Industrial Technology and Design Teacher (ITD) - Metropolitan Region

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Queensland, Australia
  • 13 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Are you ready for your next teaching adventure? We are currently looking for passionate and enthusiastic Technologies - ITD Teachers to join our Metropolitan Region Secondary Schools in 2022. These opportunities are for teachers who enjoy the rewards of making positive impacts on the lives and the future of our students. If you are passionate about hands on learning and practical education, apply now!

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Job ad reference QLD/MER390629
Closing date 27-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Job duration  
Contact person Hayley Allan
Contact details 0736340606

About the role:

Commonly, these subject areas incorporate theoretical knowledge with practical application in learning environments that include: computer applications; workshops and practical workspaces; a variety of equipment (both fixed and portable); and a range of materials - typically associated with wood, metal, plastics and their related products and accessories. Whether you are an end of year graduate, beginning teaching professional, or an experienced teacher, we have various Permanent and Temporary Teaching roles commencing Term 1, 2022.

Our schools will be looking for teachers that are experienced in teaching the following subject areas from years 7 to 12:

  • Engineering Principles & Systems (Year 7-10)
  • Materials & Technologies
  • Materials & Technologies Specialisations (Year 7-10)
  • Design and Technologies (Year 7-10) - includes locally known subjects/electives such as; ITD, Manual Arts, Manufacturing, Graphics etc.
  • Design
  • Building and Construction Skills
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Skills
  • Furnishing Skills
  • Industrial Graphics Skills
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Technologies (Year 7-8)
  • VET Construction Engineering & Mining
  • VET Furnishing
  • Manual Arts

*Experience in vocational training and a current TAE40116 qualification will be highly regarded.

About the schools in the Metropolitan Region

The Metropolitan region is one of the more popular location choices for teachers and their families because it includes Brisbane and its surrounds, stretching from Sandgate in the north, down to Sunnybank in the south, and through to Ipswich in the west, stopping short of Laidley.

Benefits of working and living in the Metropolitan region

Our region offers all the benefits of big city living with access to rural experiences at your back door.

Metropolitan Region is in the midst of major infrastructure and population growth. The area has a vibrant cultural scene and is fast becoming a thriving family-friendly community, with affordable living, attractive home and land packages, and some of the best kid's parks in South East Queensland. The new residential developments in Springfield, Ripley and Providence offer affordable acreage living with trendy dining and shopping options just down the road!

Metropolitan region has approximately: 

  • 180 primary schools
  • 44 secondary schools
  • 8 P-12 schools
  • 12,000 teachers
  • 150,000 students

Our region has the largest student population and a high demand for teaching roles of all our educational regions. You can search our Schools Directory Map for a list of the schools located in this region and their contact details.

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.

How to apply:

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees (one of whom is your current supervisor) and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role under "How You Will Be Assessed"
  • Complete the questionnaire 
  • Pre-service teachers 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.**


Construction, Engineering, Architecture, and Design

School Type


Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021