Transfer EOI Special Teacher - Coomera State Special School

$66,556 - $100,186 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Gold Coast QLD, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Primary Teaching - Secondary Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

EOI - Open only to existing permanent teachers with the Department of Education via the teacher transfer process. Coomera State Special School is looking to add passionate and innovative educators to its teaching team, in preparation for the 2023 school year. Coomera State Special School is a P-12 campus that opened in 2022. With the motto of ‘Together we can Achieve’ an exciting opportunity exists for passionate, innovative teachers to become a part of the ‘Coomera Champions’ teaching team. Teachers coming into the school must adopt our ‘Think One Team’ way of working, have exceptional relational skills and be driven to build a positive, welcoming and supportive school culture. If you are interested in being part of an innovative, creative and energetic team that will be continuing to work to create an exceptional, high performing special school, then please apply.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Gold Coast
Job ad reference QLD/SER420086/22
Closing date 29-May-2022
Yearly salary $66556 - $100186
Job duration commencing 2023
Contact person Principal
Contact details (07) 1234 5678


To be eligible to apply you must be a permanent teacher with the Department of Education and have a current application for transfer in the 2022-2023 teacher transfer process which includes a comment on screen 15 of your application indicating your interest in Coomera State Special School. Applicants that do not meet this requirement will be automatically excluded.

Refer to Teacher Transfer Guidelines (PDF) to determine eligibility. As a courtesy, teachers should advise their current principal of their application.

The Opportunity:

Coomera State Special School is particularly seeking special education trained staff, or staff that have worked in specialised settings with students with complex needs.

Coomera State Special School opened in 2022 and caters for students in years Prep to 12. The school provides a high-quality, individualised educational programs to students of Coomera and surrounding suburbs on the northern end of the Gold Coast

With a culture of high expectations, we have a strong belief that every student can learn when provided with a dynamic and fun learning environment. As a foundation to this is the understanding that building staff capability and walking together in the journey of implementing evidenced based practice for students with complex disabilities is a crucial way of working for us at Coomera State Special School, as well as partnering with families and external stakeholders to ensure our students have access to a targeted, goal oriented and enriching educational program.

Comprehensive Literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) are our signature pedagogies used to enact the Australian Curriculum. Intentional collaborative practices, data-based decision making and feedback will be the way of working for all staff. Teachers must be passionate about knowing their learners, and innovative in the manner they engage with their students, and students across the school.

If this sounds like you, then join us for this unique opportunity as we develop and expand our school in response to rapid enrolment growth.

How to apply:

  • Complete a transfer application via MyHR Recruitment
  • A brief resume (maximum 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Submit a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role - specifically:
    • How do you build a positive, welcoming and supportive classroom culture, ensuring you know the individual needs of all of the students in your class?
    • Plan, prepare and deliver innovative learning experiences consistent with the school's signature pedagogies and the Australian Curriculum.

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.


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Job Closing Date

29 May, 2022