English, Humanities Secondary Teacher - Rockhampton Geographic Area

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Rockhampton QLD, Australia
  • 30 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Are you a passionate English, Humanities teacher looking for that next step in your career? The Rockhampton Geographic Area are seeking English, Humanities teachers to commence in 2022 who are passionate about helping young people develop into informed, creative, thinking members of the community.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Rockhampton region
Job ad reference QLD/389086
Closing date 30-Nov-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Fortnightly salary $2488.90 - $3746.40
Job duration Commence: 20 January 2022
Contact person Natasha Peacock
Contact details 07 4932 4078
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Rockhampton is one of the oldest towns in Queensland and the rich history of the town is displayed throughout. Built on the banks of the Fitzroy River the town is home to many heritage listed buildings that give the town a vintage charm. Known primarily for its cattle industry Rockhampton is known as the Beef Capital of Australia and regularly hosts the Beef Australia Expo bringing visitors from around the country and the world.

The Rockhampton region is full of exciting things to do for the whole family. The Rockhampton Zoo, newly redesigned Kershaw Gardens, Heritage Village and Mount Archer National Park are all popular activities. There is also easy access to the stunning Southern Great Barrier Reef and accompanying Keppel Islands just a short drive away in Yeppoon. These islands offer year round crystal clear waters and coral diversity to rival the Whitsundays.

The successful applicant may have access to departmental funding for removal costs and travel expenses.

Our schools offer tailored professional development packages to support the transition to the Rockhampton Geographic Area and to support your future career aspirations.

For further information about the schools in the Rockhampton Geographic Area please visit the school's websites below:

  • Rockhampton State High School
  • North Rockhampton State High School
  • Glenmore State High School
  • Mount Morgan State High School
  • Yeppoon State High School

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 specified locations
  • subsidised accommodation in specified 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. To find out more click here.

Applicants for these positions 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.
  • 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.
  • Working rights in Australia, which means you have, or you are eligible to obtain a valid Australian Visa with work rights (if you're not already an Australian Citizen or resident).

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 and graduates are encouraged to include completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, unofficial academic transcript for 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.**

Subject

English and Literature, History and Social Sciences

School Type

Secondary

Job Closing Date

30 Nov, 2021