Primary Teacher in Design and/or Media Arts - Whitfield State School

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

Job Description

Cosmopolitan city living, tropical rainforest tablelands, glorious Great Barrier Reef; you really can have it all! If this checks boxes on your list, we have an opportunity for you! Whitfield State School is looking for a dynamic primary Design and/or Media Arts specialist teacher to join our team! With everything you need at your fingertips and fun weekend adventures just a little way away, you won’t find a more dynamic and exciting place to live and work – 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/FNQ397362/21 Closing date 31-Jan-2022 Yearly salary $64934 - $97741 Job duration 20 January 2021 to - December 2021 Contact person FNQ Recruitment Contact details

We look forward to welcoming a hard-working, fun loving and resourceful teacher to our school community in 2022 for this temporary full-time position. The successful applicant will be adventurous, resilient and committed to sharing in the learning journey of our students.

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

Welcome to Whitfield State School

Whitfield State School is just minutes away from the buzzing city centre.  Set on a large site with sports ovals, beautiful gardens and our own little patch of tropical rainforest, we are one of the largest primary schools in the Cairns area.  With our modern facilities, we are well resourced to provide our students with a rich and varied learning experience.  We are proud to be able to offer two programs of excellence for our students who are excelling in the academic and sporting arenas.

We are currently seeking a dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic middle or upper primary teacher to join our dedicated teaching team.  This is a temporary full time position commencing in term three until the end of the 2018 school year.

Explore our website to learn more about Whitfield State School and be sure to check out the video our students created.

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