Secondary Teacher in English & Humanities - Rockhampton State High School

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Rockhampton QLD 4700, Australia
  • 10 Jun, 2021

Job Description

Make a life change and experience the unique opportunities of this incredible part of Queensland. Coral, Cattle, Coal - C U in CQ! Rockhampton State High School is looking for an English, Humanities teacher to inspire and nurture the creative potential of each student and join their school community.

Position status Permanent
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Rockhampton region
Job ad reference QLD/375042
Closing date 30-Jul-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Fortnightly salary $2428.20 - $3655
Job duration Commence: as soon as possible
Contact person Natasha Peacock
Contact details 07 4932 4078

Rockhampton is one of the oldest towns in Queensland and the rich history of the town is displayed throughout. Built on the banks of the Fitzroy River the town is home to many heritage listed buildings that give the town a vintage charm. Known primarily for its cattle industry Rockhampton is known as the Beef Capital of Australia and regularly hosts the Beef Australia Expo bringing visitors from around the country and the world.

The Rockhampton region is full of exciting things to do for the whole family. The Rockhampton Zoo, newly redesigned Kershaw Gardens, Heritage Village and Mount Archer National Park are all popular activities. There is also easy access to the stunning Southern Great Barrier Reef and accompanying Keppel Islands just a short drive away in Yeppoon. These islands offer year round crystal clear waters and coral diversity to rival the Whitsundays.

For further information about the school, please click here to visit the school's website.

What is in it for you?
As the largest employer of teachers in Queensland, the department has some attractive benefits for employees, including:

  • assistance with relocating
  • attractive salary and benefits
  • incentives for teaching in remote areas
  • locality allowance in specified locations
  • subsidised accommodation in specified locations

Teaching in Queensland:
The department is responsible for the delivery of quality education services to all Queensland students in state schools and recognises teachers and their commitment to teaching through a range of rewards and benefits. To find out more click here.

Applicants for these positions must possess:

  • A relevant teaching qualification. Click here for further information on teaching qualifications.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Working rights in Australia, which means you have, or you are eligible to obtain a valid Australian Visa with work rights (if you're not already an Australian Citizen or resident).

Permanent employment as a teacher is available to:

  • Australian citizens.
  • Persons who reside in Australia and have permission or a right to be granted permission, under Commonwealth law, to remain in Australia indefinitely.
  • New Zealand citizens who have a special category visa or a right to be granted a special category visa under the Migration Act 1958.

How to apply:

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Enter your personal details
  • Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees
  • 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.**