Secondary Teacher - Richmond State School

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Richmond QLD, Australia
  • 04 Jun, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching – Secondary

Job Description

Richmond State School is currently accepting applications from Secondary teachers to join their team of dedicated professionals. The ability to teach either Health and Physical Education (HPE) or Industrial Technology and Design (Manual Arts) would be highly regarded however, is not mandatory to be successful in this role. Graduate and experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.

Job details
Position status: Permanent
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Teacher
Workplace Location: North West Qld
Job ad reference: QLD/NQR371085/21
Closing date: 17-Jun-2021
Yearly salary: $63350 - $95356
Fortnightly salary: $2428.20 - $3655.00
Job duration: Commence 5 October 2021
Contact person: Elizabeth Mayo, Principal
Contact details Ph: (07) 4768 6333 | Em:
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Richmond State School is a co-educational facility offering a range and variety of learning experiences for students in Prep to Year 10. It caters for approximately 80 students from the small rural community of Richmond, which is situated on the Flinders Highway approximately half way between Townsville and Mt Isa. We are committed to ensuring that our students are provided with a broad range of learning opportunities which not only engage them but also challenge them to achieve their personal best. Richmond State School provides a quality education in a caring and supportive environment, where productive relationships between our families, the school and community are fostered and valued.

This is an incredible opportunity to work with remarkable kids in a beautiful place. To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A genuine passion for teaching and love of children
  • The resilience to work in a remote community and a yearning to make a difference to learning outcomes
  • The agility to teach outside your subject area and willingness to stretch yourself professionally
  • A dedication to providing effective learning programs, and an understanding of teaching strategies to cater for the cultural needs of your students
  • The ability to earn the respect of your students and their families through your exceptional rapport building skills
  • The adaptability, resilience and perseverance to maintain professional standards and a positive attitude in challenging circumstances
  • Although not a requirement of the role, some experience working with students from low socio-economic or disadvantaged communities will see you hit the ground running in this position

What's in it for you?

In addition to the pure thrill of seeing your students take significant educational leaps and finding yourself immersed in a rich culture, we also offer a range of additional benefits, including:

  • A highly attractive remuneration package, generous superannuation, salary sacrificing options and leave loading
  • Considerable relocation assistance
  • Air-conditioned and inexpensive accommodation (subject to availability, upon application)
  • Access to a range of additional benefits through our Remote Area Incentive Scheme (RAIS)

Above all, as a teacher at Richmond you will have the opportunity to challenge yourself and work with a management team who are genuinely invested in helping you plan for and achieve your career trajectory goals. Whether you have your sights set on a senior teaching role or a school leadership opportunity, with exceptional and tailored professional development opportunities, you will be enabled to accelerate your chosen pathway.

Life in Richmond

Living in Richmond will truly be the experience of a lifetime! This region of Australia is home to the real outback, with stunning countryside steeped in culture and history. If you are looking for a slower pace you will enjoy all Richmond has to offer, with space to enjoy the peace, tranquility and beauty of the land.

HELP (HECS) Debt Support for Remote Teachers:

To be eligible for this initiative you must be employed in a teaching position at of the schools listed below. This initiative will remit all or part of your accumulated HELP debt after you have been engaged in a teaching position, including as an early childhood teacher, for four years in a very remote location in Australia.

Further information is also available on the Frequently Asked Questions page.

How to apply:

Simply click the Green 'Apply online' button below, enter your personal details and as per the School's request, applicants are required to submit:

  • A current Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact details for 2 referees (One of whom is your current or most recent supervisor. If you have previously held a teaching role it is expected that your referees hold a supervisory/leadership role within the school)
  • Pre-service teachers are advised to include any completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, and 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.


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Job Closing Date

17 Jun, 2021