Secondary Teacher in Visual Art, Media Arts in Practice - Dysart State High School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mackay QLD 4740, Australia
  • 16 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Dysart State High School is seeking applications for a Visual Arts and Media Arts in Practice teacher to join their school community. Dysart SHS is committed to providing access to a quality education for young people in the Central Highland. It provides a dynamic approach to education with the focus on maximising opportunities for our students to explore 'what's possible' and then providing them with the skills to reach their goals.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Mackay region
Job ad reference QLD/CQR403706
Closing date 22-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Job duration Commence ASAP
Contact person Marie Weisse
Contact details CQRecruitment@qed.qld.gov.au

Dysart is a relatively young town in Central Queensland that was constructed in order to service nearby coal mines. The town has now developed into a thriving location with an array of facilities including sporting facilities, parks, shaded skate park, recreational centre, public swimming pool, grocery store, petrol stations, restaurants and cafes. The town is also home to a wide array of local wildlife including many koalas who live in the eucalyptus trees throughout the town.

For further information about the school, please click here to visit the school's website. 

What is in it for you?

As the largest employer of teachers in Queensland the department has some attractive benefits for employees, including:

  • assistance with relocating
  • attractive salary and benefits
  • incentives for teaching in remote areas
  • locality allowance in specified locations
  • subsidised accommodation in specified locations

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.
  • eligibility for registration as a teacher in Queensland. 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, 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.

How to apply:

  • 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) 
  • respond to the online questionnaire (this will open automatically after you have updated your details and attachments)
  • 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.