Teacher, Various Opportunities - Mareeba State High School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 14 Jan, 2022

Job Description

FANCY A TREE CHANGE? Mareeba State High School has multiple temporary and permanent opportunities commencing in 2022 across the secondary curriculum. Beginning and experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.

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/FNQ393747/21 Closing date 31-Jan-2022 Yearly salary $66556 - $100186 Job duration ASAP - 9 Dec 22 - unless otherwise determined Contact person Scott Whybird Contact details 07 4086 2777

Mareeba State High School looks forward to welcoming teachers across the following subject areas for these temporary and permanent teaching opportunities for 2022.  

Permanent SWD (Multiple Impairment)
Temporary Learning Support
Temporary Junior Mathematics + Science (Yrs 7-10)

Welcome to Mareeba State High School

We are a modern secondary school set in the picturesque rural town of Mareeba.  Catering to approximately 760 students from Years 7 to 12, we are proud of our academic standards, the cultural richness of our community, our sporting champions and creative brilliance.

Our size means we are able to offer a personal and individual approach to all students, supporting them in achieving their goals by providing opportunities to extend learning and be challenged.  We do this through implementing a number of innovative practices and programs including Gifted and Talented, Instrumental Music, Performing Arts Excellence, and Rugby League Engagement programs.  We promote school-based apprenticeships and traineeships as a pathway into trades, with our strong industry links enabling senior VET students to gain VET qualifications ensuring they are work ready.

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 Mareeba State High 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 Mareeba

The multi-cultural district of Mareeba has a strong sense of community and is famous for the annual ‘Mareeba Rodeo'. Our region is rich in history and heritage; from the days of gold mining to reminders of World War II, there is plenty to see and do in the district.  Mareeba is only one hour's drive west of coastal Cairns.  Mareeba and surrounding areas have quite a reputation as a food lover's paradise with tropical fruit farms, wineries and coffee plantations to explore.

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