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Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking a passionate leader to continue the development of orienteering coaching nationally. The successful candidate will be appointed initially for a one year term with extension by mutual agreement for an additional one year term.

The National Manager of Coaching Development has focus on securing a coaching development strategy between clubs, states and OA to enhance the number and quality of coaches, support athlete improvement at all levels, and raise the quality of coaching activities. This forms an important part of OA’s objective of strengthening coaching availability as part of giving all orienteers, regardless of their current level in the sport, the opportunity to improve their performance to the best of their ability.

The core responsibilities of the position are:
• The national coaching development program and standards
• Coach accreditation and re-accreditation
• Coach and athlete development materials and curricula, and
• Monitoring and development of the coach and athlete pathways in collaboration with the Head Coach.

The National Manager of Coaching Development position description is as described in the attached. There may be scope, if mutually agreed, for this role to take on additionally funded project work.

Formal coaching qualifications and experience in coaching would be a significant advantage.

Remuneration: $35 per hour, plus the superannuation contribution guarantee of 9.5% (SGC), and reimbursement of reasonable work related expenses.

Applicants are requested to outline experience and aspirations for the role on no more than two A4 pages and forward to the Orienteering Australia Executive Officer.

Application deadline is 12th February 2021.