Onslow College Seek Director of Sport



POSITION                         Director of Sport

TENURE                              Permanent Position

HOURS                                 Full-time (40 hours per week), an ability to work weekends and travel nationally

REMUNERATION           Support Staff in School’s Collective Agreement

DEPARTMENT                Sport

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced sports administrator to lead and manage a small team at Onslow College. The key objectives of the role are to coordinate sporting activities and enhance the delivery of sport programmes at the school and the people who participate in them.

Experience in sports administration and developing relationships with community personnel and groups is essential. Successful applicants will have strong administrative skills and be able to build rapport with a variety of people quickly.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised and efficient with an eye for detail
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Thorough and shows initiative
  • Able to work under pressure
  • A team player

and who has:

  • A quality service orientation
  • High expectations
  • The ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience in developing relationships and strategic alliances with community personnel and groups
  • Strong administration skills
  • A sense of humour

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Use a range of technologies.
  • Produce well written correspondence and documentation
  • Establish, maintain and improve systems



Onslow College is a state secondary school located in Johnsonville, Wellington. Established in 1956, the college has approximately 1250 students, 140 staff and covers 14 hectares. The website www.onslow.school.nz details the college history and current events.

If position sounds like the challenge you have been looking for please email vacancy@onslow.school.nz to request an application pack.

Sport and recreation are seen as integral parts of the physical and personal development of students. Physical exercise promotes a sense of personal well-being, enhancing both bodily health and intellectual performance.

Onslow College students participate and compete successfully in a wide range of sporting activities. Many represent their sport at regional and national levels.


Applications close at 4:00 pm Friday 4 August 2017