Primary Teacher - Burketown State School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Burketown QLD 4830, Australia
  • 22 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Affectionately named 'The Barramundi Capital of Australia' Burketown offers a wide range of adventures and activities which include fishing, exploring the remarkable Boodjamulla National Park and observing the spectacular local birdlife attracted to the 120 year old Artesian Bore. Would you be ready to build amazing memories, while immersing yourself in all this remote town has to offer? Burketown State School is currently seeking applications from active, engaging, student-focused teachers.

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/NQR423348/22
Closing date 05-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Fortnightly salary $2551.10 - $3840.10
Job duration Commence 11 July 2022 - 2 December 2022
Contact person Shirley Davey, Principal
Contact details P: (07) 4745 5124 | E:

The teaching adventure of a lifetime!

From the moment you join the dynamic, supportive and social environment of Burketown State School, you will understand the true meaning of the words “school community”. This small team of dedicated educators not only have an unwavering desire to see their students thrive, but also work to support each other to achieve their personal and professional goals. Burketown State School is committed to working with school parents and the wider community so that all students have the best start in life. Every student is valued and encouraged to achieve their best at school and within the community, and to be proud of their identity and culture.

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 this position 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.
  • 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 their second dose by 11:59pm on 23 January 2022.
  • Working rights in Australia, which means you have, or you are eligible to obtain a valid Australian Visa with work rights (if you're not already an Australian Citizen or resident). Please attach a copy of your working rights and passport.

To ensure the Department of Education is complying with this requirement applicants may 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:

Simply click the Green 'Apply online' button below, enter your personal details and as per the School's request, applicants are required to submit:

  • A current Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact details for 2 referees (One of whom is your current or most recent supervisor. If you have previously held a teaching role it is expected that your referees hold a supervisory/leadership role within the school)
  • Pre-service teachers are advised to include any completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, and 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.