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Head of Rugby (Union & League) - The Rockhampton Grammar School

  • Support participation in rugby union & rugby league
  • Drive performance of the program
  • Provide opportunities to progress in each sport
  • Either teaching or non-teaching role
  • Permanent Full Time role with 8 weeks holiday
  • Based in stunning Rockhampton (QLD)

Established in 1881, The Rockhampton Grammar School (RGS) is one of the oldest schools in Australia. An independent, co-educational day school and Queensland’s largest boarding school, RGS offers an Early Learning to Year 12 educational journey. As Central Queensland’s best performing school for academic excellence, RGS also offers a huge range of co-curricular activities including sport, music, dance, agriculture, outdoor education and much more.

Rockhampton is a city that's all about liveability, with affordable country living and all the big city advantages, river and mountain views, a thirty-minute drive to some of Queensland’s great beaches, and an easy commute to work - all in one place.

The Head of Rugby (Union & League) must be passionate about the development of school rugby union & rugby league. The main functions of the role are to support and encourage participation in rugby union & rugby league at RGS, through leading staff and students in representing the School positively, to develop the skills of every member in an effort to reach excellence and provide members with opportunities to progress in the sport during and beyond RGS.

This position is offered as either a teaching or non-teaching role. If the successful applicant is offered the position as a teaching role, a reduced teaching load will be assigned specific to the experienced teaching area of the candidate.

The Head of Rugby (Union & League) is a full-time, permanent position, working 38 hours per week with a requirement to work 44 weeks per year, and has autonomy to oversee all aspects of the school rugby union & rugby league program. The role is responsible and accountable for the performance of the programs and their members. The role reports to the Director of Co-Curriculum and is well supported by the Sports Administrator, Sports Registrar and Parent Support Group. There are professional development opportunities within the role to further advance their skills. The School looks to liaise and develop relationships with elite rugby union & rugby league organisations.

To be considered for this role you will have significant rugby union and/or rugby league experience, either as a coach, athlete or administrator, ideally producing successful results with school-aged athletes. Your excellent planning, organisational and interpersonal communication skills will allow you to form effective working relationships with athletes, their coaches and parents.

This role presents a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the success of young rugby union & rugby league players at one of Queensland's leading schools.

How to Apply

Please note Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. If you are intending to apply, please do so now - we reserve the right to close the role as soon as sufficient merit applications are received.

Application Format: Candidates must complete and submit the COMPULSORY Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisement) at the time of applying. The Form contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application. Sportspeople Recruitment prefers a 1-2 page letter of introduction and a CV of no more than 6 pages, merged into the Application Form as one MS Word file.


The Head of Rugby (Union & League), The Rockhampton Grammar School search and recruitment process is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment.

In the first instance general enquiries should be directed to Scott Oakhill on 0408 258 337, FREECALL AU 1800 634 388 or +61 2 9555 5000.

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