Health and Physical Education Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Kalbarri WA, Australia
  • 07 Sep, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Mid West Education Region
Kalbarri District High School
Teacher - Health and Physical Education
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH701815

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022

Kalbarri District High School (DHS) is seeking a motivated and engaging Primary Physical Education Teacher to join their friendly and supportive team.

The successful applicant will ideally be able to work and teach in a team environment, be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives and have a strong evidence based teaching approach.

We are seeking applicants who can create a learning environment that is differentiated, challenging, caring and creative and that caters for the range of needs so all students may achieve and progress.

We are seeking applicants who are enthusiastic with a keen interest in Health and Physical Education and who are able to instil this enthusiasm in students.

You will ideally possess understanding and professional knowledge relevant to the primary school Health and Physical Education curriculum and have some experience in outdoor activity pursuits to support secondary learning programs.

This role is primarily teaching outside of the classroom and will require strong organisational skills to organise both school and interschool carnivals, while also attending various secondary camps.

A willingness to gain the necessary certification, if required, is desirable.

The successful applicant will ideally have an excellent capacity to communicate clearly and concisely with staff, students and the community and the ability to articulate a clear vision that complements and supports the school’s excellent culture in teaching and learning.

You will ideally have success when teaching students in this learning area, as well as the capacity to improve your own performance through reflection.

Knowledge of the curriculum area, ability to work in a team environment and a willingness to be a part of a strong and supportive pastoral care system that runs through the school is highly valued.

Kalbarri DHS is situated in the picturesque tourist town of Kalbarri. We are surrounded by a National Park and the township is located at the mouth of the Murchison River. The permanent population of the town is around 2000, with this increasing to 10,000 during the tourist season.

The community is mainly reliant on tourism, hospitality and the fishing industry. We have students from Kindergarten to Year 12 and as a Teacher you will have opportunities for interaction with students at all age levels.

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 Kalbarri District High School can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Michael Ostaszewskyj, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kalbarri, by telephoning (08) 9936 4800 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Michael Ostaszewskyj, Principal, on 0438 371 051.

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 domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school.
  • 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;
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • Hold full, non-practising or provisional registration with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full, non-practising 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.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4:30pm (WST) on Friday, 8 October 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Kalbarri
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-08 4:30 PM


Physical Education and Sports

School Type


Job Closing Date

08 Oct, 2021