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Coach Education Manager - Performance Lead

National Rugby League

The National Rugby League is an Australasian rugby league club competition which contains clubs from New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory and New Zealand.

27 Feb 2023
Full Time
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

At the National Rugby League (NRL) we're very proud of our game and the impact it has on players, fans and communities. Rugby League is an inclusive sport for everyone. Our workplace champions inclusion and celebrates diversity.

We have an exciting and rare opportunity to join the NRL as our Coach Education Manager - Performance Lead reporting to the General Manager - Game Development & Education. In collaboration with the National Education Program Development team, lead the design, development, and delivery of a sustainable long-term Rugby League Performance Coach Program with the aim of enhancing the capability and capacity of RL Performance coach workforce, and contribute to various education programs and associated accreditation frameworks in accordance with the game's strategic objectives. Ideally this role will be based in South East Queensland (Brisbane/Gold Coast).

In the role you will:

  • Lead the continued evolution of the games Performance Coach Education Program and associated resources
  • Ensure the consistent high-standard delivery of coach education courses and programs
  • Facilitate the implementation of strategies which ensure compliance relating to registration and accreditation
  • Contribute to the development of content for coaching courses, programs, and resources
  • Assist in identifying training and supporting suitably qualified performance program deliverers
  • Contribute to the ongoing research and evaluation of the games education programs to ensure best practice
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and review of Coach Development programs within designated regions

Ideally your skills and background will include:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications combined with experience in the sporting industry (academic qualifications in the Coaching sector would be favourable)
  • Experience working in a high-performance sporting environment
  • Understanding of Accreditation and associated administration requirements
  • Knowledge of and experience in technology that supports the blended learning approach eg. Learning management systems, registration platforms, and authoring tools
  • Experience in designing and developing education strategies, frameworks and programs within the sporting industry
  • An understanding of and alignment with contemporary coaching practices
  • Knowledge and experience in Rugby League

If you have the experience required to assist in contributing to increasing participant recruitment and retention by ensuring coaches are well trained, we encourage you to apply.

Whilst we look for qualifications and experience, we also look for people who share the same beliefs as our organisation - we are UNITED, POSITIVE, INCLUSIVE & DISCIPLINED.

Should you meet most of the criteria and share our beliefs, please apply.

The NRL is committed to providing a child-safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention is paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, culturally and/or linguistically diverse children, as well as the safety of children with a disability.

Every person involved in rugby league has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role they play to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people. The NRL have strong recruitment procedures with extensive screening of applicants including comprehensive reference checks, identity checks, "Working with Children" checks and/or national criminal history checks to ensure the safest and most suitable people work with us.

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Full Time
Job Type
High Performance
Rugby League
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