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Teacher - Field Teachers - Mount Isa School Of The Air

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - Pioneer, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Mount Isa School of the Air is currently accepting applications for two flexible, dedicated and engaging teachers to join their field team in 2022. This unique role offers an exciting opportunity to travel throughout North West Queensland supporting geographically isolated families and students living on stations or in regional towns. Mount Isa School of the Air, is an eKindy-Year 10 distance education school, based in Mount Isa providing education to a very broad geographic base across North West Queensland and beyond. If you're looking for a rewarding outback adventure, Apply now!

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/NQR367352/21
Closing date 15-Apr-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Fortnightly salary $2428.20 - $3655.00
Job duration 24 January 2022 until 1 December 2023
Contact person Janeen Fricke, Principal
Contact details P: (07) 4744 8300 | E: jfric1@eq.edu.au
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Mount Isa School of the Air

Mount Isa School of the Air, is an eKindy-Year 10 distance education school, based in Mount Isa providing education to a very broad geographic base across North West Queensland and beyond. Given that our school community extends across one quarter of Queensland, we have a wonderfully supportive, caring and active school community. There is strong cohesion in relationships between staff, parents, home tutors/governesses and students, which reflects solidly in our school opinion surveys and is a key strength of our school.

The school offers a blended curriculum with school based digital classrooms and learning, combined with hybrid (paper & digital) curriculum, delivered by a home tutor. The curriculum is further enhanced by the unique and pivotal yearlong field event program delivered across our regional areas by our Field Team. Our field team provides our students and home tutors with various opportunities to engage in face to face contact and interactions throughout the school year in our immediate geographical area in North West Queensland.

The Field Team work predominantly with students and families in our Prep to Year 6 cohort, however at times work with our broader eK-Year 10 community. We have an alliance with Charleville and Longreach SDE's for Years 7-10 to combine HR resources to deliver the Australian Curriculum, with 3 secondary subject teachers based onsite. Our eKindy teacher is based in Brisbane, but attends face-to-face field events where possible.

The Role

Duties include visiting families enrolled with Mount Isa School of the Air spread fromNormanton in the North, Birdsville in the South, Richmond in the East, and West to the Territory. The Field Team support families with developing understanding of the Australian Curriculum and effective pedagogical practices, also considering the wellbeing of all involved in teaching and learning in the isolated classroom (ie. students; parents &/or govies).

The Field Team also organises, manages & facilitates all field events including minischools, activity days, group days, sports days, camps and online special events. The role necessitates spending the majority of the working week away from your home base. However, at times, the field team may also assist with on air lessons while based at school.

  • 4WD and remote travel is a requirement of the position, in school based vehicles
  • Travel allowances are payable

Teaching in Queensland:

The department is responsible for the delivery of quality education services to all Queensland students in state schools and recognises teachers and their commitment to teaching through a range of rewards and benefits. 

Applicants for this position 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.
  • 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.

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
  • A maximum 2 page cover letter adressing the 4 key capabilites under the 'How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description
  • 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

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

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.