Knox Grammar School

Sports Administrator - Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Dance, KnoxFit and SWAT

Knox Grammar School

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  • Wahroonga New South Wales Australia
  • Full Time
7 Jul 2022
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Located in Wahroonga on Sydney’s North Shore, Knox Grammar School founded in 1924 is a leading independent Uniting Church school.  Knox Grammar School seeks to be an exemplary School, developing, within a caring Christian environment, students of Faith, Wisdom, Integrity, Compassion and Courage, with a sure knowledge of who they are and how they should live.


Inspired by the highest ideals of collaboration, cooperation, integrity and teamwork, a sports coach is an integral member of the Knox Sports and Aquatic Academy (KSAA). The Director of Sport will be responsible for ensuring the development of the Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Dance, KnoxFit, Senior Weights and Training (SWAT) (assigned sports) programs, facilities and results across all campuses to the highest possible standard. The Director of Sport will provide a clear overall strategy for both the development of sporting excellence in the School and the participation by students of all abilities for enjoyment, health and lifelong engagement in line with the ethos of positive education and Knox Total Fitness. 

This role will also include a coaching component of the successful candidate’s area of expertise for approximately 10 hours per week across the Summer and Winter Seasons. The successful candidate must have experience in coaching or administration for one of the assigned sports listed above.

The Director of Sport is appointed on a permanent full-time basis during term-time plus five additional weeks during non term-time. The Director of Sport is required to work at least 38 hours per week Monday to Friday with additional hours on Saturdays as required during the applicable sport seasons. 

Essential Requirements

  • Sports Management / Business Degree
  • Level 1 Coaching Accreditation
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Current Provide/Perform CPR
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with students, colleagues, parents and the wider community
  • Strong organisational, planning and time management skills with an ability to prioritise and manage workload, meet deadlines and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Experience in developing budgets, report writing and management of a business unit
  • Experiencing leading, managing and developing a team and or group of coaches
  • Coaching qualifications or equivalent experience coaching with at least one of the assigned sports listed.

Desirable Criteria


Application Instruction

Before applying, please read the comprehensive role description attached.

Please apply via Sportspeople or send applications to Nadine Taylor, People and Culture Advisor -

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 4pm, Thursday 7 July 2022.

Only applicants who meet the above criteria and have rights to work in Australia will be contacted.

Successful applicants will be required to provide the School with a current NSW Working with Children Check number.

It is a requirement of employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Nadine Taylor

(02) 9119 0854

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