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John Moriarty Football Coaches - NFP

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Job Listing Date
10 Oct 2019
Katherine & Northern Australia
Work Type
Sport & Recreation, Coaching & Instruction

John Moriarty Football (JMF) is seeking female and male Football Coaches to support the expansion into Tennant Creek of a successful football and wellbeing program that was originally established in Borroloola and Robinson River, NT in 2012. 

Do you enjoy sport, and want to support children in developing their football skills and overall wellbeing? If the answer to this is yes, we would really like to talk to you about our job vacancies……. 

We are offering the successful candidates a great opportunity to learn football and coaching skills, whilst working with local Indigenous children in Tennant Creek and the surrounding areas. 

You will report to the regional Football Coach & Mentor, as well as receiving additional training and support from the Sydney Head Office.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.  JMF have a 50/50 gender balance policy.

Key Duties:

Coaching & JMF Program delivery

  • Coaching Delivery in Schools, Clubs and other Sports Venues within Tennant Creek and surrounding areas.
  • Be a role model for staff and players in relation to behaviour, attendance, punctuality and personal organisation.

Wellbeing and Nutrition 

  • With the assistance of the Football Coach & Mentor, teach breathing techniques and other mindfulness ways to improve the players’ wellbeing on and off the field.
  • Assist with the preparation of nutritious meals for players.

Relationship Management & Operations 

  • Ensure involvement and input into program development and delivery with parents, elders and community stakeholders.
  • Promote the Program’s staff and participants’ best interests.


Essential Criteria:

  • Interest in football, currently a coach/or/have desire to develop football and coaching skills. 
  • A passion for working with children 
  • Interest to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and commitment to helping create positive change amongst children in Indigenous communities.
  • Working with Children’s check (WWCC) and National Police Check.
  • Australian permanent resident. 

Desired Criteria:

  • Current Australian driver’s license with the ability to drive a manual vehicle.

To apply, or for further information please either call Sarah on 0404 286 990 or submit your resume to

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience working with children?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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