Career - Teacher - Physical Education

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Teachers - Physical Education will undertake general teaching tasks and prepare a year-long program of learning experiences that link physical activities with issues related to health and wellbeing. They will teach a range of elective and senior courses depending on the needs and interests of their students and also teach the basic techniques and skills associated with team and individual sports, dance, gymnastics, athletics, aquatics and recreational activities such as canoeing and bushwalking. They will plan and deliver activities to assist students' skill progression. They will teach students about community and personal health issues, including nutrition, sexuality, drug use and sexual health and also instruct students in the safety practices associated with different environments, including swimming pools, gymnasiums and playing fields. They are the ones who will coordinate special events such as inter-school sports programs, swimming and athletic carnivals and lifesaving programs. They will present special days and seminars for senior students on various topics such as stress management, study skills and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and conduct compulsory health education programs that prepare students for life outside of school.
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Australia  $68,978 AUD
United Kingdom  £45,000 GBP
United States of America  $45,726 USD
New Zealand  $67,261 NZD
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