Sports Internship in a High School

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Sports Internship in a High School

from £2,400
Duration: from 4 weeks to 12 weeks
Countries: Australia
Combines coaching with sports administration, lesson planning, monitoring student performance, assisting the PE teachers in all aspects of their work, assisting with lessons, and much more.
Summary

Sports Internship in a High School

SUMMARY: THE BASICS

Price: £2,400 (approx. US$2,980) for 4 weeks
£300 (approx. US$375) for each additional week.

Excludes flights. 

Duration: From 4 weeks to 12 weeks or longer, subject to visa requirements.

Start Dates: Projects start every Thursday, during school term times only (see “Work Content”) – you choose your start and finish dates.

Requirements: You should be studying a Sports-related subject at university or college, or be qualified. You should also be aged 18 or over.


What's included:

►Arranging your Programme,
►Full pre-departure support and assistance,
►Payment Protection insurance,
►Accommodation,
►Meeting you at the nearest airport,
►Transfer to your accommodation
►Local in-country team support and backup,
►24-hr emergency support,
►Certificate of Completion


What's not included: Flights, Insurance, Cost of Visas (if a visa is required), Food, Daily transport to and from your project, Return transfer to airport.


Who can do this Programme? This project is open to all nationalities and all ages over 18. Suitable for gap years or those taking a year out, grown-up gappers, career breakers, anyone interested in gaining overseas work experience or an internship for university credit or requirement.
Also suitable for anyone just wanting to study abroad and learn about sports management practice overseas.
 


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WORK CONTENT AND DESCRIPTION

This excellent Sports Internship is based at a superb school with a well developed Sports Department. There are 1,800 students, who are all encouraged to participate in more than their academic studies alone. The School has a wide selection of specialist programs that run alongside their academic programs. The school is particularly proud of their competitive Swimming program, their sports facilities, and their ‘Gifted and Talented Music Program’.

The main school we work with has a superb reputation and excellent facilities. Physical Education takes place twice a week throughout Years 8, 9 and 10. Students can also complement their PE classes with Dance, Outdoor Education, Racquet Focus or extra PE Cricket/AFL (Aussie Rules). The School is the current Grade A Champions in Swimming and Athletics. Other competitive sports they participate in include Football, Netball, Soccer, Rugby Union, Cricket, Basketball, Cross-Country Running and Water Polo.

You’ll get a well-rounded experience and knowledge of how a Sports Department is run in a high-quality, mainstream school in Australia. You’ll work with the Head of Department and the PE Teachers. The areas of work you’ll be involved in include:

Assisting the PE teachers with the many various aspects of administration they need to deal with
Assisting with lesson planning
Monitoring student performance
Shadowing the PE teachers
Assisting with lessons
You’ll get a lot of exposure to Australian sporting interests - not forgetting, of course, Aussie Rules football. This sport is extremely popular! But there are lots of different types of sports available at the school, including

Athletics
Football,
Netball,
Soccer,
Rugby Union,
Cricket,
Basketball,
Cross-Country Running
Water Polo
At times there may also be canooeing, surfing and beach volley ball. School lessons last for 40 minutes and the school day runs from around 8:45 - 2:45 pm.

SCHOOL TERM TIMES AND PROJECT DATES:

This project runs during the school terms. The school terms are as follows:


Term 1 Wednesday 1 February - Friday 7 April
Term 2 Monday 24 April - Friday 30 June
Term 3 Monday 17 July - Friday 22 September
Term 4 Monday 9 October - Thursday 14 December
2018

Term 1 Wednesday 31 January - Friday 13 April
Term 2 Monday 30 April - Friday 29 June
Term 3 Monday 16 July - Friday 21 September
Term 4 Monday 8 October - Thursday 13 December
Different sports have different seasons and the main sports are as follows:

February - April: Swimming, Tennis, Cricket, Athletics
May - July: Rugby Union & League, Football (soccer) , Hockey, Netball, Australian football
August – October: Football, Netball. AFL
October - December: Athletics, Cricket, Cross Country & Football.

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