The Head of Football (AFL) is responsible for the successful, long-term development of the School's Football program, in particular the standard of coaching, through all year levels.
- Assess and sign the Football (AFL) risk management forms.
- Lead players and coaches through a professional program, aiming to develop areas of individual and team performance, leadership, fitness and sportsmanship.
- In conjunction with the Firsts Head Coach, oversee strategies for training sessions, game-day style of play and program development.
- Key involvement in coach recruitment and development.
- Develop a CGS Football Handbook; including game style, standards and expectations to establish a common ‘CGS style of play’, in conjunction with the Firsts Head Coach.
- Lead role in a pre-season football program for all students and coaches in Football.
- Key involvement in training sessions across all teams, assisting coaches and establishing high training standards for players.
- Complete pre-training and pre-competition activity checklists when leading sessions.
- Attendance and assistance at year level weekly games (Saturday mornings).
- Firsts assistant coaching game day role (preferred).
- Oversee the development of educational (masterclass) sessions and other football events for players, in conjunction with Friends of Football.
- Promote Football throughout the Camberwell community.
- Support the Friends of Football and attend meetings as appropriate.
- Attendance and involvement at the annual Football Presentation Evening.
- Conduct an annual review of the Football program in conjunction with the Firsts Head Coach, to be presented to the DoS and discussed at the end of the season.
- Liaise with the Football Academy coach/es to further the development of students involved in the program.
- Liaise with TAC and local clubs to ensure the best development for our players.
- Liaise with Old Camberwell Football Club.
- Identify talented players in local junior football that may benefit from a Camberwell Grammar School education.
Knowledge & Skills
- Extensive experience working with adolescents in the delivery of sport training and development
- Demonstrated leadership capability
- Demonstrated coaching/director experience at a high level
- Effective time management skills - the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work within agreed timeframes
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders
- Level 1 coaching accreditation as a minimum
- Level 2 First Aid and CPR Qualification
- Working with Children Check
- Police Check
Competencies, Behaviors & Attributes
- Friendly, enthusiastic and professional approach
- Act professionally at all times when on campus and/or in CGS attire.
- Ensure adherence to all School policies, procedures and the organisational goals, values and principles
- Ensure the appropriate care and use of School assets and equipment at all times
- Positively demonstrate CGS’s workplace values
- Preseason training and administration
- In season:
- Training sessions - Monday to Thursday, 3:30-5pm
- Firsts home and away matches - Friday, 1-5pm
- Year level matches - Saturday, 8am-12pm
- Administration and meeting time
- Postseason administration and meeting time
To see a full position description, please go to our Careers Page: cgs.vic.edu.au/contact-1/career-opportunties