Primary and Secondary Teacher (Multiple Positions) - Mornington Island State School

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mornington QLD, Australia
  • 16 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching – Primary Teaching – Secondary Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Mornington Island State School is currently inviting applications from passionate teachers to join their dedicated team in Semester 2 2021 and 2022. Both Primary and Secondary trained teachers are encouraged to apply for available secondary positions. The successful applicants will play a vital role in ensuring the students at Mornington Island State School have access to quality education, every day.

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/NQR378570/21
Closing date 29-Jul-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Fortnightly salary $2488.90 - $3746.40
Job duration Commence 12 July 2021 and 20 January 2021
Contact person Jane Polster, Deputy Principal
Contact details P: (07) 4747 9333 | E:

Mornington Island is the largest and northernmost of 22 islands in the Wellesley Islands group. Mornington Island State School is a Pre Prep - Year 10 Campus located in the town of Gununa, the largest settlement on the island. The school believes in working together within, and for, the community, and encourages students to be proud of themselves and of their rich cultural history. Teachers work together in professional learning teams to understand their students, collaboratively plan targeted, explicit and engaging learning experiences, share challenges and ideas, and celebrate successes. The vision is that all 255 students believe that they are strong, smart and deadly learners.

Current Vacancies

Commencing Term 3 (or as soon as possible) 2021

  • Special Education (SEP)
  • Internal Relief (LRT)

Commencing Term 1 2022

  • Secondary Maths
  • Secondary HASS (Humanities) and PE
  • Junior Boys (Year 5-8) Alternative Program
  • Internal Relief (LRT)

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.

HELP (HECS) Debt Support for Remote Teachers:

To be eligible for this initiative you must be employed in a teaching position at of the schools listed below. This initiative will remit all or part of your accumulated HELP debt after you have been engaged in a teaching position, including as an early childhood teacher, for four years in a very remote location in Australia.

Further information is also available on the Frequently Asked Questions page.

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. 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.
  • 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 transcripts for the 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.**


History and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Special Needs

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Job Closing Date

29 Jul, 2021