Director of Sport Academies

Mt Albert Grammar School

Mount Albert Grammar School
Posted 1 month ago

This is a unique opportunity to join the staff of one of Auckland’s most successful schools as the Director of Sports Academies. Mount Albert Grammar School has a long tradition of sport and the school is proud of its success at the highest level, including national titles and top-level representation by current students and past students in a number of sports.

This role is supported by the Board of Trustees, Headmaster, Senior Leadership and experienced staff leading the individual sports academies.

As Director of Sport Academies, you will be expected to lead and manage all the school’s sporting academies. This position includes strategic and operational oversight of all the sports academies, management and leadership of the individual academy directors.

Person Specification
• Proven successful track record in Sports Management and/or overseeing Sports Programs and/or Academies
• A good understanding of NZ Secondary School Sport
• Actively involved in school sports at any level
• Actively involved in school and/or community organizations related to sports.
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Have excellent management and organizational skills with a successful background in managing programs and staff and successfully leading initiatives.
• Professional in appearance and manner.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Relates well and responds effectively to the requests of students, parents and staff.
• Must be competent with Microsoft and KAMAR.
• A Degree or Diploma in Sports Management or Sports Administration preferred.

This is a full-time position (which includes work over the weekends, after school hours and during school holidays).

Start Date: February 2024

Please refer to Staff Vacancies under the School section on our website ( for the job description.

Applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Any enquires to Sarah Hayes or (09) 815 4038.

Please send your cover letter, completed Mount Albert Grammar School staff application form and CV to

Applications close 4pm Monday 12th February

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