The part-time role of Emerging Talent Referee Coach has been created to provide identified referees and assistant referees officiating in NPL, FQPL and NPLW competitions with expert coaching, advice and support. The successful applicant will oversee the development of Queensland’s most talented referees to ensure a constant supply of referees capable of refereeing at the highest level.
Within the context of a professional refereeing framework, the primary purpose of this role is to improve the level of match officiating in Queensland’s National Premier Leagues and the Football Queensland Premier League competitions.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
- Administration support for State Referee Development Officer
- Assist in the operation of a Referee Academy Program
- Work with Referee Academy to implement upgrade strategy
- Design and implement individual coaching plans for identified referees
- Identify referees participating in the Academy who are suitable to partake in upgrade courses
- Review Referee Assessors reports and provide feedback to NPL/FQPL/NPLW Referees
- Provide coaching expertise to correct any technical issues identified
- Contribute as a member of the NPL/FQPL/NPLW referee selection panel
- Perform talent identification activities by attending various championships and tournaments as required
- Other duties and tasks as directed by State Referee Development Officer.
- Review match official appointments and liaise with the State Referee Administrator to problem solve any issues
- Assist the State Referee Manager and State Referee Development Officer to establish a transparent and accessible panel system for all levels of referees in Queensland football
- Provide written reports as required to the State Referee Manager and/or State Referee Development Officer
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND BEHAVIOUR REQUIRED:
- Current FFA Level 2 Instructor and Assessor
- Current Level 1 Referee (Theory)
- Current FFA Level 3 Futsal Referee or as a minimum, be prepared to undertake course with a positive outcome
- Experience in the coaching of referees
- Technically competent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Ability to self-motivate, and motivate others with your enthusiastic approach to referee coaching
- Ability to work unique hours inclusive of weekends and evening work as required
- Ability to undertake domestic travel in delivery of essential job related activities
- Current driver’s licence
- Hold a valid Working with Children Check
To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to Murray Bird at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on Friday, 3 January.