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First XV Assistant Rugby Coach


First XV Assistant Rugby Coach

Fixed term contract

Kearsney College is looking for a first-class, dynamic Assistant Rugby Coach
to join the 1st XV rugby team in January 2022


  • Assist the Director of rugby in the implementation of Kearsney’s rugby blueprint;
  • Foster an environment of development;
  • Coach A-team rugby at Kearsney College;
  • Build a positive, supportive and inclusive team environment that provides players enjoyment, success and challenge;
  • Develop technical, tactical and life skills of the players that you are coaching;
  • Strong recruitment knowledge.

Minimum Requirements

  • IRB Level 2 or 3 accreditation;
  • Boksmart accreditation;
  • Recent experience at coaching rugby at a recognised high level of competition;
  • Flexibility to work during terms 1, 2, 3 and 4 during the academic calendar;
  • The ability to attend all tours, camps, training sessions, post-match functions, information evenings, marketing events, trial matches and games.

Personal attributes

  • Well planned and organised;
  • Leadership skills and leading by example;
  • Show initiative and drive;
  • Highly motivated and determined;
  • Flexible and understanding of different cultures and backgrounds when dealing with people;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Excellent technical knowledge;
  • Great analytical skills;
  • Enjoy coaching at youth rugby level.

Interested candidates may apply in writing to

Kearsney College reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants are advised that should they have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date; it must be assumed that the application has been unsuccessful.

In terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013, section 11(1)(a), by applying for this vacancy, you grant Kearsney College consent to use your CV and personal details for the purpose of application to this specific role. The personal information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed once the purpose for which the personal information was collected ceases to exist.

Closing Date
Kearsney College, Botha's Hill, Kwa-Zulu Natal
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