The college seeks applications for a head of sport. This is an exciting position which builds on the college’s commitment to the physical wellbeing and physical development of its students.
The successful candidate will have earned an excellent reputation for sporting leadership, creativity and the ability to lead successful programmes in specialist and integrated sports programmes. He/she will have the unique opportunity to be part of the leadership team that enables the college to be competitive at local, provincial and national secondary school levels in all its major sporting codes. He/she will also play a significant role in our pledge to give all students at the college every opportunity to enjoy and extend their sporting abilities and experiences during their time at the college.
Key responsibilities include:
Develop the college’s strategic plan in conjunction with the head of health, fitness and wellbeing
Develop and lead a balanced sports programme which maximises student opportunity and potential
Lead a team of internal and external coaches (teaching at junior level)
Oversee a competitive and balanced sport fixture programme
Manage the departmental budget
Ensure sports facilities and equipment is maintained to required standards
Represent the college at relevant sporting external conferences and meetings.
The successful applicant will have:
Previous sports management experience in either an education or professional sporting environment
Working knowledge of a wide range of sports and sports programmes
Strong leadership and organisational skills
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people
Excellent communication skills
Relevant tertiary qualification and teaching registration
Teaching experience advantageous but not essential.
We welcome enquiries and will ensure that short-listed candidates are able to visit the college and be as well-prepared as possible to present their candidacy.