St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.



Coaching applications for the upcoming 2024/ 2025 season are open. Our club of 50+ rowers is looking for coaches of all levels to join our team. Empathy, respect, and responsibility are at the core of our values; candidates should value these traits in their approach to coaching and learning.

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competencies to take on this position for the upcoming 2024/ 2025 season.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Proven performance of coaching and mentoring student athletes; including experience in the pastoral space.
  • Relevant sport related qualifications (FISA Level 1/2 and First Aid desirable).
  • Ability to manage practices and work outside normal hours and/or weekends.
  • Ability or knowledge of rigging and setting boats and blades for specific technical needs.
  • Conflict management skills (written and verbal).
  • Proven ability to work with diverse teams and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Clearance from the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) confirming no record of sexual offences against children and mentally impaired people or a valid police clearance certificate.
  • Understand and adhere to the by-laws, policies, procedures, regulations, and rules of St Stithians Girls’ College.

The role will include the following:

  • The coaching of students during team practices on and off the water.
  • The attendance and coaching of students at regattas, camps, and tours in Gauteng or away.
  • Maintaining the club’s equipment relating to both the athletes and coaches.
  • Work collaboratively with other coaches and the greater rowing community.
  • Complete attendance registers and capture relevant data at all practices as well as submit and enter crew lists timeously for regattas to the head of rowing.
  • Write termly sport comments for each student and submit them timeously to the head of rowing.
  • Represent the Girls’ College, at relevant events, with honour and pride.

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 1 June 2024
Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the above link only.

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

St Stithians College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer

Closing Date
Lyme Park, Sandton, South Africa
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