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School Development Coordinator

Advertiser: Tennis Australia4 out of 54.0 overall rating (41 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Salary
Annual salary package & great employee benefits
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Sport & Recreation, Other

School Development Coordinator

  • Partner with schools and help introduce more children to the great game of tennis
  • Join a passionate team and become part of a fun and inclusive culture
  • Flexible work practices, ensuring a positive work-life balance

Partner with schools to deliver outstanding tennis programs for children and help grow our game!
 
It is an exciting time for tennis in Australia and we have some ambitious plans to grow the game from grassroots through to high performance. To do this we are transforming how we deliver tennis, with the aim of making it more accessible, to more people, more often. To help us achieve our plan we are looking for a School Development Coordinator to join our team and work with schools in the NSW Metro North region to drive greater engagement and participation in tennis by schoolchildren and help transition them into the sport.
Reporting in the Regional Tennis Manager (NSW Metro North),  you will support schools in developing tennis plans which may include; school program implementation, teacher education, competition development, facility development, as well as engaging our partners in the execution of these plans.  Through this partnership with schools, you will improve the quality and consistency of program delivery in your region, whilst linking directly to Government school initiatives designed to entrench tennis into school culture and curriculum. 

In this role you will:

  • Build strong working relationships with local schools and school sport associations
  • Support schools in developing a holistic tennis plan ensuring it meets the objectives of the regional tennis plan
  • Develop pathways to transition students from school based tennis to participation in community based tennis
  • Implement learning plans for your region to upskill teachers on the evolving national program and school initiatives
  • Provide reporting and local school insights to help grow participation
  • Create reward and recognition opportunities for schools
  • Develop a strong network of relationships to enhance school programs where teachers advocate for tennis

What you will bring to the role:

  • Experience in territory management and building strong customer relationships
  • Proven achievement of sustainable growth through maximising partnerships to drive mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Strong presentation and communication skills in both one-on-one and public situations
  • High level of organisational skills with a focus on attention to detail
  • Experience, knowledge and an understanding of the Australian school sector
  • A love of the sport and a strong desire to contribute significantly to the growth of tennis
  • Tertiary qualification in education, teaching or sports management (highly regarded)
  • You must hold (or be willing to obtain) a current Police Check and Working with Children Check
  • You must hold a current Australian drivers licence

 What’s in it for you?

  • Tool of trade vehicle, laptop and phone
  • Career development with a range of formal education and on the job training opportunities
  • Tickets to the Australian Open / ATP Cup / AO Series Events
  • Flexible working practices

To Apply
If you think you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system. Please note, only applications submitted through our system will be considered. 
 
Applications close Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 at 11:00pm (AEDT), however we will be reviewing applications as they are received, therefore this role may close sooner if we find the right candidate.

Tennis Australia is committed to providing a safe environment for all tennis participants, including children and young people. It is essential everyone involved with delivering tennis in Australia understands their responsibility in relation to child-safety.

At Tennis, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. Tennis encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role

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Partner with schools to deliver outstanding tennis programs for children and help grow our game!
 
It is an exciting time for tennis in Australia and we have some ambitious plans to grow the game from grassroots through to high performance. To do this we are transforming how we deliver tennis, with the aim of making it more accessible, to more people, more often. To help us achieve our plan we are looking for a School Development Coordinator to join our team and work with schools in the NSW Metro North region to drive greater engagement and participation in tennis by schoolchildren and help transition them into the sport.
Reporting in the Regional Tennis Manager (NSW Metro North),  you will support schools in developing tennis plans which may include; school program implementation, teacher education, competition development, facility development, as well as engaging our partners in the execution of these plans.  Through this partnership with schools, you will improve the quality and consistency of program delivery in your region, whilst linking directly to Government school initiatives designed to entrench tennis into school culture and curriculum. 

In this role you will:

  • Build strong working relationships with local schools and school sport associations
  • Support schools in developing a holistic tennis plan ensuring it meets the objectives of the regional tennis plan
  • Develop pathways to transition students from school based tennis to participation in community based tennis
  • Implement learning plans for your region to upskill teachers on the evolving national program and school initiatives
  • Provide reporting and local school insights to help grow participation
  • Create reward and recognition opportunities for schools
  • Develop a strong network of relationships to enhance school programs where teachers advocate for tennis

What you will bring to the role:

  • Experience in territory management and building strong customer relationships
  • Proven achievement of sustainable growth through maximising partnerships to drive mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Strong presentation and communication skills in both one-on-one and public situations
  • High level of organisational skills with a focus on attention to detail
  • Experience, knowledge and an understanding of the Australian school sector
  • A love of the sport and a strong desire to contribute significantly to the growth of tennis
  • Tertiary qualification in education, teaching or sports management (highly regarded)
  • You must hold (or be willing to obtain) a current Police Check and Working with Children Check
  • You must hold a current Australian drivers licence

 What’s in it for you?

  • Tool of trade vehicle, laptop and phone
  • Career development with a range of formal education and on the job training opportunities
  • Tickets to the Australian Open / ATP Cup / AO Series Events
  • Flexible working practices

To Apply
If you think you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system. Please note, only applications submitted through our system will be considered. 
 
Applications close Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 at 11:00pm (AEDT), however we will be reviewing applications as they are received, therefore this role may close sooner if we find the right candidate.

Tennis Australia is committed to providing a safe environment for all tennis participants, including children and young people. It is essential everyone involved with delivering tennis in Australia understands their responsibility in relation to child-safety.

At Tennis, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. Tennis encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role

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