Job Title : Teacher - Physical Education


Mindarie, SA

Posted 11/21/2020

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH656932

Appointment Pool

Mindarie Senior College (SC) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated Physical Education and Health Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year.

There is currently at least 1 position available to start in January 2021.

As a valuable member of the teaching staff, suitable applicants will be responsible for the educational outcomes of the school's Physical Education curriculum. We are seeking applicants who have the skills to build positive, caring relationships with students. It is highly desirable for applicants to have a bus license, open water qualification, roping, mountain biking and kayaking qualifications and experience. The ability to teach Upper School Health is also highly desirable.

As a Health and Physical Education teacher you will participate as an integral member of the HPE learning area and be responsible for supporting the collaborative approach to curriculum planning, providing learning programs to students suited to the needs of the school community and modelling exemplary teaching and learning strategies in your delivery. As such, suitable applicants will possess a repertoire of teaching strategies to engage students, ideally having knowledge of and experience in, a range of instructional strategies and tactics.

Suitable applicants will also be dedicated and highly motivated educators with an excellent knowledge of the Senior School Western Australian Curriculum, be able to deliver content in an engaging manner and be a highly effective team member. As a reflective practitioner, suitable applicants will possess effective data literacy and a capacity to modify their practice to meet identified student needs. The capacity to engage in the development and implementation of innovative classroom practices, including integration of information technology into the curriculum, is ideal. Pastoral care also remains a highly desirable aspect of the role.

Recognised as a high quality educational campus and one of the first independent Public Schools (IPS) in WA, students at Mindarie SC are strongly engaged in all facets of their learning. The highly motivated and knowledgeable staff are enthusiastic about teaching and engaged in classroom observation and conferencing. The college’s focus is on preparing students for their next step in life; their future aspirations.

The staff embrace contemporary and effective teaching strategies to ensure all students have the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes. It has sweeping ocean views and is located 39km north of the city of Perth in the northern coastal corridor. The College promotes a ‘Young Adult Ethos’ environment that encourages students suited to the needs of the school community and modelling exemplary teaching and learning strategies in your delivery.

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 Mindarie Senior College can be found by visiting Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.

For further job related information:

Please contact Rick Gendle, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 6207 5500 or by 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 three (3) 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 eligible for, or registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB). 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 Monday, 23 November 2020



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