Teacher for Students with Disabilities (Multiple Impairment) - Parramatta State School

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 03 Jun, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching – Primary

Job Description

OUTSTANDING TEAM, CENTRAL CAIRNS LOCATION. Parramatta State School invites applications from teachers of Students with Disabilities for this temporary full time role. Commencing as soon as possible, our preferred applicant will have a qualification or experience in special education, however applicants with a strong interest in special education are also encouraged to apply.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/372841
Closing date 10-Dec-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Job duration Until the 10 December 2021
Contact person Michael Patane
Contact details 0740428111

We look forward to welcoming a teacher of Students with Disabilities to our team for this temporary full-time position. Our preferred applicant will hold a qualification in Special Education or have experience in a similar role. Applicants with a strong interest in working with students with disabilities are also encouraged to apply and will be provided with profession development to build their capability in this area.

Welcome to Parramatta State School
Located in the heart of Cairns, Parramatta State School strives for success for all students in a welcoming and accepting environment. We set high expectations for student learning achievement for all and encourage diversity in teaching practices and pedagogies. We are a school of many and diverse cultures, including indigenous cultural groups. Parramatta State School is a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) school, with the principles of Respect, Safety, Learning.

Our Prep to Year 6 curriculum is taught using the Australian Curriculum, including the General Capabilities, catering for Student Diversity, inclusive practices and embedding the Cross Curriculum Priorities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures.

The Cairns Early Childhood Development Program (ECDP) is located within our school grounds and supports children under school age who have a diagnosed or suspected disability and significant educational needs.

Explore our website to learn more about Parramatta 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

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**

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

Applicants are to apply online and supply all requested documentation. Applications may be used to fill other similar vacancies and will remain current for up to 12 months. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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Job Closing Date

10 Dec, 2021