Primary Teacher for Prep to Year 6 in HPE/General Humanities - Coppabella State School and Valkyrie State School

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • QLD, Australia
  • 31 May, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching – Primary

Job Description

Attention primary teachers - are you dynamic, flexible, and looking for a tree change away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Coppabella State School and Valkyrie State School are looking for a teacher to deliver predominantly health and physical education and humanities classes between both schools. The successful applicant would have access to subsidised departmental accommodation in Coppabella and travel 30 minutes to Valkyrie two days a week. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a small rural location while developing your teaching and leadership skills. Apply now to make the most of this unique and rewarding opportunity!

Position status Permanent
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Central West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CQR367536/21
Closing date 30-Jun-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Fortnightly salary $2428.20 - $3655.00
Job duration Commence: ASAP
Contact person Brittany Jaques
Contact details

Valkyrie is located in the Isaac Regional Shire; approximately 144 kilometres from Mackay. It is part of the larger Central Highlands district which encompasses 17 unique communities including the towns of Clermont, Coppabella, Dysart, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah and St Lawrence. The town is best known for cattle grazing but is also supported by a coal mine in the western parts of the locality.

Coppabella is a small community that sits 159 kilometres from Mackay. Coppabella was designed to service the junction of two railways lines from the surrounding mines. The town is owned and operated by Queensland Rail with the name even being decided by the companies General Manager at the time. The Valkyrie and Coppabella townships allow you to experience the best of the welcoming hospitality rural Central Queensland has to offer. Just a short road trip will give you access to many unique rural towns bursting with history and unique experiences.

For further information about the school, please click here to visit the school's website.

What is in it for you?
As the largest employer of teachers in Queensland, the department has some attractive benefits for employees, including:

  • assistance with relocating
  • attractive salary and benefits
  • incentives for teaching in remote areas
  • locality allowance in specified locations
  • subsidised accommodation in specified locations

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.

Further information
We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Suitable Applications will remain on file for 12 months and may be considered for other teaching vacancies in any school location.


History and Social Sciences, Physical Education and Sports, Other Subjects

School Type


Job Closing Date

30 Jun, 2021