FANCY A TREE CHANGE? Gordonvale State High School invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Junior Science and Humanities teachers for this temporary, full-time position. Commencing in term 2, 2021, our preferred applicant will have the skills, knowledge, and/or experience to teach students the curriculum in the fields of Junior Science and Humanities. The successful candidate will be dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative as well as having the ability to work collaboratively with a dedicated and professional teaching team.
Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/371864
Closing date 10-Dec-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Job duration Until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Warren Brown
Contact details 0740433222
Gordonvale State High School is located 25 minutes south of Cairns. The school is a Year 7-12 High School catering to the needs of 820 students. Our vision for our students is Personal Excellence - Successful Futures.
We strive to achieve this through:
The school environment is friendly, supportive and well-ordered with an emphasis on the four strong values of Respect, Quality, Safety and Honesty. Our highly qualified staff are dedicated, professional and have a strong interest in our students' wellbeing and achievements.
Explore our website to learn more about Gordonvale State High School
A temporary, full-time opportunity exists for a skilled Secondary Junior Science and Humanities Teacher to join our teaching team in term 2, 2021.
The successful applicant will be working as part of our Science and Humanities teams and will be responsible for teaching classes in:
A NOTE FOR PERMANENT STATE SCHOOL TEACHERS: You must have the approval of your substantive Principal prior to submitting your application for this position
What's in it for you?
Living in Gordonvale
An easy 25-minute drive from Cairns city, on the southern corridor, is the small rural sugar-growing town of Gordonvale. Home to approximately 6700 the town has a lovely historic charm with a number of heritage listed buildings and sites.
Rising proudly from the cane fields is the iconic Walsh's Pyramid or Bundadjarruga in the Yidinji language. At 922 metres high, Walsh's Pyramid is the world's highest freestanding natural pyramid and is a favourite hiking trail for locals and visitors alike.
Just a stone's throw away from some of FNQ's best attractions, you'll find plenty of activities to fill your weekends. Visit the beautiful Babinda Boulders, go caving in Chillagoe, wander through ancient lava tubes at Undara, spot platypus in Yungaburra or spend the morning at one of many weekend markets. You'll love it here in the Far North!
Applicants for this position must possess:
TO APPLY FOR THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY:
**The Department of Education reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found**