Students with Disabilities (Multiple Impairment) Teacher - Whitfield State School, Special Education Program

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 27 Aug, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching - Primary Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Cosmopolitan city living, tropical rainforest tablelands, glorious Great Barrier Reef; you really can have it all! If this checks boxes on your list, we have an opportunity for you! Whitfield State School Special Education Program is looking for a dynamic Students with Disabilities (Multiple Impairment) teacher to join our teaching team! With everything you need at your fingertips and fun weekend adventures just a little way away, you won’t find a more dynamic and exciting place to live and work – Apply Now!

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/FNQ375735/21
Closing date 10-Dec-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Job duration July 2021 to 10 December 2021 - unless otherwise determined
Contact person Matthew Thompson
Contact details 07 40347333
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We look forward to welcoming a hard-working, fun-loving and resourceful teacher to our school community in 2021. The successful applicant will be adventurous, resilient and committed to sharing in the learning journey of our students.

A note for permanent state school teachers: you must seek the approval of your supervising principal prior to applying for this position.

Welcome to Whitfield State School
Whitfield State School is just minutes away from the buzzing city centre. Set on a large site with sports ovals, beautiful gardens and our own little patch of tropical rainforest, we are one of the largest primary schools in the Cairns area. With our modern facilities, we are well resourced to provide our students with a rich and varied learning experience. We are proud to be able to offer two programs of excellence for our students who are excelling in the academic and sporting arenas.

We are currently seeking a dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic middle or upper primary teacher to join our dedicated teaching team. This is a temporary full time position commencing in term three until the end of the 2018 school year.

Explore our website to learn more about Whitfield State School and be sure to check out the video our students created.

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 two 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