Archive for month: August, 2019

The Damascus College Rowing program has developed a unique and proud tradition with over 70 participants, in its young seven year existence. We are committed to continual improvement and strengthening the strong foundations that have been established thus far.

Following a review of our Rowing program that has resulted in an expanded leadership structure, our College is seeking to appoint an experienced secondary-level educator with a love of and experience in rowing. The role will take up the leadership and coordination of the College Rowing program and oversee the development of a program that provides a whole-of-person educational experience for our students.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding leader, motivator and role model with demonstrated ability to nurture and affect positive relationships and wellbeing outcomes for students. Their teaching practice will be informed by an understanding of contemporary teaching methods and personal experience in the use of relevant coaching techniques.
This is an ongoing, full time position commencing during the 2019-20 Rowing Season (July-March). Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience, and the successful candidate will be provided with appropriate time-release to accommodate Rowing program commitments including attendance at Regattas, Camps and events.

Please refer to the Rowing Coordinator position description located on the College’s website (Employment Section), for further details about this role and Application instructions. A copy of the position description can also be found here.

All applicants are asked to provide a brief written response to each of the key selection criteria located in the position description, as part of the application process.

Should you require any further information about employment at Damascus College, please contact the HR Manager at 03 5337 2222 or email at

Our College offers a supportive team environment with strong opportunities for professional challenge and growth. Our students and staff enjoy modern facilities in an inspiring 50 acre bush setting, only 7km from the Ballarat CBD.

This community is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care.

Applications are invited for the position of the ACT High Performance Head Coach. Applications should be submitted by Wednesday 11 September. Late applications will be considered at the discretion of the Panel.

The ACT High Performance Head Coach is part of a trilateral initiative between Rowing Australia, the ACT Academy of Sport and Rowing ACT. The Head Coach’s role is to lead and implement strategies within the ACT that contribute to sustainable success for Australian rowing internationally. The successful applicant will need to be a highly experienced and accredited coach and be able to demonstrate experience in planning, organising and implementing comprehensive high-performance coaching program for elite athletes including effective Talent Identification.  The full job description can be found here.

Base remuneration is a $85,000 package including superannuation. A higher salary may be paid where the Panel considers it justified taking into account the applicants qualifications and experience. A car is provided to assist in rowing activities.

Inquiries and applications should be directed to Alison Creagh at Documentation and process inquiries should be made to Katrina at, phone 0478 622342.