Head Coach - Rowing

St John’s College is one of Waikato’s leading secondary schools.  It prides itself on preparing young men for life.  With a roll of 750, from Year 9 to Year 13, it is built on the Marist tradition, it emphasises family spirit, promoting an environment where students are well looked after and has a strong sense of community.

We are seeking an excellent and dedicated head coach to help grow our College’s depth of talent and develop a positive rowing culture in the school. 

St John’s College rowing expects to have around 25-30 rowers for the 2017/2018 season.  We have a small but successful programme which is growing from strength to strength, building on from great success at last season’s Maadi Cup.  We are keen to strive for success in rowing, as well as advance rowing in the school. Are you that person who could continue to improve the programme?

This role could suit an up and coming young coach, or an experienced coach who wants to pass on their knowledge to grow rowing in a great culture at St John’s College.

If you are keen to be a great role model for our young rowing men; to develop and advance rowing at our College; and be part of a committed, enthusiastic programme, then wE want to hear from you. 

The successful applicant will have rowing experience either as a coach, or be an experienced rower with a strong technical background with a desire to move into coaching. Being a good communicator, reliable and being well-organised are essential skills for this role.

The role is supported by the Teacher in Charge – Rowing; support coaches and a parent rowing committee. Of course, in line with the dedication that goes with rowing, the successful applicant will be required to attend regattas, training camps, training sessions, and supervise daily training.  For the 2017/2018 season, which includes Maadi Cup in Twizel next year, the range of payment for this contracted role is between $6,000 to $10,000, depending on experience and qualifications. 

St John’s College rowing is affiliated to the Waikato Rowing Club and is based at Grantham St, in Hamilton.

If you would like a detailed position descriptions or have any questions about the programme, please contact Drew Tierney (details below).

Applications for this role are being sought now, until Monday, 21 August, 2017, 5pm.  Please apply for this position now to Drew Tierney, Teacher in Charge – Rowing, St John’s College via dtierney@stjohns-hamilton.school.nz  021-044-2867



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