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2019 Queensland School Sport State Team Officials

The process for the appointment for the 2019 Queensland School Sport State Team Officials has now been completed and applicants have all been notified of the results.  There are however a number of vacancies.
QSS are calling for applications for the following positions:
  ·        *Aquathlon 12yrs & U Team                        (Manager)
·        Cricket 15yrs & U Girls Team                       (Coach)
·        Cricket 15yrs & U Girls Team                       (Manager)
·        Cross Country 10-19yrs B & G Team          *(AUSLAN Interpreter/Manager)
·        Football 15yrs & U  Girls Team                    (Coach)
·        Hockey 19yrs & U Boys Team                      (Coach)
·        Hockey 19yrs & U Girls Team                       (Manager)
·        Track & Field 10-12yrs B & G Team            *(AUSLAN Interpreter/Manager)
·        Water polo 17yrs & U Boys Team               (Manager)
·        Water polo 17yrs & U Girls Team               (Coach)

(positions listed in red are new positions) 


Applications will  close at 4pm  Wednesday 28th November 2018.



Applicants are required to complete the following documents and return them via email to




All team officials will be appointed by a selection panel who will take a number of items such as, sport specific committee endorsement and feedback, endorsement by regional school sport officers, written applications as submitted, previous performance (if the applicant has previously held a QSS team officials position) when making their decision

The process for appointment from this point forward will be: 

  • Applications will close Wednesday 28th November

  • Thursday 29 November - QSSU staff will provide a list of all applicants to sport specific committee executives & RSSOs for endorsement and committee feedback

  • Monday 3 December- sport specific committee feedback due to QSS Unit
  • Tuesday 4 December - QSS Selection Panel meet
  • Thursday 6 - sport specific committees and successful applicants will be informed of appointments.

Draft SSA Calendar (with QSS Exchanges)

  • Please refer to the SSA Draft Calendar for 2019 for dates and venues of championships.  For any event not listed please contact the QSS Officer responsible for the sport for which you are applying. 

Criteria for satisfactory performance as a QSS State Team Official:


Conditions of appointment 

  • Preference should be given to suitably qualified, practising, registered teachers. Non-teacher officials must provide evidence of holding a current Blue Card. 
  • At least one official appointed to each team must be a registered teacher.
  • At least one of the team officials must be of the same gender as the members of the team.
  • The Queensland coach should possess at least a current Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (or equivalent) - please note some sports may require a higher level of accreditation.
  • Sports Trainers must possess at least a current level one sports trainer qualification.
  • All team officials must also meet any additional sport specific criteria as listed in section 6.4 of the relevant sports competition procedures (found via the alphabetical list of sports on the left-hand side of the sports information tab found here).
  • All team officials must possess a current first aid / sports medicine and CPR qualification for the dates of the championship, training and travel days.