Secondary Teacher (multiple positions) 2022 - Charters Towers State High School

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Townsville QLD, Australia
  • 16 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching – Secondary

Job Description

Are you a secondary teacher that thrives on a challenge? Do you have a desire to make a difference in your student's learning? Charters Towers State High School is currently considering applications for multiple permanent and temporary teachers across various subject areas to join their senior schooling team. Generous financial incentives, relocation assistance and departmental accommodation (upon application and subject to availability) may be available to the successful candidate.

Position status Permanent,Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/NQR374028/21
Closing date 29-Jul-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Fortnightly salary $2488.90 - $3746.00
Job duration Commence 20 January 2022 until 9 December 2022
Contact person Leanne Knight-Smith, Principal
Contact details Ph: (07) 4754 6555 | Em:

Charters Towers State High School is a rural community school with over 100 years of rich educational history supporting the education needs of year 7-12 students. Set in the heart of the historic gold-mining town, the High School proudly serves the mining and farming community with a blend of innovative curriculum, exceptional facilities, immaculate grounds, and heritage listed buildings. In 2014, the Dalrymple Trade Training Centre opened, which supports and enriches the school's academic offerings in line with community employability needs. Charters Towers State High School is committed to providing flexible pathways for all students with curriculum combinations tailored for individual needs.

The team at Charters Towers State High School are currently accepting applicaitons for the below 2022 positions:

  1. English, Humanities and Junior Mathematics
  2. Chemistry, Physics and Junior Mathematics
  3. Junior Mathematics, Humanities and Learning Support
  4. English and Humanities
  5. Junior Mathematics and Science
  6. English, Humanities and Modern History
  7. General Mathematics, Physics and Junior Mathematics and Science
  8. Health & Physical Education and Mathematical Methods
  9. Visual Art

Living in Charters Towers
Take a step back in time and discover the enchanting outback town of Charters Towers, just an hour and a half west of Townsville. Driving through the streets of Charters Towers is like viewing a living montage of Australian history and heritage. From a chance discovery in 1871, Charters Towers became a gold rush town and quickly grew to become the second largest town in Queensland. Today, the pace is a little less hectic although the magnificent heritage buildings are testament to the prosperity of years past.

CLICK HERE for more information on what Charters Towers has to offer.

What's in it for you?
Teaching at Charters Towers School of Distance Education can provide unique and professionally rewarding opportunities for all. We also offer a range of additional incentives, such as:

  • A highly attractive remuneration package, generous superannuation, salary sacrificing options and leave loading
  • Considerable relocation assistance, if applicable
  • Air-conditioned and inexpensive accommodation (upon application and subject to availability)
  • Access to a range of additional benefits through our Remote
  • Area Incentive Scheme (RAIS)

Above all, as a teacher in Charters Towers, you will have the opportunity to challenge yourself and work with a supportive school management team. Whether you have your sights set on a senior teaching role or a school leadership opportunity, with exceptional and tailored professional development opportunities, you will be enabled to accelerate your chosen pathway.

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.**


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and other Sciences, English and Literature, Mathematics

School Type


Job Closing Date

29 Jul, 2021