Seeking coaches: Little Shredders Schools Program

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Seeking coaches: Little Shredders Schools Program

SnowSports ACT is seeking casual coaches to teach the Little Shredders program in ACT schools in Term 2.

About Little Shredders
Little Shredders is a new ‘off-snow’ program aimed at teaching primary aged children the basics of snow sports without actually visiting the slopes.

The program is a Ski and Snowboard Australia (SSA) and Australian Sports Commission (ASC) partnership program, is an approved Sporting Schools activity.

Based on the Burton Ringlet program, Little Shredder utilises custom-made modified equipment built specifically for use in the school yard, and is an introductory program that teaches children the fundamental skills and knowledge to prepare them for an on-snow experience.


Job Description: Little Shredders Coach

As a coach you will be responsible for delivering the Little Shredders program to schools in the ACT following the lesson plans as per the curriculum provided.

Professional coaching qualifications are not necessary, just an interest in snow sports and teaching kids new skills. There will be training session given to successful candidates on how to teach the Little Shredders program.

Type of Employment: Casual

Dates and Hours: Depending on your availability, coaches are specifically needed for:

Tuesdays and Thursdays: May 9 – 25, 9am – 3pm.
Mondays: May 22 – June 26, 9am – 1pm.

Pay: $25 an hour

Location: ACT Primary Schools

Reports To: SnowSports ACT Executive Officer, Wendy Olsen.

Selection Criteria:

  • Experienced snow sports participant
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be available during school hours on the dates above.

If successful, coaches will need to a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration and Membership with Ski & Snowboard Australia for 2017-2018.

To register your interest, please contact Wendy Olsen on 0422 240 483 or email by March 20.

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