Secondary Teacher in Mathematics and Science (Year 7 to 10) - Innisfail State College

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

Job Description

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY IN TROPICAL PARADISE. Imagine weekends spent relaxing on the golden sands of beautiful Mission Beach or trekking through stunning rainforest. A relaxed tropical lifestyle is waiting for you in FNQ. Innisfail State College looks forward to welcoming a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher of Junior Secondary Mathematics and Science to our school community. This is a temporary, full time position commencing in term 2 for the remainder of the 2021 school year. If you would like to join a dedicated and professional teaching team in a diverse and innovative school. Apply Now!

Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Teacher
Workplace Location: Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference: QLD/QLD/FNQ368846/21
Closing date: 10-Dec-2021
Yearly salary: $63350 - $95356
Job duration: Until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Tanya Martin
Contact details: 0740780222
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We invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced teachers of Junior Secondary Mathematics and Science for this temporary full time position commencing in term two until 10 December 2021.

Welcome to Innisfail State College

Innisfail State College opened in 2010 on the site of the former TAFE campus. Today Innisfail State College is an integrated campus, with Secondary students in Years 7 to 12, Diverse Learning Centre students from Pre-Prep to Year 12, and local TAFE students sharing the school's facilities. Our purpose is to meet the learning needs of all students and provide each young person or adult with the opportunity to achieve success in their future outcomes. We pride ourselves on preparing our students for diverse opportunities once they leave school by offering traditional academic subjects as well as nationally accredited vocational subjects to equip our students for the workforce.

What's in it for you?

  • A highly attractive remuneration package, generous superannuation, salary sacrificing options and leave loading
  • Relocation assistance
  • A broad range of professional development opportunities

Living in Innisfail

Innisfail is a beautiful rural town just 90 minutes south of Cairns, best known for its sugar and banana industries and high seasonal rainfall. Enjoy a less hurried lifestyle and take time to explore the local area. A short boat ride away from the coast of Innisfail you'll find the magnificent Great Barrier Reef – just waiting to be explored. Enjoy the rainforest from a new perspective as you wander through Mamu Tropical Skywalk or head to one of many nearby beaches for a little R&R.


Applicants for this position must possess the following; 

  • 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.
  • An active application for teacher employment lodged online via the Teach Queensland website
  • 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. 


  • Read the attached Role Description
  • Attach a brief resume, contact details for two referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor) and a maximum one page written response outlining the skills and knowledge you will bring to the role.
  • Pre-Service & Beginning Teachers are encouraged to supply their most recent practicum report and academic transcript for the last completed study period (unofficial is fine).

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