Job Title : Teacher - Health And Physical Education - Soccer Specialist


Forrestfield, WA

Posted 11/21/2020

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH657668

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021 with possible extension and/or permanency

Do you want to make a positive difference in your local community?

Darling Range Sports College (SC) is seeking a dedicated and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Physical Education Teacher – Soccer Specialist Teacher.

Darling Range SC has a successful high profile specialist sports program with a significant public image and requires a specialist teacher to assume a leadership role not only in the teaching of the program, but also in the marketing and promotion of the program.

The role may entail after hours’ commitment to coaching, competition and interstate/international student tours. It also requires an applicant who will establish strong partnerships with parents and sporting associations both local and state level. The successful applicant will have strong communication and organisational skills, as well as the ability to be reflective of themselves and their practice.

Part of this role requires travel, applicants who hold a bus licence or are willing to obtain one are encouraged to apply. It is highly desirable that the successful applicant is currently involved in some capacity in the sport and hold a minimum Football Federation Australia (FFA) Youth ‘C’ Licence accreditation.

A major focus of the College is also the implementation of Explicit Instruction across all learning areas. Experience using Explicit Instruction, whilst not a pre-requisite, will be highly valued. The Applicant should be willing to incorporate this into their teaching practice and lead Explicit Instruction within the learning area.

Darling Range (SC) provides sporting programs in AFL, Athletics, Baseball, Basketball, Netball, Soccer, Swimming, Triathlon and Rugby. Complementing our sporting programs are extensive opportunities to participate in the Academic Challenge and Enrichment Program ‘ACES’, the Music Program, the Vocational Educational Program and the Arts Program.

Darling Range (SC) is a Positive Behaviour School (PBS) so an understanding of this process and how it is implemented and embedded in the day-to-day operations and behaviours in the school would be desirable.

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 Darling Range SC can be found by visiting 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:

Please contact Karly Guadagnin, Director of Sport, by telephoning (08) 9453 0100 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 two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday 24, November 2020



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