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Teach in a rural or remote state school

Queensland state schools in regional, rural and remote communities have a range of vacancies for beginning and experienced teachers.

Opportunities for permanent and temporary employment are available for immediate start and at the commencement of the 2017 school year.

Teachers in our rural and remote communities have access to a range of benefits including:

Some schools have multiple vacancies so we also welcome applications from teaching couples and colleagues - it's great to have someone to share the experience with.

Find out more about teaching rural.

Apply now via SmartJobs website

If you require further information, please contact us via email or telephone (07) 3055 2979.

STEM teachers

A current and future demand has been identified for STEM teachers in Queensland state schools.

STEM subjects include:

Other demand areas

Secondary school:

Primary school:

To discuss specialist areas of demand in specific geographic areas, please contact the relevant regional human resource team.

Advertised vacancies

Permanent and temporary teaching positions are advertised through different channels, including the Smart Jobs website and LinkedIn.

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Offers of employment

Offers of employment are coordinated by regional human resources teams, in conjunction with schools, utilising the pool of teacher applicants. Find out more about the application for teacher employment process for state schools.

Temporary and casual teaching opportunities

The department considers temporary and casual teachers a vital component of its workforce and encourages teachers to consider this as an employment option. Offers of casual employment are coordinated by TRACER External Link and individual schools.

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This page was last reviewed on 30 Jun 2016

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