Physical Education Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Corrigin WA, Australia
  • 21 Jul, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching – Secondary

Job Description

Independent Public School - Wheatbelt Education Region
Corrigin District High School
Teacher - Physical Education
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH690236

This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2021

Corrigin District High School (DHS) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Physical Education teacher to join their team.

Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:

  • 10 percent employer contributions to superannuation
  • 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
  • more than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
    subsidised accommodation where applicable
  • free relocation

Our School

Corrigin DHS is situated in the Southern Wheatbelt 240 km from Perth, and caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 10 (K-10). We are proud of our strong ethos of a caring, inclusive learning community where every student is treated with kindness as a valued individual. Students have opportunity to develop as courageous, accepting and resilient individuals and are encouraged to take responsibility for their own excellence as citizens of good character.

The successful applicant will join our highly valued staff and be provided opportunities for leadership and innovation. Teachers at Corrigin DHS possess excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate a willingness to develop relationships with our students and families to inspire lifelong learning. We are seeking a teacher who will reflect on their practice and continually strives for improvement of self, students and the school.

As a Health and Physical Education teacher, you will participate as an integral member of our collaborative team and be responsible for supporting an inclusive approach to curriculum planning K-10. The successful applicant will exhibit exemplary teaching and learning strategies and have knowledge of and experience in a range of instructional strategies and tactics to suit the needs of our students.

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 your competency against the following domains (that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers):

  • Professional knowledge;
  • Professional practice; and
  • Professional engagement.

Applications will be assessed against these domains. 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.

Applicants currently completing the Department of Education Leap program (formerly known as the Switch program) can apply for vacancies using their current or Leap qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying. Applicants may be appointed to a vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Leap program.

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 Corrigin District High School can be found by visiting The Schools Facebook page or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Heather Prance, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Corrigin, by telephoning (08) 9063 4400 or emailing

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 three (3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to four (4) pages 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
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • be fully or provisionally registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full or provisional registration prior to commencement of the position.

(Applicants who require a Limited Registration to teach from the TRB are not eligible). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or


Employees will be required to:

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement; and
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 2 August 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Corrigin
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-02 4:30 PM


Physical Education and Sports

School Type


Job Closing Date

02 Aug, 2021