Teacher - District Relief Teacher (DRT) - Central Highlands
The opportunity Being a DRT in the Central Highland area will provide you with the fantastic opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, finishing each day with the joy that comes from making a difference in the lives of your students. The successful teacher may have to service primary, secondary, Students with Disabilities and School of Distance Education. The Lifestyle The Central Highlands region is in Central Queensland, Australia.
The region encompasses an area of around 60 000 square kilometres, making it just short of the size of Tasmania. Major freight routes through the region include the north-south link between Charters Towers and northern New South Wales—identified as the inland transport alternative between Cairns and Melbourne. Central Highlands is a vibrant region with a diverse economy based on: A globally competitive coal mining industry.
Robust and resilient agriculture and horticultural industries including beef, grain, cotton, grapes, melons and citrus. Dynamic small to medium-size businesses. Professional and government sectors.
Adequate availability of commercial, industrial and residential land. An evolving tourism market. Major health and education services.
Significant new infrastructure and construction projects. The benefits The Department offers a number of additional benefits and incentives for teachers: A highly attractive remuneration package, generous superannuation, salary sacrificing options and leave loading An exceptional opportunity to build your knowledge and strengthen your opportunities through targeted professional development Subsidised housing rates may be available for teachers and their families in many rural and remote locations, depending upon the availability Relocation assistance within Queensland The requirements Applicants for this position must possess: A relevant teaching qualification Drivers licence and access to a private vehicle While not a requirement, at least 12 months teaching experience is preferred CLICK HERE for further information on teaching qualifications. The application To apply for this fantastic opportunity: Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees and a one page (maximum) cover letter that tells us about you and your teaching philosophy.
Graduate teachers are encouraged to include completed practicum reports and recent mentor/referee statements..