Secondary Teacher in Chemistry - Mansfield State High School

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 07 Jun, 2021

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chemistry teacher to join our committed team at Mansfield State High School.

Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Teacher
Workplace Location: Brisbane - South
Job ad reference: QLD/MER375560
Closing date: 21-Jun-2021
Yearly salary: $63350 - $95356
Job duration: 05/07/2021 - 10/12/2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Terri Fletcher
Contact details: 34525333
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Mansfield High School is located in the Brisbane South District and services the communities of Mansfield, Wishart, Mt Gravatt, Mt Petrie, Mackenzie and some parts of other surrounding suburbs. The community consists of a broad cross-section of society and includes a wide range of socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Over forty different languages are spoken in the homes of our students.

The school has a proven record of academic, cultural, service and sporting achievements and a high level of interaction with its community. Students are well motivated with a positive attitude towards education. The school is regarded as a traditional school and is characterized by the highest standards of personal presentation, behavior, and academic performance. These standards are strongly endorsed by the Parents & Citizens' Association.

Opening in 1974, the school has had an ongoing building and refurbishment programmed. Recent additions include a purpose built science centre, a brand new sports facility and in 2020 the new D block general learning area will be opened. Intended to service the English and Humanities faculties, D block incorporates conventional and flexible teaching spaces. Recent refurbishment has included the 1.4 million dollar make - over of F block, which has been repurposed for the ever-growing Music Excellence program.

Applicants for these positions must possess:

  • A relevant teaching qualification. 
  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. Pre-service/graduate teachers must have been granted provisional registration prior to commencing employment as a teacher. 
  • In addition to registration, teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. 
  • Employment for pre-service/graduate teachers will be subject to the successful completion of a relevant teaching qualification and meeting the minimum requirements as a teacher with the department.

How to apply:

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Submit your cover letter outlining your experience and why you are best suited for the role along with a current CV no longer than three pages in total and contact details for two referees, one of whom is your current/most recent supervisor.
  • Pre-service teachers are encouraged to include completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, unofficial academic transcript for current course of study

Applicants are encouraged to commence and submit their application as early as possible as 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.