Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Shenton College
Teacher - Health and Physical Education
Pool Ref IPS/TCH546309
Teacher, $69,137 - $104,049 per annum (SEA GA 2017)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH546309

Appointment Pool

Shenton College is seeking to establish a pool of Teachers - Health and Physical Education for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies that may arise during the 2019 school year.  If you are a reflective practitioner, student orientated, enthusiastic, and seeking to join a progressive and proud community please consider applying - appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2019 school year.

We are seeking passionate and capable teachers with experience in teaching Health & Physical Education.  All staff at Shenton College are committed to delivering outstanding services to our students, parents and community, and have strong belief in the importance of public schooling. 

The College has a proud culture of excellence across all learning areas. The selective academic program requires staff to appreciate and be responsive to the needs of gifted students.  With a ‘can do’ capacity to problem solve, our teachers pride themselves in delivering outstanding services to our students, parents and community.  With increased interest in our certificate program, industry qualifications (TAE40116 or TAE40110, Certificate II or higher) are desirable.

The College's strength is in its commitment to develop the “whole child” and to empowering students to be independent and confident learners. Our outstanding staff support a culture of success underpinned by their demonstrable care for student well-being and their capacity to teach. The direction of the College is enunciated in our Shenton 2020 Vision Statement: We are a boldly ambitious school at the forefront of education in Australia, delivering the highest quality education to our community. We embrace intellectual independence, creativity and curiosity and a sense of responsibility towards others – enabling us to lead lives of agency, contribution and fulfilment. 

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 Switch program can apply for vacancies using their current or switched qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying.  Applicants may be appointed to this vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Switch 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 Shenton College 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 Chris Hill, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9488 2100 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.

You are required to attach a personal resume and covering letter outlining your skills and experiences in relation to the position. 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.

For assistance writing your application click here

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, 20 August 2018.



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Shenton Park
CLOSING DATE: 2018-08-20 4:30 PM