Mid West Education Region
Mount Magnet District High School
Teacher - Health and Physical Education
Pool Ref SS/TCH727142
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Appointment Pool

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH727142

Mount Magnet District High School (DHS) are seeking to establish a pool of Health and Physical Education Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year.

Professional Benefits

Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:

  • Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $13 730.00 a year
  • Locality allowance of $2 010.00 a year
  • 10 percent employer contributions to superannuation
  • 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
  • More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
  • Subsidised accommodation where applicable
  • Free relocation

About the Role

The suitable applicants will ideally be highly effective in engaging and motivating students and managing an appropriate learning environment. You will ideally possess superior interpersonal skills and work closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students. The Health and Physical Education role will require excellent organisational skills in the planning and running of sports carnivals and sporting events and capacity to deliver the health curriculum, including Protective Behaviours across all classes.

Strengths in digital technologies applicable to primary students would also be desirable. The school is very well resourced and is consolidating its explicit approach to lesson design and delivery.

The suitable applicants should have a sound understanding of the developmental needs of students at all phases of the Western Australian Curriculum and will be skilled in differentiating the curriculum to meet the academic needs of all students. You should have a commitment to inclusive education and a strategic approach in planning for improved student outcomes.

Our School

Mount Magnet DHS has around 88 students from Kindergarten to Year 10 from diverse cultural backgrounds and is guided by our expectations: We are Respectful, We are Responsible, We are Achievers.

Literacy and numeracy are an integral part of every single day at school and we strive to provide every student with opportunities to learn the skills they will need for life after school. Zones of Regulation are taught in Primary School, to complement the Positive Behaviour Strategies that the school values and promotes. Suitable applicants will have ample opportunities to develop leadership skills and contribute to school development.

The Location and Community

The school and town is located in Badimia Country, with a number of students and staff members closely connected to and continuing language and culture. The school has a Wajarri Language program and, along with visual arts, this is important in both the school and community. The school is part of the Murchison Network of schools comprising of Meekatharra District High School, Yulga Jinna Remote Community School, Cue Primary School, Yalgoo Primary School and Pia Wadjarri Remote Community School

For additional information to all allowances and housing please contact Housing and Transport at housing.transport@education.wa.edu.au or on (08) 9264 5154.

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 Mount Magnet District High School can be found by visiting Schools Online.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications.

For further job related information

You are encouraged to contact Mary Duggan, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Mount Magnet, by telephoning (08) 9963 3800 or emailing Mary.Duggan@education.wa.edu.au.  

During the school holiday period, please contact Mary Duggan on 0436 859 469.

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 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
  • Meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration.


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.


Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4:30pm (WST) on Monday, 14 February 2022.



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION:  Mount Magnet
CLOSING DATE: 2022-02-14 4:30 PM