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Head of Friends’ Rowing – Hobart

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced, organised and efficient person to fill this permanent full-time role from late August/early September 2020.  The Head of Friends’ Rowing is responsible for the School’s Rowing Program and will maintain and continue to strengthen the positive culture and sportsmanship developed in the rowing program within the framework and ethos of The Friends’ School.  The position will be assisted by a Head of Coaching and a Boat Shed Assistant.   

This position will require variable working hours during the high and low rowing seasons, and will include a considerable weekend commitment at regattas during the rowing season.  Level 1 National Rowing Coaching Accreditation or equivalent experience is required. 

Some financial support will be provided for relocation expenses if the successful applicant is from interstate.

A comprehensive position description and an application form are provided under the employment section of The Friends’ School website

Applications addressing the selection criteria, and including the staff application form, introductory letter and a CV, should be received by 9.00am, Monday 20 July 2020 addressed to: 

Nelson File – Principal, The Friends’ School, PO Box 42, North Hobart 7002 or

emailed to [email protected]

Rowing Coaches – Casual Positions – Scots College Boat Club

Opportunities are available for Rowing Coaches to join our expanding Scots College Boat Club.

The Scots college Boat Club in Sydney has a long history and has been involved in rowing since 1914. The 2019/2020 season has been exceptional with the development VIII squad travelling to the Royal Henley Regatta in the UK and finishing the season winning the Schoolboy 1st VIII – The Major Rennie Trophy at the AAGPS Head of the River competition.

We are seeking experienced rowing coaches with a variety of experience to join our team.

To be successful in this role you will need;

  • A quest for excellence
  • Relevant coaching qualifications and experience
  • Current Marine and Vehicle license
  • Previous experience working in a school environment is desirable
  • These hours are flexible depending on the program and you will be required to travel from our main campus at Bellevue Hill to our boathouses located at Gladesville and Point Piper.

All candidates must consent to or have a current Working With Children Check (WWCC).

For more information and to apply please visit our website

The Scots College has a strong Christian mission and provides a dynamic educational experience, inspiring our Scots boys to become fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence.

To apply click here.

Applications close Friday 10 July 2020.

 Senior Rowing Coach and Squad Coordinator – Senior Girls Program, Geelong Grammar School, Corio campus.

Geelong Grammar School is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools. Offering exceptional educational opportunities across four campuses from Early Learning to Year 12, Geelong Grammar School is committed to making a positive difference for students, staff and the community. We believe in prioritising wellbeing, creativity and academic rigour, and we value wisdom.

 Applications are invited from experienced and well qualified Rowing Coaches to coach the Girls’ 1st VIII Rowing Crew and coordinate the Senior Girls Rowing Program, for a 12 month appointment beginning in Term 3, 2020 on a part time basis.  The hours for this role will vary across Terms and will require weekend work. The role will be based at our Corio Campus in Geelong and involves water and land based training.

The role reports to the Director of Rowing and requires the successful candidate to work closely with other Coaches and support staff within the Geelong Grammar School Rowing Program.

 Candidates must be able to demonstrate success in coaching at an elite level with schools or clubs and should possess a minimum Level 2 NCAS Rowing Coach Accreditation.  Competition experience as an oarswoman/oarsman is highly desirable.  Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a Victorian Working With Children Card (Employment) and/or VIT Registration.  It is also a condition of employment that Sports Coaches must have current Anaphylaxis Management Accreditation.

 Remuneration will be in accordance with the Geelong Grammar School Salary Scale.

 Geelong Grammar School is committed to the safety of children and has a zero tolerance of child abuse.

 For further details and/or to apply online, visit the employment opportunities page on our website:

 Applications close at 4pm on Friday 10 July, 2020

 First VIII Rowing Coach – Caulfield Grammar School

At Caulfield Grammar School our purpose is “to enable quality learning every day in every experience for every learner for life” and our Sports program is an integral component to achieving this.

We offer:

  • One of the largest rowing programs in education
  • Well resourced sporting program
  • Energetic, supportive and collegial team
  • Highly regarded co-educational independent school

Participating in the APS (Associated Public Schools),  we are seeking two fixed-term Firsts Rowing Coaches – Girls & Boys.

Reporting to the Head of Rowing, you will: 

  • Bring your specialist knowledge and experience, passion and enthusiasm to coach, mentor and role model for our students
  • Have senior rowing coaching experience at secondary school level or within an elite community rowing program and be passionate about coaching junior rowers.
  • Be available for on water and land training sessions and regattas.
  • Hold a Victorian, Employment Working with Children Check, Level 1 First Aid and Anaphylaxis Certification or be prepared to obtain these
  • Accreditation through Rowing Australia is desirable
  • Model and live the Caulfield Grammar School values and behaviours

Enquiries: [email protected]


Applications close: Tuesday 7 July 2020

– First VIII Rowing Coach 2020.pdf