Secondary Teacher in Humanities, Mathematics & Literacy Teacher - Lowood State High School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 04 May, 2022

Job Description

Lowood State High School has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and passionate teacher to join our team. This position will deliver Humanities, mathematics and Literacy. Graduates, Beginning and Experienced teachers, as well as returning teachers are encouraged to apply for this rewarding opportunity!

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,Ipswich region,Toowoomba region
Job ad reference QLD/MER418027/22
Closing date 18-May-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Fortnightly salary $2551 - $3840
Job duration  
Contact person Tony Degnian
Contact details 0417729549

Lowood State High School is on an exciting journey of holistic improvement to create a culture of high expectations. Focusing students and staff to embrace the pillars of positive education, we enable personal well-being and encourages personal success, and pride ourselves on having a highly supportive school environment.

We are currently seeking a teacher to deliver:

  • Year 7 Humanities
  • Year 8 History
  • Year 9 Mathematics
  • Year 12 Essential Mathematics
  • Year 12 Short Course in Literacy

The school is committed to providing high quality education which encourages students to achieve to the best of their ability, ‘Creating the Future'.

Our focus is on preparing students with 21st century skills, attributes and qualifications that allow them to progress successfully to the next phase of their life; University, an apprenticeship or traineeship, further training or employment. We are determined to provide successful learning opportunities in a manner that is consistent with recent research on effective adolescent learning.


Lowood is a large rural Queensland school located just north of Pine Mountain, and just 30kms from Ipswich along the Brisbane Valley Highway. With beautiful surrounds, find yourself in nature on the many different walking, cycling and horse-riding tracks, National Parks and Reserves, midway on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail between Ipswich and Esk. There are picnic areas at parks and with the picturesque Savages Crossing nearby, you can experience flowing waterways all year long.

Looking to buy? The average 4-bedroom, 800+m2 properties are going for less than $300,000 - or rent similar properties for less than $400/week.

Support for Beginning Teachers

Teacher Learning Centres (TLCs) serve as a vehicle to coordinate high quality teacher professional learning practices including professional development, release time, mentoring, coaching, networking, holistic induction and support for the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST). The Metropolitan TLC has been established as a professional learning centre supporting preservice, beginning and early career teachers as they progress along the teaching continuum.

The intent for the Metropolitan TLC is to provide consistent and streamlined professional learning that empowers confident and capable teaching professionals. We provide a variety of targeted professional learning events for beginning teachers throughout the region, including Beginning Teacher Induction Conferences and Beginning Teacher Networks.

Teaching in Queensland:

The department is responsible for the delivery of quality education services to all Queensland students in state schools and recognises teachers and their commitment to teaching through a range of rewards and benefits. To find out more click here

Applicants for these positions must possess:

  • A relevant teaching qualification. Click here for further information on teaching qualifications.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Employment for pre-service/graduate teachers will be subject to the successful completion of a relevant teaching qualification and meeting the minimum requirements as a teacher with the department.

Workers in education settings, including schools, early childhood and care services (such as kindergartens and childcare centres) or Outside School Hours Care, will need to have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 17 December 2021, and the second dose by 11:59pm on 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.

How to apply:

Please note: If you are Permanent Teacher with the Department of Education, you must have your current Principal's endorsement to apply for this position.

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Enter your personal details
  • Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees (one of whom is your current supervisor) and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role under "How You Will Be Assessed"
  • Pre-service teachers are encouraged to include completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, unofficial academic transcript for current course of study 

Applicants are encouraged to commence and submit their application as early as possible as 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.