King's College Auckland

Head of sport

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Other senior leadership

Health and physical education

Listed 10:03 AM 04 November 2019
Closes 5pm 14 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA1ey

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.

For application details please see our website.  

For further information, please contact: Alan Brookbanks, Director of Human Resources

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Jan Aitken
(09) 276 0600

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA1ey

Listed 10:03 AM 04 November 2019
Closes 5pm 14 November 2019

King's College NZ

School details

King's College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Male
Decile: 10
Roll: 1130

School number: 89
ERO school report
View more on Education Counts

Physical address:
Golf Avenue, Otahuhu, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 22012, Otahuhu, Auckland, 1640