Closes: 30 September 2021
Classification: Classroom Teacher
Salary: $75,443 - $112,930 plus superannuation
Position No: Secondary School Teachers - Canberra
We are recruiting and interviewing NOW for roles starting in 2022 so apply today to secure your position for next year. Interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of this advertisement, please submit your application at your earliest convenience.
Who are We
The ACT Education Directorate has an excellent education system, from pre-school and primary school through to high school and college. Become part of a welcoming, caring, and hard-working system and embrace the challenge of the 21st century where we offer the best of teaching and learning technologies.
Teachers - Secondary School
The Directorate is looking for Secondary School teachers who are enthusiastic, dedicated and can show innovation with quality learning programs that will cater for the diverse needs and interests of our students.
Future of Education
The Future of Education Strategy is a ten year strategy. Launched in August 2018, the strategy sets the ACT Government’s long-term vision through a roadmap that outlines how all students in all schools will benefit from an improved education delivery over the next decade. It focuses on:
Australia’s leading employment conditions for Teachers
The ACT Public Sector Education Directorate (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2018-2022 (Teaching Staff EA) means teachers in the ACT will be the highest paid and will have some of the best employment conditions in the country. Our Agreement leads the sector in Australia. It includes:
The lifestyle Canberra you can embrace a better work-life balance. Canberran’s enjoy getting active with lakes and mountains easily in reach of the city. With everything within an easy 30-minute drive, you’ll be able to soak up all Canberra and this region has to offer.
Get around without the overwhelm We don’t have the same traffic snarls as most other buzzing cities. Canberra is planned to perfection and everyone is close to everything. With less time spent in traffic, you’ll have more time for the fun things in life.
Canberra’s teachers are the highest paid in Australia, and we may assist with your relocation costs. Canberra doesn’t care where you’ve come from, or who you know. When you choose to work in Canberra, it’s easy to find like-minded people.
Why teach in Canberra
Canberra is one of the fastest-growing cities in Australia. We’ve needed teachers now and into the future. In Canberra you will benefit from:
Your skills and experience
Requirements for employment
To commence in a permanent teaching position within the ACT Public School system you require the following:
You are invited to apply now even if you are not currently eligible, noting that you must meet all the above requirements before commencing in a teaching position.
To complete your submission, you will need the following:
A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the ACT Public Sector Education Directorate Teaching Agreement 2018-2022 provisions will assess all applications for this position.
Any questions regarding this recruitment process please contact:
Education Recruitment on 02 6207 3046 or 02 6205 5000 or EDUTeachingInCanberra@act.gov.au
For further information about our Directorate and the ACT Public School system visit our website at www.education.act.gov.au/home
How to Apply
If you interested in applying for a teaching role with the Education Directorate in Canberra please click here.
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