Famous for being the sugar capital of Australia, The Burdekin district is located about one hour drive south of Townsville. Nestled in the delta of the mighty Burdekin River, its two popular townships—Ayr and Home Hill—are linked by the iconic Burdekin Bridge. We are seeking multiple engaging, student-focused teachers to deliver curriculum across multiple subject areas at Home Hill State High School. Apply now!
Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Workplace Location: Townsville region
Job ad reference: QLD/NQR369591/21
Closing date: 23-Sep-2021
Yearly salary: $64934 - $97741
Fortnightly salary: $2488.90 - $3746.00
Job duration: Commence; as soon as possible and 20 January 2022
Contact person: NQR Recruitment, Human Resources
Contact details Ph: (07) 4758 3357 | Em: Recruitment.NQR@qed.qld.gov.au
Home Hill State High School prides itself on an extensive record of academic excellence, consistently graduating students with excellent outcomes. Yet our school also offers students a broad range of vocational certificates to enable entry to a range of potential pathways; to continue on with further study, gain apprenticeships or move into the workforce. Our school is an integral part of the Home Hill community and closely identifies with, and connects to the local community aspirations.
As a relatively small secondary school, we are able to develop an extensive knowledge of our students as individuals. With that comes the ability to focus greater personal attention to understanding the hopes, needs and aspirations of our very important young people. However, our school is still able to provide a range of opportunities equal to considerably larger schools.
We have a great focus on caring for students, leading through positive actions and reinforcing traditional values.
Home Hill State High School is currently accepting applications for the below positions:
2021 - commencing as soon as possible!
2022 - commencing 20 January 2022
Our school is committed to Excellence in Learning, Maximum Performance and Quality Citizenship.
Welcome to the Burdekin!
The Burdekin district produces the biggest sugar cane crops in the country, along with a diverse selection of vegetables and tropical fruits. Along the coast you will find Alva Beach, a popular launching spot for dive boats heading out to explore the S.S Yongala shipwreck. This shipwreck has been ranked as one of the top 10 wreck dives in the world because of its abundant mega-marine life and corals. The Burdekin region is also a popular spot for fishing, well-known for its barramundi, mudcrabs, other estuary species and off-coast reef fishing.
As a teacher in the Burdekin, you will be joining a dedicated and professional teaching team who are fully committed to their students, regularly go above and beyond to provide the best possible educational opportunities, and are immensely proud of their culture of care and high expectations both in and out of the classroom. This role will suit a highly motivated and engaging secondary teacher who is looking for their next teaching adventure.
What's in it for you?
In addition to the sense of fulfilment you will feel when stepping into this important role, we also offer a range of additional benefits, including:
Whether you are an experienced teacher or just starting out in your teaching career, the supportive environment and professional development opportunities on offer will see you thrive on a personal and professional level.
If you have a passion for creating a brighter future for your students, apply now!
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:
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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