Secondary School Sport Vacancies

A list of sport vacancies at secondary schools and other sport organisations within the greater Wellington region.

Sport and Engagement Manager – College Sport Wellington

Position Title:  Sport and Engagement Manager

Based: College Sport Wellington Offices, Thorndon Quay, Wellington

Position Type:  Permanent Full Time

 College Sport Wellington promotes, facilitates, coordinates and delivers sporting opportunities and initiatives to the 42 secondary schools in the greater Wellington region. We are the Wellington arm of a national network of offices engaged with secondary school sport and are partnered in our endeavours by SportNZ, Sport Wellington, School Sport NZ, regional and national sports organisations, individual school Heads of Sport and ultimately, are responsible to the Principals of our member schools. We operate out of the Sport Wellington offices in Thorndon Quay.

Our core business is focussed on maximising the sporting opportunities available to students in secondary schools and supporting schools and regional sports organisations achieve this. Much of the business is centred around seasonal interschool competition and providing support to those working within the school communities.

As one of three Sport Managers, you will be responsible for; 1) managing and delivering a portfolio of sports including Athletics, Racquet Sports, Waterpolo, Underwater Hockey, Softball and Golf; and 2) developing College Sport Wellington’s engagement with its stakeholders, through a range of social and traditional mediums.

In addition to being passionate about young people and sport, the person we seek should have:

  • a sport-related tertiary qualification and experience working in the sport and/or education sectors
  • an understanding and passion for engaging youth, in particular developing the potential of online media platforms
  • a drive to ensure young people’s sporting opportunities are maximised
  • mature organisational and communication skills
  • an ability to take initiative and work independently

If you have this skill set, are passionate about sport and enjoy being part of a small team in a professional workplace, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply, please email your curriculum vitae and cover letter with any appropriate supporting documentation to by close of business on 23 September with ‘Sport Manager’ in the subject line.  For a full position description, click here

Sports Coordinator – Wellington High School

Wellington High School is a coeducational, non-uniform secondary school in Wellington City with a roll of 1,300. We work collaboratively and inclusively to inspire our community of active, connected and free-thinking learners. At our core is WERO: Whanau, Excellence, Respect and Ora.

For 2020 we are looking for a Sports Coordinator to join our school. T he Sports Coordinator has a key role in providing administrative support for the school’s sports and activities programme.  To be successful in this role, you will be someone with excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills who enjoys working with a wide range of stakeholders.

This is a term-time only, full-time, permanent position.

For a full job description, or further information email

To apply, submit a covering letter with your CV and details of two referees to

Deadline for applications: 4pm, Friday 11 October 2019.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.”

Rowing Coaches – Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Karori, Wellington is seeking Rowing Coaches, or a Coaching team, to lead our successful and developing school rowing programme.

We are a high-performing independent Anglican school with an outstanding reputation for excellence in all aspects of achievement. With a focus on an holistic education, we develop in our students the grit and grace to support them in lives of meaning.

For more information, download the Coach ad:  Samuel Marsden Rowing Coach ad

or contact Eliott Brookes Director of Sport –