Primary and Secondary Teacher, Outdoor and Environmental Education - Columboola Environmental Education Centre

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Darling Downs, QLD, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Primary Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Columboola Environmental Education Centre is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join their team permanently from 2022. Columboola EEC is situated in the Western Downs between Chinchilla and Miles. Columboola is unique. Your experience here will be memorable. Don't miss out!

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Darling Downs - Maranoa,South West Qld,Toowoomba region
Job ad reference QLD/DDSW390539/21
Closing date 24-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Fortnightly salary $2488.90 - $3746
Job duration Commencing 20/01/2022, unless otherwise determined
Contact person Nicole Rosengreen
Contact details 07 4616 3746 /
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We strive to enhance the personal growth and development of students by providing the opportunity to experience the unique physical, environmental and personal challenges associated with living and working in the country and foster their appreciation of their role as equal custodians of a fragile and important environment. We delivery a range of higher order thinking education programs both on site and off site in the fields of environmental sciences, general sciences and allied technologies, indigenous perspectives and sustainability. This position requires the successful candidate to work away from Columboola EEC for a number of weeks throughout the year, delivering remote offsite camping programs and remote/rural school visits.

The successful candidate would be required to possess (or demonstrate the ability to obtain) formal qualifications in Canoeing, Bushwalking, Navigation, High and Low Ropes and Remote First Aid. This position requires the teacher to be delivering programs outside in a range of weather conditions, including setting up, packing away, cleaning and maintenance of centre equipment. The successful candidate will need to be physically fit.

Please refer to our website to get an insight to what we do and achieve each week.

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.
  • 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, 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.

How to apply:

Simply click the Green 'Apply online' button below, enter your personal details and please submit the following documents:

  • A brief resume/CV
  • Contact details for two referees (one of whom is your current or most recent supervisor)
  • Pre-service teachers to include any completed practicum reports (summary only), mentor/referee statements (summary only), 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.**


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Job Closing Date

24 Oct, 2021