Secondary Teacher in Agricultural Science - Ravenshoe State School

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Ravenshoe QLD, Australia
  • 05 May, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching – Secondary

Job Description

Ravenshoe State School invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Agricultural Practices teachers for this temporary full-time position for term two, 2021. Commencing as soon as possible, our preferred applicant will have the skills, knowledge, and/ or experience to deliver the Agricultural Practices curriculum across all years. Applications from the beginning and experienced teachers will be considered for this position.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary

Position Type Full-time

Occupational group Education & Training

Classification Teacher

Workplace Location Far North Qld

Job ad reference QLD/368583

Closing date 10-Dec-2021

Yearly salary $63350 - $95356

Job duration Commencing asap until 25 June 2021 - unless otherwise advised

Contact person Helen Carne

Contact details 07 40975333

We accept applications from suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Agricultural Practices teachers for this Temporary full-time position.

Programs in Agriculture at Ravenshoe State School have included:

  • Poultry;
  • Cattle;
  • Beekeeping;
  • Tractor driving and basic maintenance;
  • Nursery work;
  • Garden plots;
  • Hydroponics;
  • Aquacultures;
  • Agricultural construction.

The Agriculture Department is supported by a full-time Agricultural Assistant.

We are looking for someone to work alongside our Science and Technologies Head of Department to further develop the Agriculture program by aligning it to the Australian Curriculum Technologies syllabus and provide engaging opportunities to students from year 7 to year 12.

The successful applicant will be working as part of our Science and Technology teams and will be responsible for teaching classes in:

  • Year 7-10 Food and Fibre production strand of the Australian
  • Curriculum - Technology syllabus
  • Year 11-12 Agricultural Practices
  • An additional teaching area would be an advantage.

Welcome to Ravenshoe State School

Set on 37 hectares of lush farmland, in the quiet rural community of Ravenshoe, our school caters for approximately 430 students from Prep to Year 12. We pride ourselves on supporting and enhancing student outcomes through real-life and life-like experiences and the strong partnerships we have within the community, fostering a love of learning and supporting our students to become responsible global citizens of the 21st century.

We realise that achievement comes in many forms and are committed to ensuring all students have the opportunity to flourish, grow in confidence and make the most of their individual gifts and talents. Our dedicated teaching team shares in our commitment to providing quality teaching in all of our classrooms. The individual needs of all students are an important consideration at Ravenshoe, and Learning Support programs are offered on both the Primary and Secondary campuses. Making a difference in the lives of young people is at the forefront of all we do.

Explore our website to learn more about Ravenshoe 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 Ravenshoe

Ravenshoe is the highest town in Queensland at 920 metres, and is located a scenic 2 hour drive from Cairns in the Tablelands region. Home to a population of around 1440 people, Ravenshoe is a quiet rural town surrounded by mountain pastures and unspoiled world heritage rainforest. Originally known for its strong timber industry, Ravenshoe's main industries are now beef and dairy cattle. Get out and about on weekends and explore the Tablelands region, taste some amazing local produce, visit the vibrant community markets, chat with the friendly locals and enjoy the relaxed lifestyle.

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

10 Dec, 2021