Lower Primary Teacher - Flying Fish Point State School

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 24 Sep, 2021
Part time - Fixed Term Teaching - Primary

Job Description

If you have a desire to live beside the ocean and you are a hard-working, enthusiastic and dedicated primary teacher then Flying Fish Point State School is just the place for you. Our dedicated teaching team looks forward to welcoming a hard-working, enthusiastic and adventure loving lower primary teacher for this temporary part time (0.4FTE) position commencing in term four. The successful applicant will have the skills and experience to differentiate learning to meet the needs of students in a multi-age setting.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNQ387592/21
Closing date 10-Dec-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Job duration 5 Oct 21 to 9 Dec 22 - unless otherwise determined
Contact person Melissa Wieland
Contact details 07 40635111
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We invite applications from resourceful, resilient and hard-working lower primary teachers for this temporary part time (0.4FTE) position commencing in term four. Our preferred applicant will have a passion for adventure, the willingness to get involved in our small rural community and possess the skills and ability to differentiate lessons to meet the needs of students in a multi-age setting.

Welcome to Flying Fish Point State School

Our school has an enrolment of approximately 50 students from prep to year 6 from Flying Fish Point and the surrounding area. Students are arranged into multi-age classes, where all students benefit from more holistic, child responsive curriculum practices and the development of strong positive relationships with their teachers and peers. Our supportive school environment has a reputation for its happy and well-behaved children. Our focus is to provide our students with the best educational outcomes possible. We take a proactive approach to the management of student behaviour in which staff embrace and enforce the behaviour management policy.

The successful applicant will join our cohesive staff to provide a wonderful environment where our students can reach their potential.

Explore our website to learn more about Flying Fish Point State School.

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

Welcome to the Cassowary Coast

There is so much to explore just 90 minutes south of Cairns along the Cassowary Coast; with the Great Barrier Reef and world heritage rainforest right on your doorstep. Explore local Indigenous culture, and while away your weekends on palm fringed beaches, stunning waterfalls, freshwater swimming holes and tropical islands or camping to mention a few activities.

Visit the Cassowary Coast website to see further information.

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