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Preparatory School: Head of Sport

Dainfern College Preparatory requires the following teacher w.e.f. 1 January 2019:


Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern. We seek to develop skills for life required to unlock unique personal potential and to nurture creative thinkers with the confidence to become leaders – through the provision of an innovative, relevant, and quality education.

Dainfern College seeks to employ a person to be accountable for all sports extramural activities, the organisation of the extramural timetable and the teaching of Physical Education in the Preparatory School at Dainfern College. This person will need to have an in-depth knowledge of sport and its administration and be passionate about the benefit it has for children in a preparatory school environment. This person will also need to have outstanding organisational and interpersonal abilities.

Minimum requirements include:

  • Strong leadership and management qualities
  • Vision to enrich the Preparatory School sports programme and be supportive of strategic goals
  • A high-level skill set with an in-depth knowledge of sports education and philosophy, including a thorough understanding of young people
  • The ability to develop and sustain new ideas and work cooperatively in a team
  • Proven experience in sports administration with excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all parties
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound computer literacy skills with added skills in IT innovation
  • Knowledge of preparing and managing budgets
  • Commitment to attending fixtures and functions throughout the Preparatory School
  • The intention to work to the College’s ethos, specification and policies
  • A relevant degree or qualification and SACE registration

A competitive remuneration package, superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate. Interested candidates are invited to email a letter of motivation and a detailed CV with two recent contactable references to Ms Tessa Shellard: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CLOSING DATE: Monday 3 September 2018

Dainfern College reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not heard from the College within a month of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Dainfern College is an equal opportunity employer.

Dainfern College

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Dainfern College, 96 Broadacres Drive, Dainfern

PO Box 3199, Dainfern, 2055

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