Secondary Teacher in English - Kenmore State High School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 11 May, 2022
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Kenmore State High School has an exciting opportunity for two highly motivated, passionate teachers to deliver English curriculum. Graduates, Beginning and Experienced teachers, as well as returning teachers are encouraged to apply for these rewarding opportunities!

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-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/MER/419346/22
Closing date 25-May-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Fortnightly salary $2551 - $3840
Job duration ASAP to 9/12/2022
Contact person Sally Hawkes
Contact details 0733271555

Kenmore State High School is a highly regarded school in the western suburbs of Brisbane. The school is located in a very attractive setting on the delightful Moggill Creek. The local community is very supportive of our school and encourages its young people to pursue education as a priority.

We currently have two positions available:
The first position will cover Year 7-9 English and Year 11 General English, and the second position will cover Year 9-10 English and Year 11 Literature.

The ideal candidate will be trained to deliver English curriculum - Beginning Teachers are encouraged to apply.

Kenmore enjoys an excellent reputation and has outstanding achievements across the academic, cultural, citizenship and sporting areas. We have outstanding staff who have contributed much to the lives of our students over the years. Inspirational teaching and quality learning are cornerstones of our school.

The school has a strong direction that is underpinned by five core values. We believe that every student has the ability to learn and expect each person to strive for personal bests. We provide a learning environment that provides multiple opportunities for every student to experience success and to build on this success. This success is vital in a moving and changing world. We want our students to experience learning that is futuristic, enterprising and transferable to the range of situations that will emerge in their lifetimes. We want our students to have a range of options for a quality life because they have maximised every opportunity that this school has offered and see our students graduate as decent citizens with a deep social conscience and a very real commitment to humanity.

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.

Workers in education settings, including schools, early childhood and care services (such as kindergartens and childcare centres) or Outside School Hours Care, will need to have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 17 December 2021, and the second dose by 11:59pm on 23 January 2022.

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.

How to apply:

Please note: If you are Permanent Teacher with the Department of Education, you must have your current Principal's endorsement to apply for this position.

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Enter your personal details
  • 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"
  • 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.


English and Literature

School Type


Job Closing Date

25 May, 2022