Lower Primary Teacher - Mission Beach State School

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 12 Jan, 2022

Job Description

Welcome to Paradise…let’s get exploring! Mission Beach State School looks forward to welcoming a Lower Primary Teacher to their dedicated teaching team in 2022. This is a temporary full time position commencing in January 2022, for the duration of the 2022 school year. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, adventurous, energetic, self-motivated and ready to engage the hearts and minds of our learners.

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/FNQ401927/22 Closing date 31-Jan-2022 Yearly salary $64934 - $97741 Job duration January to December 22-unless otherwise determined Contact person Gordon Robertson Contact details 07 4088 8333

We look forward to welcoming a suitably qualified and experienced Lower Primary Teacher to the team for this temporary full time position for 2022.

Workers in education settings, including schools, early childhood and care services (such as kindergartens and childcare centres) or Outside School Hours Care, are required to have received the prescribed number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by 23 January 2022.

To ensure the Department of Education is complying with this requirement successful applicants will be required to supply supporting evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination for employment to any roles in the designated categories. Please visit the Department of Education COVID-19 website for further information. Department of Health information page for further information about obtaining your COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

Welcome to Mission Beach State School

Nestled in the world heritage wet tropics, where the rainforest meets the sea, Mission Beach State School is a central part of the beach community. We are proud of the education and opportunities our school has provided to local children over the past 64 years. Over 300 students from Prep to Year 6 enjoy magnificent grounds and facilities. Our tropical gardens provide the perfect environment for students to flourish. All classrooms are fitted with interactive white boards and technology for students to access learning.

Our school motto ‘Pride and Effort' embodies the attitude and expectations of our local community, staff and students. We are proud of our professional teaching team and innovative practices in delivering our contemporary curriculum.  Our teachers are provided with regular Professional Development, maintaining our cutting edge in educational practice.

Explore our website to learn more about Mission Beach 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 Mission Beach

The coastal town is located an easy 2 hours drive south of Cairns or 3 hours north of Townsville. A popular weekend and holiday destination for FNQ families and a stunning place to call home.

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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