Health and Physical Education Teacher

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, experienced and motivated professionals for the full time, position of Health and Physical Education Teacher, based at our Kew campus commencing Term 1, 2020. 

There are several positions available including permanent and fixed term opportunities commencing Term 1, 2020. Experience teaching senior Health and Physical Education will be looked on favourably.

At Carey, we pride ourselves on providing a curriculum tailored to the interests and abilities of each student. Our focus on ‘real world learning’ also takes students well beyond the boundaries of our campus, particularly through interdisciplinary units.

We also understand that life is about more than academic success. The wellbeing of each of our students is of paramount importance at Carey and our House system ensures that each student’s welfare is carefully monitored. 

Responsible to the Leader of Learning, this Secondary Teaching position aims to engage and motivate all students in the concepts of Health and Physical Education. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in their teaching, together with high level skills in the use of technology in the teaching, and learning process.

Health and Physical Education

Studies in the Health and Physical Education disciplines aim to provide opportunities for students to adopt lifelong healthy, active living. The knowledge, understanding and skills taught through Health and Physical Education provide a foundation for students to enhance their own and others‘ health and wellbeing in ever changing contexts. The central focus in Physical and Health Education is the development of the whole person. Our aim is to promote health and wellbeing and life-long participation in physical activity and healthy behaviour patterns. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Teachers at Carey are professional people and this is reflected in their teaching and in their relationships with students, parents and other staff members.

  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Interpersonal Relationships

Professional Development

Carey teachers keep abreast of developments in curriculum and teaching techniques in the areas of their teaching responsibility as well as current developments in educational research and thinking. They contribute to the professional development of other staff members within the School by sharing knowledge, ideas and resources. They acknowledge the role they play in parent education and in keeping the community informed of developments in their profession.

They;

  • establish short and long-term learning goals through annual reflection sessions
  • ensure that they are up-to-date with mandatory requirements
  • work in Action Learning Teams and peer triads to enhance their professional learning

General School Expectations

Carey teachers are fully committed to the aims and ethos of this Christian coeducational International Independent school, and are fully prepared to participate in its co-curricular program.

All teaching staff employed at Carey Baptist Grammar School must hold a valid Victorian Institute Teaching (VIT) registration as a requirement of employment.

A full position description can be found here - PDF icon Position Description - Secondary Teacher .pdf

For further information please contact the Human Resources Department on 03 9816 1414.

Please click here to be redirected to our online application page. Applications close at 4pm on Friday 23 August 2019.