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Athlete Development Specialist


St Charles College, founded in 1875, is an independent Christian boys’ College situated in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, catering for day boys from Grade 000 to Matric with boarders from Grade 4 upwards. The College has written the University of Cambridge International IGCSE, AS Level and A Level Examinations since 2002.

Athlete Development Specialist

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at St Charles College as the Athlete Development Specialist.

We are looking for an inspired, self-motivated leader who has a proven track record in the field of Sport and
Wellness. The role will include planning, tracking, mentoring, and reporting, primarily through our Physical
Education and High-Performance programmes. The right person will have unmistakeable capacity to inspire
boys and coaches through an exceptional work ethic, skill set and passion for the wellbeing of student

If you are able to work in a team-focused environment within an independent all-boys school and are aligned
with the values of our College, this position offers a rare opportunity to genuinely influence the lives of
generations of boys of the College.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Provide strategic direction, leadership and implementation of the College’s Wellness and High-
    Performance programmes.
  • Build into a culture of excellence, innovation, learning and healthy habits that supports student
    athlete development.
  • Have the ability to network with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Have the ability to work within the Christian values and mission of the College and a willingness to
    work unconventional hours.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An appropriate BA or BSc degree.
  • Management experience in the field.

How do you apply?
Only persons with the appropriate qualifications and experience will be considered. If you believe you have
the ability, attitude and energy to fulfill the requirements of this position, please email your two-page
curriculum vitae to the College, including the names of three contactable referees, to

Applications close on 08/07/2022

St Charles College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to employment equity.
In line with POPIA, the College will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information, but it will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process.

By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.
The College reserves the right not to fill the post. An application will not entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in the applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. If you have not heard from St Charles College within six weeks of your application, please consider that it has been unsuccessful.

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St Charles College, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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