Aurukun State School
Are you committed to delivering outstanding educational opportunities to your students, and ready to experience remote area living in a community rich in culture and tradition? We have just the opportunity for you! Aurukun State School looks forward to welcoming a creative and passionate Primary Arts teacher to our dedicated team in 2021. A love of the outdoors and an adventurous streak are definitely an advantage living in the Cape York region. Relocation assistance, subsidised departmental accommodation and financial incentives apply to this location.
Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Workplace Location Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNQ361315/21
Closing date 31-Jan-2021
Total remuneration $73647 up to $105653
Salary Other Plus 12.75% Super
Job duration 21 January 2021 to 3 December 2021 - unless otherwise determined
Contact person Kathy Ona
Contact details 07 4083 4333
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We look forward to welcoming a Primary Arts teacher to our dedicated team in January 2021. This is a temporary full-time position and will suit an educator who is creative, innovative and passionate about the role the arts (music, movement and visual) play in sharing stories and recording our history. As the Arts teacher, you'll work with our primary students to expose them to a variety of art forms and techniques including music, movement through dance and drama, and of course visual arts. You'll be eager to learn from community members, local artists and your own students. Our preferred applicant will be resourceful, resilient and ready to embrace the opportunities and challenges teaching remote has to offer.
Welcome to Aurukun State School
Locally known as Koolkan Aurukun Community School, we cater to current enrolments of approximately 200 students from Pre-Prep to Year 10. Our students are active learners who come from a rich cultural and linguistic background. We offer specialist teaching in music and physical education to support the interests and foster development of abilities in these important areas.
Explore our website to learn more about Aurukun State School
What's in it for you?
Living in Aurukun
Aurukun is a very remote Indigenous community located 11 hours by road from Cairns, on the North West coast of the Cape York Peninsula. Home to around 1300 people, this community is the traditional homeland of the Wik, Wik Waya and Kugu people. The predominant traditional language spoken in Aurukun is Wik Mungkan; this is the first language of most Aurukun children. A region rich in traditional cultural practices.
When you have some down time, get out and explore the local area, go fishing or camping or take the 4WD out for a run – ask the locals for some tips. Travel to Aurukun is by road or air with Skytrans operating flights on weekdays. Local amenities include a health clinic, library, fuel station, store and take away food shop.
Please note Aurukun is an Alcohol Management Plan community
Applicants for this position must possess or be eligible for the following
TO APPLY FOR THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY:
**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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Applicants are to apply online and supply all requested documentation. Applications may be used to fill other similar vacancies and will remain current for up to 12 months. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
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