contact Information
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Company Description:
Windward School, a grade 7-12 college-preparatory, independent day school in vibrant West Los Angeles. A nationwide leader in educational models and practices that excite students about learning, Windward is committed to building a nurturing, inclusive culture. We welcome teachers and staff members who bring skills, qualities, and experiences that demonstrate an understanding of and ability to support our work fostering a diverse school community. At Windward, we are dedicated to cultivating an environment that encourages and supports growth and belonging amongst all community members. Windward teachers, parents, and administrators work together to inspire our students to be responsible, caring, well-informed, ethical, prepared, and well-balanced young adults. For more information on what Windward has to offer, please visit windwardschool.org/about/careers.
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