Teacher in Students with Disabilities SWD - Intellectual Impairment

$63,365 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mackay QLD, Australia
  • 26 Feb, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Teach Queensland (Organisation site)
Central Queensland Region

Contact person: Brittany Jaques
Contact details: CQRecruitment@qed.qld.gov.au Access the National Relay Service

Mackay District Special School is currently seeking a passionate and devoted teacher to join their professional team in 2021. The successful applicants will work with a varied and comprehensive curriculum that supports each student's individual learning goals. Don't miss this opportunity to join a school community that celebrates diversity and engages all students in challenging learning experiences!

Mackay is a city that is well known for Art Deco buildings, lush green expanses and an elegant marina. Swelled by the easy access to fresh seafood the city has a vibrant dining precinct and if you'd prefer to catch your meal yourself Mackay is home to some of the state's best fishing locations. Take a relaxing walk along the stunning beaches right on your doorstep or take a trip out to islands at the southern entrance of the Whitsunday passage.

Take a short drive inland from the city and you will find yourself at the Eungella National Park. A rainforest paradise this stunning location provides the incredible opportunity to swim with a platypus. If this elusive creature cannot be found you won't leave disappointed, there are secluded waterfalls and rainforest walks that you won't want to miss. Mackay is the perfect location to experience the best Queensland has to offer with endless wildlife and views that will take your breath away.

What is in it for you?

As the largest employer of teachers in Queensland the department has some attractive benefits for employees, including:

  • assistance with relocating
  • attractive salary and benefits
  • incentives for teaching in remote areas
  • locality allowance in specialized locations

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

Applicants for these positions must possess:

  • A relevant teaching qualification. 
  • Employment for pre-service/graduate teachers will be subject to the successful completion of a relevant teaching qualification and meeting the minimum requirements as a teacher with the department.
  • 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
  • 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. 

How to apply:

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Enter your personal details
  • Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees
  • Pre-service teachers are encouraged to include completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, unofficial academic transcript for current course of study

Employment as a teacher is available to:

  • Australian citizens.
  •  Persons who reside in Australia and have permission or a right to be granted permission, under Commonwealth law, to remain in Australia indefinitely.
  •  New Zealand citizens who have a special category visa or a right to be granted a special category visa under the Migration Act 1958.

**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.**

Further information
We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Suitable Applications will remain on file for 12 months and may be considered for other teaching vacancies in any school location.

Subject

Special Needs

School Type

Others

Job Closing Date

31 Mar, 2021