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Head of Sport Development and High Performance

Advertiser: Westminster School Adelaide3 out of 53.0 overall rating (3 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
5 Oct 2018
Location
Adelaide
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Sport & Recreation, Management

Head of Sport Development and High Performance

Part-time (3 days per week), Fixed term 3 year contract


About Westminster

Westminster School is a leading coeducational, day and boarding Uniting Church School located in Marion, south-west of the city. We promote being courageous, curious, inclusive, kind, mindful and resilient and aim to instill these values in both our students and our staff.

Our Mission is to provide an exceptional education for students Preschool to Year 12. 


About the Head of Sport Development and High Performance

As the Head of Sport Development and High Performance, you will be responsible for the strategic improvement of our co-curricular sports program, sports leadership and administration and the development of student performance and development/participation. You will apply your professional expertise to develop, implement and maintain a strategic plan for Sports Performance and Development that aligns with the School’s mission for Sport and Physical Activity: developing the potential within each student (Reception to Year 12) through engagement in sport and physical activity.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct ongoing reviews of both the overall sports department program including roles, structures and processes as well as individual programs
  • Maintain and review the Sports program strategic plan to achieve high performance in sport, with feedback from and buy-in by key stakeholders
  • Foster and promote parallel and complementary cultures of participation and excellence in sport across the School community
  • Plan and manage the communications required for a successful sports program, including web pages and internal and external publicity
  • Lead and manage the Co-Curricular Sports leadership team
  • Assist with the marketing and promotion of sporting opportunities and achievements at the School and assist the Development Office with enrolments of talented student-athletes to the School
  • Monitor student performance and participation levels through direct observation and data analysis
  • Oversee and mentor coaches within agreed guidelines

 

Key Selection Criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Highly respected and credentialed sports professional
  • Demonstrated success as a high-performance coach
  • Previous experience as a sports administrator
  • Change management experience
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Responding to Abuse and Neglect certification
  • Experience coaching or managing coaching programs targeted at primary and secondary age students is desirable

 

Key Selection Criteria: Personal Qualities:

  • Role model of lifelong engagement in sport and/or physical activity
  • Dynamic and passionate
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills

 

A position description is available on our website under the Employment tab www.westminster.school  

For further information about this role please contact our Human Resources team via email at humanresources@westminster.sa.edu.au 

To apply, please submit via Seek, your resume and a cover letter to Mr Gary Davison, Head of Activities.  

Applications close Friday 19th October.


Westminster, where you can achieve more than you thought possible.

 

Part-time (3 days per week), Fixed term 3 year contract


About Westminster

Westminster School is a leading coeducational, day and boarding Uniting Church School located in Marion, south-west of the city. We promote being courageous, curious, inclusive, kind, mindful and resilient and aim to instill these values in both our students and our staff.

Our Mission is to provide an exceptional education for students Preschool to Year 12. 


About the Head of Sport Development and High Performance

As the Head of Sport Development and High Performance, you will be responsible for the strategic improvement of our co-curricular sports program, sports leadership and administration and the development of student performance and development/participation. You will apply your professional expertise to develop, implement and maintain a strategic plan for Sports Performance and Development that aligns with the School’s mission for Sport and Physical Activity: developing the potential within each student (Reception to Year 12) through engagement in sport and physical activity.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct ongoing reviews of both the overall sports department program including roles, structures and processes as well as individual programs
  • Maintain and review the Sports program strategic plan to achieve high performance in sport, with feedback from and buy-in by key stakeholders
  • Foster and promote parallel and complementary cultures of participation and excellence in sport across the School community
  • Plan and manage the communications required for a successful sports program, including web pages and internal and external publicity
  • Lead and manage the Co-Curricular Sports leadership team
  • Assist with the marketing and promotion of sporting opportunities and achievements at the School and assist the Development Office with enrolments of talented student-athletes to the School
  • Monitor student performance and participation levels through direct observation and data analysis
  • Oversee and mentor coaches within agreed guidelines

 

Key Selection Criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Highly respected and credentialed sports professional
  • Demonstrated success as a high-performance coach
  • Previous experience as a sports administrator
  • Change management experience
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Responding to Abuse and Neglect certification
  • Experience coaching or managing coaching programs targeted at primary and secondary age students is desirable

 

Key Selection Criteria: Personal Qualities:

  • Role model of lifelong engagement in sport and/or physical activity
  • Dynamic and passionate
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills

 

A position description is available on our website under the Employment tab www.westminster.school  

For further information about this role please contact our Human Resources team via email at humanresources@westminster.sa.edu.au 

To apply, please submit via Seek, your resume and a cover letter to Mr Gary Davison, Head of Activities.  

Applications close Friday 19th October.


Westminster, where you can achieve more than you thought possible.

 

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