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Schools & Community Officer

The West Coast Eagles is a dynamic and exciting brand that prides itself on its core values and unique culture.  We are entering an exciting time as we prepare to play at the new Optus Stadium and plan our move to a new elite training and administration facility in Lathlain.  

As a Schools and Community Officer you will use your strong communication and interpersonal skills along with your skilled initiative to plan, organise, present and evaluate enjoyable and effective programs.

Reporting to the Schools and Community Coordinator this role is required to:     

  • Coordinate the Community and Game Developments high schools programs
  • Assist with coordination, development and delivery of the club’s other education programs, including Eagles Rock My School, Eagle Insight, AGL Aboriginal Leadership Program and AFL Multicultural Schools Program
  • Assist with the coordination and delivery of the club’s Game Development programs including the Naitanui Academy, Female Academy and 2nd Generation Academy
  • Organise and conduct tours of the club’s facilities for schools and community groups
  • Coordinate and participate in the delivery of programs in regional areas, including the Kicking Goals program in the Pilbara and AFL Community Camp
  • Help to coordinate and prepare players for various community appearances and events
  • Assist with the coordination and support of the SEDA partnership

This position requires someone who is comfortable public speaking, presenting clinics and events. We want our Schools and Community Officer to have the strong ability to design programs and resources that align with the Australian Curriculum.

Tertiary qualifications in Education and Science would be highly regarded.

There is a requirement for all full time staff to assist on match days and other events as required by the club, which includes weekends. The remuneration and benefits provided factor in this requirement.

We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and non-indigenous people.

It is a requirement for all applications to be submitted via Seek and include a covering letter and resume. Applications without a covering letter will not be accepted.

Applications close at 12pm on Friday 23rd February, 2018

This role is not open to recruitment agencies.