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Westminster School

Head of Sport Development and High Performance

Westminster School

  • Marion South Australia Australia
  • Contract/Temp
Closing 19 Oct 2018
Applications 0

Description

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

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

You will be a highly respected, dynamic and credentialied sports professional, passionate about lifelong engagement in sport and/or physical activity. You will have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track record of improving sports outcomes. 

Essential Requirements

  • Level 2/Senior/Apply First Aid
  • Working with children check
  • Credentialed Sports Professional
  • High Performance Coach
  • Experience as a Sports Administrator
  • Change management experience

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience coaching or managing coaching programs targeted at primary and secondary age students

Attachments

Apply for this role

To be considered for this role, please submit via Seek your resume and cover letter to Mr Gary Davison, Head of Activities by Friday 19th October.

Emma Jongejan


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