Primary General (Behaviour Support) Teacher - Malanda State School

$38,010 - $57,213 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 08 Jun, 2021

Job Description

What do coffee beans, waterfalls and this charming little green frog have in common? They all found in your backyard here in Malanda on the stunning Atherton Tablelands. Malanda State School looks forward to welcoming an enthusiastic part time (0.6FTE) Primary General (Behaviour Support) to our dedicated team for this temporary part-time position. Our preferred applicant will be hard-working and committed and ready for the bonus of working in and exploring our beautiful part of the world. Weekend adventures and a rural town lifestyle await.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNQ375628/21
Closing date 10-Dec-2021
Yearly salary $38010 - $57213
Job duration July 2021 to 10 December 2021 - unless otherwise determined
Contact person Mark Allen
Contact details 07 40967888

Key competencies of Primary General (Behaviour Support) role:

  1. One school
  2. PBL
  3. Attendance
  4. P-6 Student management including parent meetings and associated plans
  5. Classroom Profiling (desirable)
  6. Proficient in teamwork

A note for permanent state school teachers: you must seek the approval of your supervising principal prior to applying for this position.

Welcome to Malanda State School
We are a small rural co-educational Prep to Year 6 facility with approximately 460 students. We are situated amidst World Heritage rainforest on the Atherton Tableland in tropical Far North Queensland. As we are committed to providing all students with quality education, for us, quality is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skilled execution.

Our school prides itself on the warm and caring environment we have created here. After schooling at Malanda Primary our students are able to think, create, communicate, investigate, participate, and reflect. We work deliberately to improve the children's emotional resilience so that they have positive self-esteem, can solve problems, are responsible and accountable and are able to get along with others. As a result, our students are happy and enjoy coming to school to learn. Classrooms are quiet and orderly places where students' learning needs are met.

Explore our website to learn more about Malanda State School

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 Malanda
Just 90 minutes from Cairns by car is the small rural town of Malanda, part of the Crater Lakes and Waterfalls district of the Atherton Tablelands. The geologically diverse landscape beckons you to explore craters, waterfalls and cool fresh water creeks and rivers.

The Tablelands region is incredibly unique with stunning rainforest, volcanic formations, crater lakes and views across rolling pastures to Mt Bartle Frere, the highest mountain in Queensland. It is also home to an amazing array of local produce, with plenty of opportunities to sample everything from chocolates and cheese to wines and the most delicious macadamia nuts you'll ever taste! You can pop into popular Mungalli Creek Dairy and learn about their biodynamic farming practices or sit down to a high tea and daydream as you lose yourself in the beauty of the landscape.

Applicants for this position must possess:

  • 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. For more information regarding registration requirements, please CLICK HERE.
  • 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. For more information on blue cards and exemption cards, please CLICK HERE.


  • 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**

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