Graduate and Experienced Teachers 2020, Townsville

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Diocese of Townsville Catholic EducationTownsville
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
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When are you at your best? Looking for a teaching role that offers adventure and opportunity, with support and room for professional development? Townsville Catholic Education has all of the above and are now seeking applications to fill positions for 2020. Read on to find out how we can help you discover what your best looks like...

Diversity of environments:
With a network of 29 schools including primary, secondary, prep to year 12 and boarding colleges, you can broaden your career options with the distinct range of school communities, landscapes and lifestyle opportunities that go hand in hand with the Townsville Catholic Diocese.

Communities who value teachers:
Feel a stronger sense of community from day one with our Catholic School difference. Become part of the community where you live and work, where engaged learning and community support ensure our teachers feel valued, respected and able to have the greatest impact on student learning.

Career enhancement:
Townsville Catholic Education opens up a world of opportunity you won’t find just anywhere. Early permanency, supportive mentors, fast tracked leadership pathways, a smorgasbord of professional development, and outstanding resources and facilities will set you up for success.

Creativity in your teaching:
From day one you’ll see just how much we value your fresh perspectives and unique approach to finding the best solutions for your students. It’s inspiring working within a collaborative teaching community that will support and encourage you to discover your unique approach to getting the most from our diverse communities.

Adventure in the regions:
Each diverse region offers its own unique recipe for exploration, sports, activities, events and fun. Broaden your perspective, step outside your comfort-zone, foster your resilience and build lifelong connections along the way, while discovering new adventures in the regions together.

Workplace benefits:
In addition to the pure thrill of seeing your students take significant educational leaps, we also offer a range of additional benefits to our teachers, including:

  • Salary packaging options via REMSERV
  • Modern facilities and equipment
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (if an employee co-contribution is made)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • 14 Weeks’ Paid Parental Leave
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate Health Insurance 
  • Induction and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Additional remote and rural incentives

Position Description for more information.

How to Apply:
Click the Apply Now button below and upload your current resume including contact details (phone and email) of two professional referees. Upload your cover letter addressing the following three questions:

  1. Why have you made teaching your chosen profession?
  2. Why do you want to work within the Townsville Diocese?
  3. What skills, qualities and attributes do you bring to this role?

Want more information on our remote area incentives? Click on the desired region below: 




Mount Isa


Palm Island

What to bring with you to the interview:

  • A copy of your resume
  • Completed practicum reports
  • Mentor/referee statements
  • Unofficial academic transcript for current course of study

 Employment for teachers will be subject to the successful completion of a relevant teaching qualification and meeting the national professional standards for teachers. 

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More about Diocese of Townsville Catholic Education
Address: Townsville Catholic Education Office, 2 Gardenia Avenue, Kirwan, Queensland, QLD 4814, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 7 4773 0900