The department needs high achieving and skilled professionals who are dedicated, enthusiastic, flexible and team-orientated to teach in our schools. All offers of employment as a teacher in a Queensland state school are vacancy driven and aim to match school needs with the expertise of applicants.
Opportunities for valuable experience and advancement are available for teachers who are willing to work in rural, remote and regional locations. These teachers can also access a range of additional benefits, including generous financial incentives, accelerated transfer points and subsidised accommodation.
The department currently has a considerable demand for teachers in the following specialist areas in specific geographic areas:
It is predicted that these will continue to be in demand in the future.
To discuss areas of demand in specific geographic areas, please contact the relevant regional human resource team.
Queensland currently has a significant number of qualified primary and early childhood teachers seeking employment each year. The majority of permanent vacancies for primary and early childhood teachers are in rural, remote or regional locations.
Up to 1300 additional teachers will be required for Junior Secondary settings when Year 7 transitions to secondary schools in 2015.
Offers of employment as a teacher in a Queensland state school are coordinated by Regional Human Resources teams, utilising the pool of teacher applicants.
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 and individual schools.
In instances where there is a difficulty identifying an appropriate applicant for a specific temporary or permanent vacancy, the region may advertise the position on the Smart Jobs website. This includes information about the location of the position and a regional contact person. In exceptional circumstances vacancies may also be advertised in local and interstate newspapers and on seek.com.au .
This page was last reviewed on 11 Mar 2013