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Junior Sport Instructors - casual

  • Do you want to progress your career in children’s sports program delivery?
  • Casual positions located at St Lucia campus
  • Free access to all UQ Sport Venues

UQ Sport

UQ Sport is an independent, not-for-profit organisation responsible for the promotion of sport, physical recreation and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle within The University of Queensland and broader communities. We deliver over 380 diverse programs to students, staff and alumni of the University and general public.

UQ Sport, winner of the HRD Bronze Employer of Choice award, employs over 70 permanent staff and over 240 casuals throughout St Lucia and Gatton campuses. As an employer we pride ourselves on our commitment to achieving work life balance through flexible working arrangements, health and wellbeing initiatives, and providing a fun and supportive environment.

The role

UQ Sport is seeking motivated and enthusiastic Junior Sport Instructors to join our energetic and fun team! This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone studying Education and who is passionate about working with children. This role gives you a chance to build the skills needed in this field and gain valuable experience in our supportive working environment to kick-start your career.

Reporting to the Coordinator – Schools & Kids, Instructors are responsible for the day-to-day delivery of junior sport programs under the supervision of the Junior Sport Supervisor. This includes multi-activity holiday programs and school sport programs for UQSport to create a safe and actively engaging environment that will maximise participation and meet industry best practice standards.

Duties and responsibilities

This role will see you delivering game-sense and sports specific activities to increase involvement of children in junior sport programs. You will deliver age-appropriate activities in line with the program schedule and ensure that children are actively engaged.

Skills and experience

You will have demonstrated experience in the delivery of sport and recreation programs for children. You are enthusiastic, self-motivated, energetic and personable with excellent communication skills. Your exceptional relationship building skills will see you integrating well within the organisation. Your well-developed planning and organisational skills will put you ahead of the rest.

To be successful in this role you must have the following qualifications:

  • First Aid/CPR Certificates
  • Blue Card

Benefits

  • FREE access to all UQ Sport venues
  • FREE entry to group fitness programs
  • Discount on a range of UQ Sport offerings
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply

Applications close COB Thursday 23 August 2018. To apply please email your resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the essential requirements as listed in the position description to hrapplications@uqsport.com.au.

Please note applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

For further information, please contact Rebecca Dwan, Coordinator – Schools & Kids at RebeccaD@uqsport.com.au.

Download the position description (PDF).

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