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Teacher - Secondary - Metropolitan Region

Ipswich and Brisbane West Locations

“Adventure If you are looking for a pathway to kick start your teaching career, while enjoying the rewards of making positive impacts on the lives of children, apply now for these exciting opportunities! The Metropolitan Region is actively recruiting for all disciplines across the Secondary sector for schools within the Ipswich and Brisbane West area. Opportunities are available for beginning, early career or experienced teachers. Duration of positions range from one term to 12 months, or permanency for the right applicants.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Job ad reference QLD/MER417458/22
Closing date 16-Sep-2022
Job duration Various
Contact person Erica Ferguson, Senior Recruitment Officer
Contact details 0436662593
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Please see attachment for current positions available at various locations. In addition, we would love to hear from you if you are qualified to deliver one or more of the below:
• English
• Health and Physical Education
• Humanities and Social Sciences
• Inclusion / SEP / SWD
• Languages
• Mathematics
• Science
• Technologies
• The Arts

District Relief Teacher (DRT) Positions 
We are currently seeking interest for full-time District Relief Teacher (DRT) roles across our Ipswich and Brisbane West Secondary schools. If you would like to be considered for a DRT role, please include this within your application.

The Ipswich and Brisbane West area borders around Mount Crosby and Kenmore to Rocklea and Forest Lake, reaches as far as Springfield and Ripley, around to Rosewood in the west and back up to Lowood.

The heart of Brisbane West is Ipswich, which is just 50 minutes from Brisbane City. If you live in Brisbane South or inner west, commuting to work is a breeze, going against peak hour traffic and usually taking only 20 to 30 minutes. 

Support for Beginning Teachers
Teacher Learning Centres (TLCs) serve as a vehicle to coordinate high quality teacher professional learning practices including professional development, release time, mentoring, coaching, networking, holistic induction and support for the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST). The Metropolitan TLC has been established as a professional learning centre supporting preservice, beginning and early career teachers as they progress along the teaching continuum.

The intent for the Metropolitan TLC is to provide consistent and streamlined professional learning that empowers confident and capable teaching professionals. We provide a variety of targeted professional learning events for beginning teachers throughout the region, including Beginning Teacher Induction Conferences and Beginning Teacher Networks.

Applicants for these positions must possess:

  • A relevant teaching qualification. Click here for further information on teaching qualifications.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Employment for pre-service/graduate teachers will be subject to the successful completion of a relevant teaching qualification and meeting the minimum requirements as a teacher with the department.

Workers in education settings, including schools, early childhood and care services (such as kindergartens and childcare centres) or Outside School Hours Care, are required to have received the prescribed number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by 23 January 2022.

To ensure the Department of Education is complying with this requirement successful applicants will be required to supply supporting evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination for employment to any roles in the designated categories. Please visit the Department of Education COVID-19 website for further information. Department of Health information page for further information about obtaining your COVID-19 vaccination certificate. 

How to apply:

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Enter your personal details
  • Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees

Further information

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

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 ï¾ early should a suitable applicant be found


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Last updated
26 May 2021

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