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Management committees – sports

Sport in South Australian schools is managed through a 2 tiered committee structure. This is an overview of the different bodies.

Management committees

School sport committee

The committee oversees the primary and secondary management committees and coordinates an integrated approach to the organisation and delivery of school sport in South Australia. The Department for Education school sport committee is made up of:

  • department director responsible for school sport (chair)
  • department sport and water safety manager
  • 2 representatives from Sapsasa (primary) management committee (chairperson plus 1 non school sport team member)
  • 2 representatives from secondary schools management committee (chairperson plus one non school sport team member)
  • school sport team leader (TL)
  • school sport assistant team leader (ATL)
  • School Sport unit manager/s (ex-officio).

Sapsasa (primary) management committee (SAPMC)

This management committee includes:

  • chairperson (principal endorsed by SAPPA)
  • School Sport SA TL
  • School Sport SA ATL
  • department sport and water safety manager
  • representative from the school sport team other than the TL or ATL
  • representative from the metro district convenors
  • representative from the country district convenors
  • non-government school sport representative
  • department school sport representative who works in some capacity in the Sapsasa program.

The last 4 positions cannot be represented by a member of the school sport team. One of these positions (Department for Education employees only) will be selected via ballot to represent the SAPMC on the department school sport committee.

Secondary schools management committee

This management committee includes:

  • chairperson (principal endorsed by SASPA)
  • School Sport SA TL
  • School Sport SA ATL
  • department sport and water safety manager
  • representative from the school sport team other than the TL or ATL
  • representative from the country zone convenors
  • non-government school sport representative
  • department school sport representative (who will represent SSMC on the department school sport committee).

The last 3 positions cannot be represented by a member of the school sport team.

Contact

School Sport SA

Phone: 8416 5900
Email: education.schoolsportsa [at] sa.gov.au