Transformation, Human Resources, Department of Education
Financial assistance is available to support eligible preservice teachers undertake their professional experience placement/s and/or internship in a Queensland Government state school from 27 January to 25 June 2021.
Position status Contract
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Workplace Location Cairns region,Central West Qld,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Far North Qld,Mackay region,North West Qld,Rockhampton region,South West Qld,Toowoomba region,Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/CO358595/20
Closing date 02-Jul-2021
Yearly salary $750 - $5000
Contact person Colleen Meakins
Contact details 07 3055 2969
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Completing a placement in a Queensland Government state school provides an opportunity to engage with a supportive and diverse school community and experience living and working in a rural or remote location.
Click here for more information on the teaching opportunities within the Department and here for the benefits of teaching in a rural or remote community.
Recipients' of the grant could be eligible for up to two grants between $750-$5000 to assist with travel and living expenses for placement/s and/or internship (placement/s) undertaken in a Queensland Government state school during 27 January and 25 June 2021.
An estimate of the grant incentive available is provided in the Fact Sheet (below under ‘documents').
Eligibility for the grant
To be eligible for a grant, candidates must:
Placement/s undertaken in a Queensland Government state school located in a priority region (as noted above) with a transfer rating between 3 and 7 will receive priority.
How to apply
Read the Fact Sheet (below under ‘documents') noting the terms and conditions, log into the Smart Jobs account (green ‘apply now' button below), and complete an online application including:
Further information on the documentation required is provided in the Supporting Documentation Checklist (below under ‘documents').
Applications will be processed in the order they are received and the date of the placement..
Applications should be submitted six weeks before departure to allow for delays (if any). Submission of a late or incomplete application may result in a delayed or retrospective payment.
Payment of the grant
The grant is deposited as a lump sum by EFT into the recipients bank account four weeks (where possible) prior to departure providing the required documentation to initiate the payment has been provided
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