Health and physical education teacher
What is it like to be a Health and physical education teacher?
Health and physical education (HPE) 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. HPE teachers complete these duties whilst fulfilling those of general teaching requirements.
Is it right for me?
Health and physical education (HPE) teachers use their interest in sports to motivate students to develop their fitness, self-esteem and interpersonal skills. As a HPE 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