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Head of Athletic Development
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About St Peter’s College, Adelaide

St Peter’s College is an Anglican boys’ school, offering an exceptional education to approximately 1,500 students from the Early Learning Centre through to Year 12. We also offer boarding facilities and our modern Boarding Houses provides a homely, safe and comfortable experience for about 100 boys from Years 7 to 12.


Our Values

St Peter’s College has an unwavering commitment to the education of boys and our mission is to provide an exceptional community of learning. Our values of Truth, Respect and Service are a strong and constant part of School life. Today, and for more than 170 years, our most important work is shaping the character of the boys and young men at Saints – developing a sense of service, courage, commitment and integrity.


Our Record

We are honoured to have been educating the minds, hearts and spirits of students for more than 170 years. We are proud of our old scholars and their contributions to society and our illustrious alumni include three Nobel Laureates, 10 Australian premiers and 41 Rhodes Scholars. A team of dedicated staff ensures St Peter’s College provides the best educational experiences for our boys.


About the Role

As Head of Athletic Development, you will ensure all St Peter’s College students have an opportunity to develop enhanced physical fitness and athletic performance through effective, evidence-based, progressive and cooperative programs.


You will facilitate cooperation between Health and Physical Education (HPE), Sports, and Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Programs to maximise the learning and performance of the students through a graduated, functional pathway of physical development and fundamental movement skill progressions.


The successful applicant will:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Coaching, Sports Science or equivalent (minimum – Post Graduate qualifications desirable)
  • Experience as a strength and conditioning coach
  • Minimum Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Accreditation (ASCA)
  • High level understanding of sports science concepts and the proven ability to integrate sports science, sports medicine and technology into training programs and initiatives
  • Passionate about sport in an education setting and finding the strengths in all students


For a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Barnaby Eaton, Director of Sport & HPE or to submit your application apply below.


Applications close:  Tuesday 23 April 2019


The successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School’s Child Protection Policy. St Peter’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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