Founded in 1896 and set in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Michaelhouse is a leading Anglican
Independent senior Boarding School for boys from Grade 8 to Grade 12.
Michaelhouse is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated strength and conditioning coach to join our Human Kinetics (HK) Department in July 2021 for a Fixed Term Contract period until December 2022.
The successful applicant will be involved in designing and implementing training programs for boys, running HK/ PE classes, and match days and sporting events.
FULL INVOLVEMENT IN ALL ASPECTS OF SCHOOL LIFE IS EXPECTED, INCLUDING:
Involvement in pastoral care for example: boarding house, tutoring and bus duties etc.
Assisting with Clubs and Societies
Liaising with staff, boys and parents
REQUIREMENTS: QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Ideally an Honours degree in Biokinetics or Exercise Science
A minimum of 2 year’s relevant working experience
A passion for and experience in strength and conditioning coaching at a youth and/ or elite level
Experience in training programme design and implementation
Prior experience working in a school environment and teaching HK would be advantageous
As Michaelhouse is a boys’ boarding school and the incumbent may be housed in a boys’ boarding house, preference will be given to male candidates
Alignment with the Christian values and ethos of the school
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
A clear criminal clearance certificate
Only suitably qualified candidates will be considered. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. Management reserve the right not to make an appointment.
Michaelhouse is committed to transformation, and, in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan preference shall be given, but not limited to, candidates from the designated groups.
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