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NATIONAL TEAMS STAFF (NZ16S, NZ18S, KIWI
New Zealand Rugby League is seeking suitably qualified coaches,
managers and trainers for the NZ 16s, NZ 18s and the Kiwi Ferns
These positions will a fixed-term basis and will be finalised
with the successful candidates.
The women have been locked in for an Anzac Test curtainraiser in
Brisbane on May 1, the 18s will face Australian Schools in October,
but no fixtures have been confirmed for the 16s yet.
The coaches will prepare individuals and the team for their best
possible performance for the duration of their campaign. To perform
these roles successfully, the coaches must perform all requirements
in these job descriptions to a high standard.
The head coach, supported by their assistant
coach, has overall responsibility for implementing NZRL
philosophies with regard to development and playing of rugby league
by the players he/she is allocated.
Complimenting this, the successful individuals will have sound
processes around talent ID, developing an athlete-centred
environment and team management.
The head coach has a key leadership and mentoring role for the
team, having a significant impact on player development, player
motivation and overall playing performance of the team.
The head coach will demonstrate the ability to effectively lead
and manage individuals, team and staff, while meeting the desired
outcomes set out in this job description.
Assistant coaches must also have sound
processes around talent ID, developing team culture and working in
a team environment. They must demonstrate leadership throughout the
tenure of their appointment and be a mentor for the athletes when
The ability to effectively lead and manage individuals, and meet
the targets set in conjunction with the head coach and NZRL is
essential to the success of this assistant's role.
They must be able to compliment the vision and objectives of the
head coach, utilising their coaching skills, leadership and
experience where applicable.
Due to the nature of these teams, the coaches must have the
ability to travel nationally and internationally.
The team manager provides support to the
coaches and trainer by attending to all administration matters
relating to the team and its players.
The manager will be the key person responsible for liaising
between the team and NZRL. They will accurately manage all
financial and logistical requirements for the team by strictly
following NZRL financial/ travel policy and practices.
There is an expectation that the team manager will provide a
detailed review at the end of the campaign/ tour in a timely
All members of the management team will be role model for the
players and other management staff. All management staff will
adhere to the NZRL pledge and live these values.
The successful applicant must be able to travel and will need a
current NZ driver's licence and have a mobile phone for
Team trainers have responsibilities for
developing and implementing programmes to ensure the players
possess the physical fitness and well-being to reduce the risk of
injury and to deliver the coaches game plan
The trainer must show a duty of care towards the
players under their charge in terms of lifestyle, nutrition,
training and injury prevention. The role will involve mentoring
players on making quality choices in terms of nutrition, training
and general lifestyle decisions relating to their playing careers
Team trainers need to be able to tailor their programmes to
reflect the age and ability of the players they are training.
Applications should be emailed to email@example.com by 5pm on
Friday, March 6, 2015.
NB: Candidates will be shortlisted by March 9, with interviews
to be held from Friday, March 13 in Auckland.
NZRL is a proven performer on the world stage and as a community
leader dedicated to affecting social change within our community
Our vision: Te Iwi Kiwi - build a stronger family, community
Our mission: To serve & lead our people to success through
rugby league "more than just a game"
Our Values: Integrity, respect, leadership, courage, passion
National Team Head Coach Postion Description
National Team Assistant Coach Position Description
National Team Manager Position Description
National Team Trainer Position Description
2015 AKARANA REP STAFF
Akarana Rugby League is calling for applications for 2015
representative team roles - coaches, managers & trainers for
premier men, women 17s & 15s.
Applicants must have or be willing gain the following
accreditation before the rep season - Senior Club Coach, NZRL Level
1 Manager & NZRL Level 1 Trainer.
All applications should be addressed to:
Akarana Rugby League
PO Box 12 712, Penrose
or email Evelyn Brooker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should include the applicant's full CV, along with
a covering letter.
Applications close Friday, February 27, 2015.
AKARANA ZONE DIRECTORS
NZ Rugby League's Akarana Zone is seeking applications for
independent directors for 2015/16.
Akarana is the regional organisation charged with leading,
developing, promoting and fostering rugby league in Auckland
Central, North Harbour and Waitakere.
The zone board comprises seven directors, of which three are
appointed as independent directors and four are elected directors.
The independent appointments panel is seeking applications for two
The Panel will assess candidates against a range of criteria
- Clear understanding of governance functions and principles
- Knowledge of and interest in the development of rugby
- Knowledge of how community-based programmes are run
- Occupational skills that add value to the board business
- A strong network across the business and/or league
If you would like to make a difference to rugby league in our
community and have the necessary attributes, please complete the
attached application here,
and send with a full CV and cover letter outlining your suitability
for the role to:
Auckland Zone Appointments Panel
PO Box 12712, Penrose
Applications close 5pm, Friday, February 20 2015.
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