STUNNING LOCATION AND ADVENTURE APLENTY… Crystal clear mountain streams, pristine rainforest and spectacular waterfalls beckon you! Explore this stunning part of the Far North right in your backyard; discover the region’s rich history and the fascinating Aboriginal legend surrounding Devil’s pool. Babinda State School looks forward to welcoming a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated Secondary teacher to our professional teaching team for this permanent full time position. Applications from beginning and experienced teachers will be considered.
|Occupational group||Education & Training|
|Workplace Location||Cairns region,Far North Qld|
|Job ad reference||QLD/FNQ411372/22|
|Yearly salary||$66556 - $100186|
|Job duration||Commencing April 2022|
|Contact person||Rob O'Brien|
|Contact details||07 4067 8333
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Our friendly school community looks forward to welcoming a dynamic, enthusiastic and fun-loving Secondary teacher to our school for this permanent full time position.
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Welcome to Babinda State School
We are a community of learners in which every person is valued and encouraged to take advantage of a range of opportunities to achieve personal academic success, and to develop in responsibility and character. Our school caters for approximately 280 students from Prep to Year Twelve, and has a strong focus on the importance of explicit teaching, practice and effective feedback as essential tools for student success.
We value the diversity of our community and school population, and this is reflected not only in our curriculum offerings but through the excellence our extra-curricular programs. We are proudly committed to our students, quality teaching and accountability. We ensure excellence in teaching practice is embedded across the school by providing our team with coaching and professional development opportunities.
Explore our website to learn more about Babinda State School.
What's in it for you?
Living in Babinda
A small rural sugar town approximately 60km, or 50 minutes drive south of Cairns, Babinda is home to around 1260 residents. Set in a stunning location, Babinda is shadowed by Queensland's two highest mountains – Mt Bartle Frere and Mt Bellenden Kerr, which form part of the World Heritage listed Wooroonooran National Park. And while at first glance, Babinda looks just like any other rural town surrounded by cane fields, it is in fact a hidden paradise just begging to be explored. Crystal clear mountain streams, pristine rainforest and spectacular waterfalls are right on your doorstep.
The traditional people of the Babinda area are the Wayurr Yidinji people, and the town's name comes from the Wanyurr Yudinji words ‘Bunna Binda' meaning ‘water passing over your shoulder'. The area is home to beautiful beaches, great fishing, groovy Art Deco heritage listed buildings and fascinating Aboriginal legends such as that of the Boulders. Exciting weekend adventures await you in this stunning part of the Far North.
Applicants for this position must possess:
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