Outdoor and Environmental Education Teacher- Holloways Beach Environmental Education Centre

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 30 Jun, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching – Primary Teaching – Secondary

Job Description

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY… STUNNING LOCATION… We look forward to welcoming an energetic, enthusiastic and engaging teacher to our team for the remainder of the 2021 school year. The successful applicant will have the skills and experience to deliver educational programs to visiting students and lead adventurous activities. Permanent teachers with the Department are encouraged to discuss their interests with their supervising Principal prior to submitting their application.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region, Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNQ378217/21
Closing date 10-Dec-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Job duration July 2021 to 10 December 2021 - unless otherwise determined
Contact person Louise Carver
Contact details 07 40559300

Welcome to the Holloways Beach Environmental Education Centre

As a teacher at the Holloways Beach Environmental Education Centre, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Deliver engaging educational programs to students visiting the centre
  • Lead groups of students in a variety of adventurous challenges
  • Provide high-quality teaching and learning
  • Nurture positive relationships between students, teachers and the community.

Our preferred applicant will be dynamic and energetic with knowledge of the local environment and ecosystems. You will possess, or be willing to obtain licences and qualifications appropriate to the effective functioning of the Centre (dependent upon the educational focus and geographical setting of the centre, licences required may include one or more of the following: current “A” and “D” class manual drivers licence; powerboat licence; radio operator's licence; first aid & CPR certificate; instruct high ropes, abseil instructor, surf life-saving bronze medallion, canoeing instructor certificates etc..

PERMANENT TEACHERS – please discuss your interest in this position with your supervising Principal PRIOR to applying as they will need to authorise your release if you are the successful applicant.

Explore our website to learn more about the Holloways Beach Environmental Education Centre

What's in it for you?

  • A highly attractive remuneration package, generous superannuation, salary sacrificing options and leave loading
  • Relocation assistance
  • A broad range of professional development opportunities

Applicants for this position must possess:

  • 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.
  • An active application for teacher employment lodged online via the Teach Queensland website
  • 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.


  • Read the attached Role Description
  • Attach a brief resume, contact details for two referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor) and a maximum one page written response outlining the skills and knowledge you will bring to the role.
  • Pre-Service & Beginning Teachers are encouraged to supply their most recent practicum report and academic transcript for the last completed study period (unofficial is fine).

**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**


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Job Closing Date

10 Dec, 2021