Job Description

About Gulliver Preparatory School

Gulliver Preparatory School is Miami’s school of choice for challenging, innovative, and personalized learning designed to meet the needs of a diverse and dynamic world. We are a school of innovation and transformation, and we provide each and every student with unparalleled opportunities to explore and experiment. 

Founded in 1926 by Arthur Gulliver and transformed under the visionary leadership of Marian C. Krutulis in the second half of the 20th century, Gulliver Prep has been a leading school of distinction for nearly 100 years. To this day, our mission remains unchanged: to create an academic community devoted to educational excellence, with a personal touch, that fulfills each student's potential. We are a family for the whole family, and we celebrate our global community.


Job Summary

Gulliver Prep is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to serve as the Boys’ Varsity Basketball Coach (seasonal coach role). This multifaceted role involves coaching the Upper School varsity team, overseeing and developing the basketball program at younger levels, and fostering a culture of growth and excellence within the boys’ basketball program. A full-time faculty position may be available in combination with the coaching role. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Coach the varsity boys’ basketball team, providing instruction, guidance, and mentorship to student-athletes.
  • Plan, develop, and conduct engaging practices that promote skill development, teamwork, and competitive readiness.
  • Identify and nurture talent within the Gulliver school community.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, parents, school staff, and community stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with our youth sports and middle school coaches to ensure alignment of coaching philosophies, skill development initiatives, and overall program goals.
  • Oversee the development of the boys’ basketball programming at sub-varsity levels, including clinics, camps, and skill-building sessions.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the recruitment, training, and development of assistant coaches and volunteers.
  • Foster a culture of sportsmanship, discipline, and academic achievement among student-athletes.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Athletics and other school administration to promote the boys’ basketball program and enhance its visibility within the school and broader community.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous coaching experience at the high school or collegiate level, with a proven track record of success in developing student-athletes.
  • Strong background in teaching basketball fundamentals, practice and game planning, and overall team management.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate players.
  • Dedication to player development and a commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive team culture.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and stakeholders to achieve program goals.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred


Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Level II Fingerprint Screening(s), and Drug screen. 


Gulliver is deeply committed to the principles of equity and diversity and seeks to create an inclusive community for all faculty and staff. Gulliver is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace.