High Calibre Sports

Sports Coach - Remote and Urban NT

High Calibre Sports Pty Ltd

  • Darwin Northern Territory Australia
  • Full Time, Part Time, Casual, Contract/Temp
21 Jul 2024
Applications 0


Company Description:

High Calibre Sports Pty Ltd is a  growing small business born in the Northern Territory. We deliver a range of programs that seek to overcome disadvantage and ultimately build the capacity and opportunity for territorians to enjoy the benefits and life experiences that sport provides. As a business we pride ourselves on Excellence, in Character.

With a strong presence across the NT and Central Australia, we are seeking to recruit to strengthen our connection to the communities we serve. Our organisation has utilised casual employees and part-time coaches up to now. With exciting growth, increased interest and new programs launching we are excited to offer the right person the opportunity to work in the sports industry on a full-time or part-time basis. This opportunity will not be your average 9-5. 

Job Description:


At High Calibre Sports, we work across all regions of the NT to deliver multi-sports programs. Through our “Sports Buddies” initiative we work with individuals with a disability to build capacity and opportunity to participate in mainstream sports. We have developed strong relationships with various Government departments, regional councils and private organisations. We deliver a range of programs on an ongoing and ad-hoc basis.

We are committed to the development and safety of our clients. This commitment involves several screening processes, including ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid Working with Children/Vulnerable People check and a satisfactory criminal history record check.

As an equal opportunity employer, we believe that diversity and inclusion will be integral to both High Calibre Sports and the communities we serve. We value the experience and capabilities of all applicants and encourage you to challenge the perceptions of society in seeking employment with us.


You will be a foundational component of the team we are building. In this role you can expect to work with a degree of autonomy and also with our Coaching Director. Your input and ideas will be heard and considered in decision making and great care will be taken in considering your well being as an employee. 


  • Flexible Work: Enjoy a flexible approach to your working life.
  • Professional Development: Access on-the-job training, coaching, mentoring, and formal learning opportunities. For individuals studying we offer the opportunity to utilise set business hours for educational purposes.
  • Health and Well-being: Enjoy an active lifestyle as well as considerations based on your personal circumstances.
  • Travel: The opportunity to travel to remote areas of the NT and Central Australia, but also utilise opportunities to see other parts of the country if it fits your lifestyle. 
  • A Unique Opportunity: We are a small company with a unique approach to the delivery of sports and grass roots development. We are not driven by KPI’s. We are driven by passion. All of our programs to date rely on our reputation and ability to generate repeat clients and new referrals. Our success will come from the benefits and opportunities we deliver to others in our community.


We are seeking an energetic and values-driven individual to deliver sports programs throughout the NT. A successful applicant will work with the Coaching Director, various casual staff and volunteers to deliver high quality, fast paced sporting programs. This role will offer the opportunity to travel extensively through some of Australia’s most exceptional landscapes and to share your experience and passion with people of all walks of life. You will also deliver programs throughout the Darwin region. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and deliver consistent and engaging multi-sports programs.
  • Collaborate with partner organisations to maximise engagement and achieve social impact.
  • Provide support and mentorship to individuals through our “Sports Buddies” Initiative.
  • Deliver in-school programs to enhance school attendance.
  • Engage with external stakeholders to promote our programs and initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate reporting and participation data.
  • Travel to various and remote locations of the NT and Central Australia 
  • Bring the love of sport to those who don't have access to it everyday


Core Competencies:

  • Can work autonomously and manage actions effectively.
  • Is confident with interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with diverse groups.
  • Has flexibility and willingness to travel to remote communities and work occasional weekends if needed.
  • Cross-cultural awareness and experience working with Aboriginal communities will be highly regarded.
  • Strong self-awareness.
  • Ability to adhere to the policies and structures of High Calibre Sports.
  • Strong applicable knowledge of sports (the more the better) - qualifications and experience highly regarded.
  • Lived experience related to disability or previous experience in the disability sector will be highly regarded.
  • Confident and flexible in their ability to deliver various sports. 

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check

Desirable Criteria

Application Instruction

Please include a one page cover letter outlining your experience in sport, a description of yourself and your experience. 

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