Teacher in Primary General and District Relieving (DRT) (multiple positions) - Mount Isa District

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mount Isa QLD 4825, Australia
  • 06 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Calling all primary teachers! Are you ready for something different? We are currently looking for active, enthusiastic classroom and district relief teachers (DRT) for various primary schools in Mount Isa. If you are ready to start your outback teaching adventure, apply now!

Job details
Position status Permanent, Fixed Term Temporary
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/NQR368145/21
Closing date 15-Apr-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Fortnightly salary $2428.20 - $3655.00
Job duration Commence 19 April 2021 until 10 December 2021
Contact person Recruitment Team, NQR
Contact details Ph: 07 4758 3357 | Em: Recruitment.NQR@qed.qld.gov.au

The opportunity
Mount Isa is a beautiful mining town located just two hours' drive to the border between Queensland and the Northern Territory. Nestled among the ochre-red Selwyn Ranges, on the banks of the Leichardt River, it is a bustling melting pot of culture and industry. With a resident population of approximately 22,000 people, Mount Isa is the largest city in the Queensland Outback - perfectly sized to provide wonderful "country hospitality" alongside all the creature comforts of a larger city. CLICK HERE to find out more about what Mount Isa has to offer!

The DRT role will provide the local schools with consistent access to replacement teachers throughout 2019 and beyond. The successful applicants will have the best of both worlds - the opportunity to experience a range of schools for daily and short term relief, while also having the stability and security of guaranteed full-time employment! DRTs are also provided the same entitlements as classroom teachers, including leave entitlements, non-contact time and access to professional development.

The benefits
The Department offers a number of additional benefits and incentives for teachers in Mount Isa:

  • A highly attractive remuneration package, generous superannuation, salary sacrificing options and leave loading
  • An exceptional opportunity to build your knowledge and strengthen your opportunities through targeted professional development
  • Considerable relocation assistance (if applicable)
  • Accommodation for singles, couples or families (upon application - subject to availability)
  • Access to a range of additional benefits through our Remote Area Incentive Scheme (RAIS)

If you have a commitment to quality education every day - apply now!

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. 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.

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.
  • Valid driver's licence and access to a private vehicle
  • While not a requirement, at least 12 months teaching experience is preferred

**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.**