Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Alkimos Beach Primary School
Teacher - Physical Education
Teacher, $69,137 - $104,049 per annum (SEA GA 2017)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH547036

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2019 with possible extension and/or permanency

Alkimos Beach Primary School (PS) is seeking an experienced, energetic and passionate Physical and Health Education Teacher to join their team of teachers.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic in the promotion of Physical Education and Health within the school and will be responsible for the coordination and organisation of all school sporting events. The successful applicant will be well organised, motivated and committed to developing positive relationships and high expectations for all students. They will demonstrate knowledge and competencies in the Physical and Health Education component of the Western Australian Curriculum and reporting schedule. This role includes teaching students from PP to Year 6 and working collaboratively with Kindergarten staff to provide an effective fundamental movement skills program.

Alkimos Beach PS is looking for a committed, professional and collaborative teacher who is able to work effectively in teams. The suitable applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills in order to develop effective relationships with students, staff and parents. It is desirable that the successful applicant demonstrates a high level of collaborative practice together with interpersonal skills which will enable effective participation and engagement within the school. The successful applicant will be able to work in a team environment and must be prepared to participate in whole school and phase planning, and curriculum development. They will be a passionate educator, have a contemporary teaching pedagogy and be committed to making a difference in the lives of students.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a staff member of this new Independent Public School. The suitable applicant will create an effective, engaging and inclusive learning environment based on high expectations. They will use assessment data to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching programs, set targets and plan for differentiated learning opportunities for all students while addressing the targets of the school’s Business Plan.

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.

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 Alkimos Beach Primary School can be found by visiting 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 Michelle Wellsteed, Principal by telephoning (08) 9561 7200 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.

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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 Friday, 31 August 2018



WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Part Time
FTE: 0.8
CLOSING DATE: 2018-08-31 4:30 PM