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Career progression

Teaching can be a lifelong career which is recognised worldwide, enabling teachers to work in a wide range of settings and locations.

While the diversity of a teaching position makes for a rewarding career, there are many opportunities for committed and high performing teachers to progress to leadership and specialist positions in Queensland state schools, such as:

View specific role descriptions for the above positions.

The department also provides many opportunities for its teachers to continue their professional development to develop new skills and knowledge.

The skills you gain as a teacher are highly regarded by employers in business and industry, especially in areas where an understanding of program development and training is required.

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This page was last reviewed on 21 Jan 2014

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