Students with Disabilities Teacher (Multiple Impairment) - Atherton State School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 21 Apr, 2022
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching - Primary Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

WEEKEND ADVENTURES ABOUND on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands… The Atherton State School community looks forward to welcoming a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative Students with Disabilities (Multiple Impairment) Teacher to our dedicated and professional team. This is a temporary full time position commencing term 2.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNQ413118/22
Closing date 24-Jun-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Job duration 19 April 2022 to 4 August 2022
Contact person Helen Foulger
Contact details 07 4095 7333
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Our dedicated teaching team look forward to welcoming a hard working, vibrant and energetic Students with disabilities (Multiple Impairment) teacher to our school community in term two for this temporary full time position.

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. Department of Health information page for further information about obtaining your COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

Welcome to Atherton State School

Located in the hub of the lush tropical tableland community of Far North Queensland, our school caters for approximately 480 students from Prep to Year Six.  At Atherton State School we have a strong academic, sporting, cultural and technological focus, underpinned by our motto Achievement Through Endeavour. We take pride in providing our students with varied and interesting learning opportunities within an atmosphere of family support and values and with a focus on doing one's best.

Explore our website to learn more about Atherton State 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 the Atherton Tablelands Region 

Just 90 minutes from Cairns by car, you'll find yourself in the stunning Atherton Tablelands Region. Watch the scenery change as you climb “up the hill”, be sure to keep an eye out for local landmarks painted on the granite boulders as you pass.  Take the time to pause at one of many spectacular lookouts and take in the amazing landscape below – it is a truly incredible sight.

The tablelands area is incredibly unique with stunning rainforest, volcanic formations, crater lakes and views across rolling pastures to Mt Bartle Frere, the highest mountain in Queensland.  It is also home to an amazing array of local produce, with plenty of opportunities to sample everything from chocolates and cheese to wines and the most delicious macadamia nuts you'll ever taste!  You can pop into popular Mungalli Creek Dairy and learn about their milk production, or sit down to a high tea and daydream as you lose yourself in the beauty of the landscape.

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.


  • Read the attached Role Description
  • 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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Job Closing Date

24 Jun, 2022