Program Coordinator, Health and Physical Education

$118,626 - $129,810 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Baldivis WA, Australia
  • 12 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Baldivis Secondary College
Program Coordinator - Health and Physical Education
Level 3, $118,626 - $129,810 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA692826

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022

Baldivis Secondary College provides an exciting and dynamic professional opportunity for passionate and committed professionals to join with other like-minded people to provide an engaging and successful learning experience for young people in the Baldivis community and a rewarding professional career for themselves.

At Baldivis Secondary College our most valuable assets do not appear on our balance sheet..... they are our people, those dedicated staff who individually bring their special skills and attributes to the role and who collectively come together with other like-minded people to provide a level of service excellence in all that we do.

The college is seeking to appoint a committed and effective leader to join our senior leadership team in the role of Program Coordinator – Health and Physical Education. The successful applicant will be an educational leader who is dynamic, strategic, innovative and proactive. They will have a capacity to develop effective programs and manage processes where evidence based decision making is standard practice and will possess an ability to build capacity in their staff using the tools of classroom observation which is a guiding philosophy of the schools vision and culture.

The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong and sustainable partnerships. The successful applicant will work to develop the professional practice of staff in all contexts of health and physical education and will possess flexibility and an ability to work collaboratively and effectively within a team environment. Using effective curriculum planning and a distributive leadership model as the basis for quality instruction the successful applicant will lead their team in the development and implementation of Western Australian Health and Physical Education curriculum.

They will be responsible for improving learning outcomes through quality curriculum, including the incorporation of literacy, numeracy and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capabilities. A fundamental aspect of this role will be to support the development of innovative classroom practices and provide leadership to academic staff in providing integrated, personalised, authentic and relevant learning experiences for students.

The Program Coordinator will bring with them a passion for student achievement, innovative thinking and ability to work in a fast paced environment. They will be a highly skilled classroom teacher who leads by example as there is a requirement to undertake a 0.4 FTE teaching load in their area of expertise.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:

  • Capacity to provide effective leadership in a diverse range of educational settings;
  • High level of interpersonal and public relations skills that demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to achieve planned outcomes;
  • Professional knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to ensure a high level of educational outcomes for all students (e.g. Aboriginal students, students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and students with special needs).
  • Capacity to manage physical and financial resources.

Applications will be assessed against the work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Baldivis Secondary College can be found by visiting or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:

Please contact Vicki Forth, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9523 3600 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Tanya Korljan, Human Resources Officer on 0477 360 135.

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
  • A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


Employees will be required to:

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • hold a recognised qualification in teaching and be currently registered or eligible for registration to teach in Western Australia;
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.


Employees will be required to:

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 20 August 2021




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Baldivis
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-20 4:30 PM


Physical Education and Sports

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Job Closing Date

20 Aug, 2021