Positions Vacant

Positions Vacant - Netball Queensland

Netball Queensland are excited to announce the formation of our Youth Advisory Board. 
In creating the Youth Advisory Board, we have two objectives:

1.	to listen to the voice of young people: to provide a clear and formal avenue for young people to influence and shape our decision-making; and
2.	to build leaders for the future: to develop our youth and prepare them for leadership roles and responsibilities in the future.

We truly value a diversity of perspectives and experiences and we believe that netball’s future will be stronger and more successful if young people are informing our strategy.

Are you an accredited netball coach with demonstrated success in coaching elite, emerging elite or semi-professional teams?  

Are you a proven leader with a track record of identifying and developing athletes to higher representation? 

Do you want to lead the Queensland Sapphires to success in their Australian Netball Championships Campaign? 

If you answered yes to all the above, you could be our next Queensland Sapphires Head Coach and we would love to hear from you!

We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic and experienced professionals to join our team behind the team.
Don't see a role advertised but you think you've got what it takes to be a part of the team then get in touch today. 

The HART Sapphire Series aligns with Netball Queensland’s vison of transforming lives, by delivering an entertaining premier netball competition jam packed with local heroes and exciting talent on their pathway to superstardom! Commentators will inspire viewers with background insights and birds eye accounts of the live action, amplifying the excitement of the match and informing fans on the intricacies of elite netball. 


Our new Manager – Community Development will work with our delivery Netball Leads, Coach and official development Advisors and Community Development Officers to support the operational delivery of netball through clubs, associations and affiliate organisations across Queensland. 

2021 Performance & Pathways Programme

Interested in joining our pathways team? Then get in touch with us today. 

Casual Community Development Officers

The Role
Our Community Development Officers are often the first Netball Queensland touch point for many in our netball community and deliver programs that enable participants to strengthen their connection with netball and develop a love of the game. This includes:

• Developing strong relationships within Netball Associations, clubs and schools to support growth in participation and enjoyment of netball.
• Delivering coach, umpire and official development workshops for our club and association volunteers.
• Leading Netball Queensland participation programs including clinics, Sporting Schools programs and NetSetGo.
• Promoting diversity and inclusion in the netball community by supporting and delivering on Netball Queensland’s vision that anyone can play.

If you're interested in this role, please fill out our casual Community Development Officer form and we will be in touch. 

Netball Queensland Officials & Coaches

What’s involved?
Facilitating coaching accreditation courses and coaching workshops
Provide a positive, interactive and encouraging environment during courses and workshops to promote learning and development for coaches
Develop coach understanding of a player-centred approach and facilitate in a manner which supports this
Attend training workshops and be involved in ongoing support and development

What courses and workshops will you facilitate?  
Accreditation:  Development Face to Face coaching workshop, Intermediate, Advanced, Elite
Accreditation Assessments:  Intermediate, Advanced
Coaching Workshops:  NetSetGO, Sporting Schools, Next Step, Emerging Talent Program

We’re looking for coaches who:

are upbeat, enthusiastic  and experts at putting smiles on faces
want coaches to gain knowledge, skills, confidence and an ongoing desire to continue growing
have the relevant skills and experience to facilitate.
What you need to be a Netball Queensland Facilitator:

Relevant level of qualifications and experience
Complete the Application Form below
Attend relevant training workshops and take part in ongoing support activities
Be a registered member with Netball Queensland (you can register through your local club or Association)

Club & Association Coaching Positions

To advertise a current role at your club, association or school, please complete the form below. The Netball Queensland team will upload the position within 3-5 working days of the form submission. 

Position Description
● Liaise with Executive Committee or such other appointed persons to ensure adherence to QCNA philosophy and playing style. 
● Provide leadership, education, mentoring and support for all Association coaches. 
● Provide advice and mentoring to players and coaches as required. 
● Provide technical direction and monitoring of the player pathway for QCNA. 
● To play a key role in the recruitment and appointment of coaches for QCNA. 
● To provide technical direction and support for any Association programs, including injury prevention. 
● To ensure that the Netball Australia, Netball Queensland and QCNA philosophies and policies are understood and followed by coaches and players within the Association programs. 
● To provide regular feedback to coaches with regard to individual development and strategies for advancement. 
● To establish and maintain a talent identification network for the Association in relation to players and coaches. 
● To manage structure and process for retention and recruitment of players and coaches at end of each season. 
● Review and report on activities as required by the Executive Committee. 
● Attend to media requests and appearances as required. 
● Contribute to the growth and development of QCNA through relationships with educational, sporting and community organisations.
Time Commitment:
Full time
Qualifications Required:
Actively working towards Advanced
Available on request
Typical training & game day information:
Need to be flexible throughout the season with day, evening and weekend commitments
Other Relevant Information:  
The Association was established over 40 years ago and currently holds fixtures for Junior, Intermediate and Senior Women with potential for Junior Boys, Mens and mixed in the future.
Contact Person:  
Robbie Leikvold
Application Closing Date:  

Somerville House is currently seeking applications to recruit enthusiastic and experienced coaches for the 2021 season.

As these are casual positions, you will be advised by the Director of Sport and the Sport Co-ordinator of your working arrangements.

For the 2021 netball season, Years 7 – 12 students train on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 3:30pm – 5:30pm. Games are played on Saturday mornings on a Home and Away basis.

Junior Netball, Year 4-6 train on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30pm – 5:00pm. Juniors will play in one “Gala” Competition Day opposed to having fixtures on a weekly basis.

Application Process
Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend a short interview with the Director of Sport and individual Sport Co-ordinator. Terms and conditions of employment will be discussed during the interview.

Please apply directly via SEEK and address applications (CV and Cover letter) to employment@somerville.qld.edu.au.

Applications for this coaching position close 9.00am Friday 28th May 2021.

School Coaching Positions

To advertise a current role at your club, association or school, please complete the form below. The Netball Queensland team will upload the position within 3-5 working days of the form submission. 

Head of Netball
Qualifications Required:  Intermediate or higher
Time Commitment:  25 hours per week
Remuneration:  Available upon request
Application Closing Date:  22/3/2021
Contact Name:  Dane Robinson
Contact Email:  drobinson@stritas.qld.edu.a

Dates: Term 2 (late April through June)
Commitment: Training twice a week and Saturday morning game
Training Time: Option for two out of the following three:
•	Monday 3:45pm-5:00pm
•	Tuesday 3:45pm-5:00pm
•	Wednesday 6:45am-8:00am
Remuneration: Paid in lump sum at the end of season, dependent on the experience of the coach
If this role interests you, please contact Nathan Burgess for more details.