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Physical Education Teacher

What is it like to be a Physical Education Teacher?

Physical education (PE) teachers educate students in nutrition, personal health and appropriate lifestyle choices. They are also responsible for instructing students in a variety of sports, recreational and physical activities. PE teachers complete these duties whilst fulfilling those of general teaching requirements. 

Is it right for me?

Physical education (PE) teachers use their interest in sports to motivate students to develop their fitness, self-esteem and interpersonal skills. As a PE teacher you’ll be enthusiastic about physical activity and enjoy working with young people.

  • Committed to personal health
  • Enthusiastic and patient
  • Well-developed communication and organisational skills 

To become a Physical Education Teacher

To be able to become a Physical Education Teacher, your study options will change based on your previous study experience or your preferred study pathway:


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