Secondary Teacher (Multiple Opportunities) - Cairns School of Distance Education

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 26 Oct, 2021

Job Description

We have a number of temporary full time positions commencing in July 2021 for the remainder of the school year across the secondary specialist senior subject areas. Right in the heart of Cairns, with everything you need at your fingertips and fun weekend adventures just a short drive away, you won’t find a more dynamic and exciting place to live and work. If you are ready for a taste of the Far North Queensland lifestyle apply now!

Position status Permanent,Temporary Position type Full-time Occupational group Education & Training Classification Teacher Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld Job ad reference QLD/FNQ/CSDE-SECONDARY Closing date 31-Dec-2021 Yearly salary $64934 - $97741 Job duration Commencing January 2021 Contact person Andrew Oliver Contact details 07 40809111
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We have a number of exciting temporary full time opportunities commencing in July 2021 for enthusiastic and highly skilled teachers looking for their first or next step in their career. Our leadership team are particularly interested in receiving applications from teachers of the following subjects:

  • Secondary Junior Mathematics and Junior Science
  • Secondary General English and Humanities
  • Students with Disabilities – Autism Spectrum Disorder 

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

Welcome to Cairns School of Distance Education

Catering for both home and school based learners from Prep to Year 12, our school's culture is characterised by its diverse community, flexible curriculum and focus on innovation.  We are committed to excellence in education for all students and have a strong focus on individualised learning, giving each student the opportunity to accelerate, be challenged and find a pathway to ensure their future success.

Cairns SDE provides a flexible teaching and learning environment where each student is supported to achieve their best.  We offer academic programs based on the Australian Curriculum with lessons delivered through digital materials, phone lessons, web conferencing and face to face field opportunities.  We are currently seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Senior German Language teacher for this temporary full time position commencing in Term Four.

Explore our website to learn more about the Cairns School of Distance Education

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

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 two 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**