Cranbourne Secondary College now has an AFL SportsReady traineeship available for people looking to kick-start a career in Sport & Rec. The position is based at the College and expression of interest is now open for commencement in early 2024.

What’s On Offer?

  • Work on-site with Cranbourne Secondary College
  • Supportive team environment
  • As an AFL SportsReady trainee, you will work on-site, earning an income while gaining valuable workplace experience
  • You will study for a fully nationally accredited qualification
  • You will be supported by a dedicated AFL SportsReady Educator and Field Officer to help you achieve your goals
  • If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, you will also receive one-on-one mentoring support and networking

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist with planning and preparation of school sporting events and camps.
  • Assisting teachers in organising resources for Health, PE and Outdoor Education lessons.
  • Be able to plan and run a variety of sports and recreation activities that cater for the diversity and interests of students
  • Participate in excursions (both day excursions and overnight) and camps at all year levels, with the responsibility to assist with the supervision of participants.
  • Assist classroom teachers in classes where required.
  • Preparation of excursion forms and documentation.
  • Manage equipment, permission forms and booking facilities.
  • Complete stocktake of the PE & Sport Storerooms, liaise and complete purchase orders for required equipment.
  • To follow the direction of your supervisor, Head of Department, Sports Coordinator and members of the HPE learning team.
  • Demonstrate duty of care to students in relation to their physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Attend relevant school-organised activities, meetings, sporting events and professional learning opportunities (as required).
  • Commit to ongoing professional development.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the school’s child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies and procedures relating to child safety
  • Contribute to a healthy and safe work environment for yourself and others, as well as comply with all safe work policies and procedure
  • Communication with key stakeholders within the school community (Principal, leadership team, staff, students, parents/guardians, visitors to the school, community groups and external support services).

Job Requirements for this role

  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to problem-solve, good time management, organisational, and communication skills
  • Willingness to commit to a 12-month traineeship and attend regular training sessions with your educator
  • Obtain a Working With Children’s Check.


  • National Training wage award plus 10.5% superannuation
  • A fully funded qualification

More Information

  • People with tertiary qualifications need not apply. Current university applicants may have to defer their studies to be eligible for this traineeship.
  • This position is best suited to a recent secondary school leaver.

Applications for this position have now closed.