Secondary Teacher in English and Humanities - Murgon State High School

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Murgon QLD 4605, Australia
  • 19/02/2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching – Secondary

Job Description

Murgon State High School are seeking productive and adaptable English and Humanities teacher to join their team. This position is temporary full time to start on the 19/04/2021 to the 25/06/2021 with the possibility of extension. Subsidised local accommodation may also be available.

Position status: Temporary

Position type: Full-time

Occupational group: Education & Training

Classification: Teacher

Workplace Location: Darling Downs - Maranoa,Sunshine Coast,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay

Job ad reference: QLD/DDSW364806/21

Closing date: 05-Mar-2021

Yearly salary: $63350 - $95356

Fortnightly salary: $2428 - $3655

Job duration: 19/04/2021 to 25/06/2021

Contact person: Natalie Cockram

Contact details: 07 46672303

Welcome to Murgon State High School. We are located in the heart of a small rural township in the South Burnett region. Murgon has a population of approximately 2500. The school was opened in 1945 and has been providing education for 12 to 17 years in the communities of Murgon, Wondai, Cherbourg, Goomeri and Proston for the past 70 years.

Murgon State High School is co-educational catering for students in junior (years 7-9) and senior (years 10-12) secondary schooling including a Special Education unit. We have a mixture of new and/or beginning teachers and many accomplished experienced educators.

In 2019, Murgon State High School will have 384 students enrolled. They come from a variety of backgrounds including farming, rural, local businesses and Indigenous communities. Most students transition into Murgon State High School in year 7 from our feeder primary schools including Murgon State school, Wheatlands State school Cherbourg State school, Cloyna State school, Moffatdale State school ,Windera State school, and St Joseph's Catholic School. Year 10 students from Goomeri State School, Proston State School and Wondai State School also transition into Murgon High. Approximately 46% of our students are Indigenous. Many of our students travel by bus from the rural areas surrounding Murgon.

For more information about our great school please visit our website

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.

**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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