A Day in the Life of a … PE Teacher

The ‘Day in the Life’ initiative at our Tennant Creek program is designed to give young women an opportunity to explore areas of potential career interest in a more in-depth way.

This week Tennant Creek Star, Skye, had the opportunity to spend some one-on-one time with the Tennant Creek Primary School Physical Education teacher, both in class and behind the scenes.

“I am really interested in sports and I was keen to test the waters with the PE teacher to see whether a career in sport is really for me,” Skye says.

After spending several hours with the teacher, Skye said she was surprised at how much work, time and patience teachers put in to prepare engaging lessons for their students.

“It’s hard work, but I’m not put off. My next step is to look at pathway options over the next couple of years at high school so I’m in the best position to make a career choice,” she says.

Stars Tennant Creek Mentors will work continue to work closely with Skye – and all our Stars – to make sure they are in the best possible position to move into their chosen field of employment or further study once they finish Year 12.