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  • Date posted

    June 28, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Gauteng Johannesburg


Stithians College is a prominent and transformative South African school; one that inspires excellence and makes a world of difference. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. We are an independent, non- profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg.


You are an ambitious sports professional who wants to grow and lead the vision for Rugby across all schools at St Stithians College and ensure that this vision is understood by all involved in the sport including pupils, staff, parents, prospective parents, and any other relevant stakeholders.

You aspire to lead and manage the rugby programme for St Stithians College as a whole. In this position you will innovate, develop, partner and manage the College’s Rugby Precinct, developing strategies, plans, policies and programmes to ensure an integrated Long-Term Rugby Development Plan to meet the College’s expansive needs. This would need to include a School and age-appropriate rugby development plan. 

Your responsibilities will include driving, benchmarking and monitoring the College rugby programme through strategic direction to ensure that the College strives towards becoming a leading rugby school in the country. You will be Responsible for player and coach development with a focus on the improvement of the technical, tactical and mental abilities of players and coaches. You are well networked and are known for developing, fostering and sustaining meaningful partnerships with a variety of stakeholders both internally and externally.

To be successful in this role you will be required to ensure that St Stithians College remains on the cutting edge in relation to International and National best practice in the Rugby.

You are diplomatic, decisive, inclusive and a source of energy and inspiration. Strong values, integrity and sound corporate governance are non-negotiable principles for you as evidenced in your organisational, managerial, communicative and leadership style.

In line with the College Statement of Spirituality, College staff members are required to demonstrate a commitment to live and work within the values, Christian ethos and mission of the College

For a detailed copy of the job profile for this role, please CLICK HERE

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

This exciting opportunity which will be available from September 2024.

Please submit your application no later than 8 July 2024:

The College reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. The College makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives.

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