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  • Date posted

    June 26, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Gauteng Johannesburg


St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.


Within the Girls’ College we strive to produce confident young women who are able to lead lives of conviction and purpose.

The College’s Methodist focus offers our young women important guiding principles enabling of this life of purpose which is central to the Saints Honour Code, namely “Honour God, Honour others and Honour self”. The Girls’ College provides a safe, nurturing and inclusive community where young women are encouraged to explore, experiment and investigate.

Part-Time Athletics Coach

The College invites applications for the above-mentioned position which will be available from 16 September 2024.  Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills, passion and competencies to take on this leadership position.


  • Proven performance of coaching and mentoring student athletes; including experience in the pastoral space
  • Relevant sport related sport qualifications
  • Clearance from the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) confirming no record of sexual offences against children and mentally impaired people or a valid police clearance certificate
  • Ability to manage practices and work nights and/or weekends
  • Conflict management skills
  • Proven ability to work with diverse teams and/or a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Understands and adheres to the by-laws, policies, procedures, regulations, and rules of St Stithians College


  • The coaching of students during team practices (planning and executing of practice sessions)
  • The attendance and coaching of students at home and away fixtures (including all relevant tournaments and/or festivals)
  • Complete attendance registers and capture relevant data at all practices
  • Write termly sport comments for each student and submit them timeously to the relevant TIC
  • Committed to the development of each player and help students develop in the sport, and teach good sportsmanship
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes, coaching staff, parents and staff that support athletics.
  • The attendance and coaching of students at athletics meets,in Gauteng.
  • Work collaboratively with other coaches and the greater athletics community
  • Represent the Girls’ College, at relevant events, with honour and pride

 To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 19 July 2024

Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only.

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

Peter Place | Lyme Park | Sandton | 2191 Private Bag 2 | Randburg | 2125 | South Africa

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contactedSt Stithians College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer

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