Teacher - Secondary (Multiple Permanent roles) - Mareeba State High School

$64,260 - $96,266 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane City QLD, Australia
  • 02/12/2020
Full time - Permanent Teaching

Job Description

Mareeba State High School

FANCY A TREE CHANGE? Mareeba State High School has a number of exciting upcoming opportunities for skilled secondary teachers across multiple teaching areas. Commencing in January 2021, these are PERMANENT full time positions.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/353601
Closing date 31-Jan-2021
Total remuneration $64260 up to $96266
Salary Other Plus Superannuation
Job duration Commencing January 2021
Contact person Scott Whybird
Contact details 07 4086 2777

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We look forward to welcoming a number of skilled secondary teachers to our school community in January 2021 across the following teaching areas:

  • Business and Information & Communication Technology
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Health & Physical Education and Junior Mathematics
  • Industrial Graphics Skills
  • Industrial Technology Skills and Junior Mathematics
  • Junior Home Economics
  • Senior Engineering
  • Learning Support

These are PERMANENT full time positions and will suit both experienced and beginning teachers.

Welcome to Mareeba State High School

We are a modern secondary school set in the picturesque rural town of Mareeba. Catering to approximately 760 students from Years 7 to 12, we are proud of our academic standards, the cultural richness of our community, our sporting champions and creative brilliance.

Our size means we are able to offer a personal and individual approach to all students, supporting them in achieving their goals by providing opportunities to extend learning and be challenged. We do this through implementing a number of innovative practices and programs including Gifted and Talented, Instrumental Music, Performing Arts Excellence, and Rugby League Engagement programs. We promote school-based apprenticeships and traineeships as a pathway into trades, with our strong industry links enabling senior VET students to gain VET qualifications ensuring they are work ready.

We are proud of our professional teaching team and innovative practices in delivering our contemporary curriculum. Our teachers are provided with regular Professional Development, maintaining our cutting edge in educational practice.

Explore our website to learn more about Mareeba State High 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

Living in Mareeba

The multi-cultural district of Mareeba has a strong sense of community and is famous for the annual ‘Mareeba Rodeo'. Our region is rich in history and heritage; from the days of gold mining to reminders of World War II, there is plenty to see and do in the district. Mareeba is only one hour's drive west of coastal Cairns. Mareeba and surrounding areas have quite a reputation as a food lover's paradise with tropical fruit farms, wineries and coffee plantations to explore.

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.


  • 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**

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.


Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

  • Teacher Role Description - Mareeba State High School (PDF, 552KB)
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