Secondary Mathematics and Science Teacher - Cairns School of Distance Education

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

Job Description

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. Cairns School of Distance Education invites applications from highly skilled Secondary Mathematics and Science teachers for this temporary full time role. If you are ready for a taste of the Far North Queensland lifestyle 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/FNQ413851/22
Closing date 24-Jun-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Job duration 19 April 2022 to 9 December 2022
Contact person Andrew Oliver
Contact details 07 4080 9111

Cairns School of Distance Education looks forward to welcoming a highly skilled Secondary Mathematics and Science teacher for this temporary full time position for the remainder of the 2022 school year.

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.

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. Please visit the Department of Health information page for further information about obtaining your COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

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