Cranbrook School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Head of Rugby commencing for the start of Term 1, 2021 on a three year full time fixed term contract.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Reporting to the Director of Sport K-12 this position has responsibility for delivering an outstanding rugby program at the School that caters for beginners through to elite level participants, from Year 3 to Year 12.
You will be responsible for the programming and delivery of the rugby program (Years 3-12) including matters of welfare, participation and discipline. You will develop, encourage and grow participation in rugby at Cranbrook in partnership with all stakeholders.
In the summer season, you will also help out with our summer sports program with coaching and/or administrative duties.
You must have the ability to develop and manage an effective and efficient rugby program, with a minimum of five years coaching experience within a school or similar environment and a proven record in developing Junior and Senior rugby players.
Applicants must be excellent communicators, able to work well with all students, parents and staff members, and be willing to take an active and enthusiastic part in the full life of the School.
You will have a commitment to youth sport and proven experience in leading other coaches.
Key Selection Criteria
Tertiary qualifications relevant to sports coaching or teaching qualifications and NESA accreditation to teach in NSW will be highly regarded.
Key responsibilities of the position include:
ABOUT CRANBROOK SCHOOL
Cranbrook is an Anglican, independent day and boarding school, Pre-school to Year 12.
Our vision is to be a world class school which encourages and enables all of our students to explore, enjoy and fulfil their potential. We lead our students to discover and make the most of their talents, to thrive in, and love the pursuit of, excellence. As a school we energise the educational environment by offering a rich and distinctive schooling both within and beyond the curriculum and give powerful pastoral support. Cranbrook builds resilience and confidence so that each student can face the challenges of the twenty-first century with personal confidence, intellectual versatility, academic hunger and optimism.
Cranbrook School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, and in August 2020 became accredited as an IB Continuum School, offering the PYP, MYP and IB Diploma Programme.
Cranbrook School is a child safe environment. Cranbrook actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm, in accordance with their legal and ethical obligations. The successful applicant for this position will be required to hold a current NSW Working with Children Check clearance.