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Interstate Teacher Recruitment Program

Various Regions, State Schools Division

CALLING ALL INTERSTATE SECONDARY TEACHERS! The Department of Education, Queensland want to hear from you if you are considering a teaching adventure like no other. Whilst we are seeking interest from all secondary teachers, we have a particular focus on recruiting teachers for the subject areas below with Principals waiting to make you a permanent offer right now! Teach Queensland

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Cairns region,Central West Qld,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Far North Qld,Mackay region,North West Qld,Rockhampton region,South West Qld,Toowoomba region,Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/CO276328/18
Closing date Ongoing
Job duration
Contact person Talent Unit
Contact details 07 3055 2620

Seeking teachers in:

  • Senior English
  • Physics, Chemistry, Biology
  • Essential  Mathematics, Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Industrial Design and Technology, Building and Construction Skills and Engineering Skills
  • Digital Solutions
  • Languages – Japanese

Priority will be placed on applicants who have broad location preferences and a willingness to go into our regional, rural and remote communities. More information about our regions can be found here.  

In addition to a competitive salary, you may be entitled to a range of other incentives depending on the location in which you choose to teach.  Some of these benefits are listed below:-

  • Permanent employment with the opportunity to seek transfer to other locations during your career in Queensland.
  • Compensation benefits for you and your dependents for the cost of travelling in and out of the community (location specific).
  • Incentive benefits to allow you to extend your stay in your chosen community (location specific).
  • Subsidised teacher accommodation in selected rural, regional and remote locations.
  • Payment of Queensland College of Teachers registration fees for 12 months (if not already obtained).
  • Expenses paid community visit and trial teaching experience in your matched school before you relocate*.

* Considered on case by case basis depending on the location in which you choose to teach.  

To be eligible to participate in the Interstate Teacher Recruitment Program you must:

  • Reside in an Australian state outside Queensland ; OR
  • Currently hold teacher qualifications (be in your final year of an education degree) in an Australian state outside Queensland; AND
  • Be eligible for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers (please note you do not have to currently hold registration in Qld to apply, we will arrange this should you be successful in the Program); AND
  • Have a valid Australian Visa with work rights (if you are not already an Australian Citizen or permanent resident); AND
  • Have not been previously excluded from employment as a teacher with Queensland Department of Education.

To apply for this opportunity of a lifetime:

  • Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees;
  • Provide responses to the online questionnaire (the questionnaire will open after you have clicked 'apply' and entered your personal details).

Don't delay, Apply NOW. Applications will be processed as they are received.

After receiving your application we will confirm your eligibility and then contact you to complete a video interview.  We will be in regular contact with you during every step of the application process.

All applicants will be considered for current and future teaching vacancies available in various locations throughout Queensland when you're ready to teach. What are you waiting for?  Apply NOW!

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