Head of Swimming - St Kevin's College - Closing 17 May 2021

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  • Melbourne Victoria, Australia
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Swimming

Job Description

Full-time, Ongoing

At St Kevin’s College our sporting vision is "Sport for Life”. Our aim is to provide boys with a meaningful, engaging and challenging learning environment where they can develop a passion and enjoyment of sport not only for their time at the College but also post school.

The College is seeking to appoint a Head of Swimming to lead and manage the College’s Swimming Program. The Swimming Program has a history of competing to the highest levels with the College recently winning the APS Swimming Premiership as well as the Victorian All Schools Championships.

The Head of Swimming will lead and coach the College’s APS Swimming Program as well as oversee the Learn to Swim and Physical Education swimming programs across Prep - Year 12. As part of the role, the Head of Swimming will manage a team of casual coaches and swim teachers and provide pool facility management.

About You

  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of a high performing swimming program at secondary school level
  • Proven understanding of the national swimming framework
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel to events as required
  • Passionate about working with children and providing a learning environment through sport that enriches the lives and welfare of the students
  • Strong safety, risk and compliance mindset
  • Up to date knowledge of current trends and professional practices in swim coaching
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a dynamic environment
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks, meet prescribed deadlines, and concurrently manage a number of competing priorities

For further information regarding the role and the selection criteria, please view the attached position description a.


  • Silver License (Gold preferred/Bronze minimum) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Tertiary qualification in Sports Management preferred
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate including CPR and anaphylaxis
  • Current Victorian drivers licence
  • Pool plant qualification preferred
  • Lifeguard qualification preferred
  • Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • VIT registration desirable, not essential


  • Part of a strong community which carries a rich history of academic excellence and holistic education
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Salary packaging opportunities
  • Access to school facilities, including pool and gym

Child Protection

St Kevin's College is committed to the creation and maintenance of a child safe school environment. The care, safety and welfare of students are embedded in policies and procedures which ensure a commitment to zero tolerance of child abuse. Please read and review the College’s Child Safety Code of Conduct and Child Protection and Safety Policy found on the Policy & Reports page of our website.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria