Secondary Digital Technologies and Mathematics Teacher - Gordonvale State High School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 07 Mar, 2022
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

FANCY A TREE CHANGE? Gordonvale State High School invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Digital Technologies and Junior Mathematics teachers for a PERMANENT full-time position. Commencing in March 2022, our preferred applicant will have the skills, knowledge and/ or experience to teach Digital Technology and Mathematics to students in years 7 to 10. Teachers with the ability to teach Junior Science will also be highly regarded. The successful candidate will be dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative in their approach to delivering the curriculum, and have the ability to work collaboratively with a dedicated and professional teaching team.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNQ409136/22
Closing date 24-Jun-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Job duration Commencing March 2022
Contact person Renee Krause
Contact details 07 4043 3222

Gordonvale State High School is located 25 minutes south of Cairns.  The school is a Year 7-12 High School catering to the needs of 800 students. Our school motto is:  Strive to Excel.

A permanent full-time opportunity exists for a skilled Digital Technologies and Mathematics teacher to join our team in 2022. As the successful applicant, you will work alongside our Technologies HOD to further develop the Digital Technology program by aligning it to the Australian Curriculum Technologies syllabus and providing engaging opportunities to students from year 7 to year 10.  You will have the ability to develop curriculum programs that involve a range of practical digital technologies including: coding, robotics, website development, network management etc. Teachers with the ability to teach Junior Science will also be highly regarded.

Explore our website to learn more about Gordonvale State High School

Workers in education settings, including schools, early childhood and care services (such as kindergartens and childcare centres) or Outside School Hours Care, are required to have received the prescribed number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

To ensure the Department of Education is complying with this requirement successful applicants will be required to supply supporting evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination for employment to any roles in the designated categories. Please visit the Department of Education COVID-19 website for further information. Please visit the Department of Health information page for further information about obtaining your COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

A NOTE FOR PERMANENT STATE SCHOOL TEACHERS: You must have the approval of your substantive Principal prior to submitting your application for this position

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 Gordonvale

An easy 25-minute drive from Cairns city, on the southern corridor is the small rural sugar growing town of Gordonvale.  Home to approximately 6700 the town has a lovely historic charm with a number of heritage listed buildings and sites. 

Rising proudly from the cane fields is the iconic Walsh's Pyramid or Bundadjarruga in the Yidinji language.  At 922 metres high, Walsh's Pyramid is the world's highest freestanding natural pyramid and is a favourite hiking trail for locals and visitors alike. 

Just a stone's throw away from some of FNQ's best attractions, you'll find plenty of activities to fill your weekends.  Visit the beautiful Babinda Boulders, go caving in Chillagoe, wander through ancient lava tubes at Undara, spot platypus in Yungaburra or spend the morning at one of many weekend markets.  You'll love it here in the Far North!

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**

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Information Technology/Computer Sciences, Mathematics

School Type


Job Closing Date

24 Jun, 2022