Temple Carrig School is seeking to appoint new rugby coaches for the 2023/24 season. A backs coach for the JCT squad and an additional team coach are required.

The school are inviting applications from suitably-qualified persons with relevant coaching experience to join a relatively new, highly motivated and thriving rugby department to help drive rugby forward at the school. The positions will take effect from the August, 2023.


  • IRFU coaching qualifications or a willingness to undertake

Key Responsibilities and abilities

  • Have a strong technical and tactical knowledge of all aspects of the game.
  • Be capable of leading large numbers of players.
  • To have experience of working in a rugby school or club environment.
  • To be adaptable and able to work collaboratively with other coaches, teachers and the head of rugby.
  • Develop a winning culture with game plans and training strategies focused on getting the optimal results from players on match days.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver coaching sessions for U14’s up to U19’s.
  • Evaluate, analyse and reflect on all coaching sessions and games with the coaching team and players.
  • Attend all coaching sessions and matches involved with the relevant school teams.
  • Mentor and advise coaches and players within the club and deliver workshops when required.
  • Lead the team culture, working with other team management to ensure the team is organised, disciplined and has a positive team spirit ensuring the team has pride in themselves, the school and their sponsors.

Key Qualities

  • Leadership and self-awareness
  • Technical and tactical knowledge
  • Player management
  • Planning and communication skills
  • Commitment, patience and enthusiasm
  • Athletic Development experience
  • Performance Analysis software experience

Applications, including a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae should be submitted to the Head of Rugby at the school Pete Beirne peterbeirne@templecarrigschool.ie no later than 10am on Friday 16th June, 2023.

The school is an equal opportunities employer.