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Teacher - Primary - Mount Fox State School

Mount Fox State School

Mount Fox State School are currently accepting applications from enthusiastic and passionate primary teachers for the opportunity to join their dedicated teaching team. This position is part-time however, the successful applicant will have the option to work part-time as a District Relief Teacher to enable full-time employment. If you are ready for your next (or first) teaching adventure in tropical North Queensland, apply now!

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/NQR386933/21
Closing date 21-Oct-2021
Job duration Commencing as soon as possible until 8 July 2022
Contact person Jenni Lund, Principal
Contact details Ph: (07) 4777 5124 | Em:
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Mount Fox State School is a small school approximately 1 hours' drive from Ingham. We are the central hub of an isolated but united community. It is a picturesque small school, with fantastic staff and enthusiastic students.

We are an active member of the Ingham cluster of small schools. Our principal participates in the North Queensland professional learning community with other small school principals. Although Mount Fox State School is in a rural location, the students are still involved in interschool sporting, educational and cultural activities throughout the year. Our location is not seen as a barrier to active participation and involvement in extracurricular activities.

Our school employs a number of professional support staff (teacher-aides) to work with the students on their targeted learning needs. This high teacher-student ratio enables our school to differentiate student learning to the needs of the individual students and set individual student learning targets.

Our vision is to provide a well-rounded education with a targeted focus on the basics; high expectations for all students to achieve excellence; while encouraging self-confidence, respect and fun.

About the DRT role:

The successful applicant will have the best of both worlds - the opportunity to experience a range of schools within the Ingham Geographic Area for daily, short and long term relief, while also having the stability and security of guaranteed full-time employment! A DRT is also provided the same entitlements as a classroom teacher, including leave entitlements, non-contact time and access to professional development.

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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:

  • A current Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact details for 2 referees (One of whom is your current or most recent supervisor. If you have previously held a teaching role it is expected that your referees hold a supervisory/leadership role within the school)
  • Pre-service teachers are advised to include any completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, and unofficial academic transcript for current course of study.

**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.**

Further information

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Applicants are to apply online. 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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