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Rowing Coordinator (POL 2)

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Full time, ongoing position with teaching load

*   Immediate start or by negotiation   *

Rowing is quite unique within the educational landscape here at Damascus and within the greater Ballarat sporting community.  Damascus is relatively new to rowing, with a 7 year old program, and has grown to a base of 70 student participants across years 8 - 12.  We are committed to continual improvement and strengthening the strong foundations that have been established thus far.  

Following a review of our Rowing program that has resulted in an expanded leadership structure, our College is seeking to appoint an experienced secondary-level educator with a love of and experience in rowing.  The role will take up the leadership and coordination of the College Rowing program and oversee the development of a program that provides a whole-of-person educational experience for our students.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding leader, motivator and role model with demonstrated ability to nurture and affect positive relationships and wellbeing outcomes for students.  Their teaching practice will be informed by an understanding of contemporary teaching methods and personal experience in the use of relevant coaching techniques.

This is an ongoing, full time position commencing during the 2019-20 Rowing Season (July-March).  Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience, and the successful candidate will be provided with appropriate time-release to accommodate Rowing program commitments including attendance at Regattas, Camps and events.

Please refer to the Rowing Coordinator position description (below) for details about this role.

'Employment Applications Process' instructions are available on the previous website page.  

All applicants are asked to provide a brief written response to each of the key selection criteria located in the position description, as part of the application process.

Should you require any further information about employment at Damascus College, please contact the HR Manager at 03 5337 2222 or email at

Our College offers a supportive team environment with strong opportunities for professional challenge and growth.  Our students and staff enjoy modern facilities in an inspiring 20 hectare bush setting, only 7km from the Ballarat CBD

Applications close 4pm Tuesday 23 July 2019

Rowing Coordinator - Teacher Position Description June 2019 Rowing Coordinator - Teacher Position Description June 2019 (753 KB)

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