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  1. Teaching with Education Queensland Darling Downs South West Queensland Region

  2. Benefits • Career opportunities • Salary • Employment opportunities • Appointment Benefits • Remote Area Incentives Scheme • Variety • Leave entitlements • Professional Support

  3. Career Opportunities • Promotional positions • Head of Department • Head of Special Education Services • Head of Curriculum • Deputy Principal • Principal • Pathways • Guidance Officer • Educational Adviser • Behaviour Management Teacher Merit Selection Process

  4. Salary and additional benefits Current annual gross salary begins at $45,145 increasing to $66,562 for a Senior Teacher. Additional benefits include • 4 weeks leave loading (17.5%) • Employer contribution to superannuation • Access to salary sacrifice package • Recognition of prior teaching/industry experience towards classification • Remote area locality allowance

  5. Employment Opportunities • In 2006, over 2000 teachers were employed in temporary and permanent positions • Statewide placement • Acting opportunities • Unique to Qld are small schools with 1, 2 and 3 teachers - promotion to teaching principal

  6. Appointment Benefits • Experience gained by working in various schools and environments throughout Queensland • Opportunities for transfer, promotions and part-time teaching • Appointment expenses, including travel and removal, where applicable

  7. Remote Area Incentives Scheme • Additional cash benefits - up to $5000 p.a. • Sliding scale of benefits including isolation allowances and travel compensation in more remote areas • Subsidised housing • Transfer expenses • Additional leave entitlements • Targeted induction programs • Partners for Success- identified Indigenous schools - recruitment strategy

  8. Variety • Diverse communities • Range of teaching options: • Multi-age/single year level • Range of subject areas • Teaching partnerships • Small schools/large schools • Specialist teaching areas: • Special Education • Learning Support • Behaviour Management • Gifted & Talented • English as a Second Language • Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

  9. Leave entitlements For permanent employees • Family responsibility leave (up to 7 years) • 12 weeks paid maternity leave • Paternity leave (5 days) • Approximately 10 weeks holiday • 1.3 weeks of full-pay long service leave for every year of service

  10. Professional Support • Over 33 000 teachers • 15 000 support staff • Professional Development Programs • Work shadowing and mentoring programs • 10 Regions and 26 Education Districts - personalised service for schools • Flying Start - Beginning and Establishing Teachers Community - induction modules at http://education.qld.gov.au/learningplace • Access to leading classroom technology • Specialist assistance, including Educational Advisers and Advisory Visiting Teachers

  11. Identified Indigenous Schools • Separate application process through Partners for Success Expression of Interest • 39 identified Indigenous schools - Aboriginal communities - Torres Strait Islander communities • Alcohol Management Plans • Bound for Success Strategy- Torres & Cape • Partners for Success HR Project OfficerPhone: 07 4046 5212 • http://education.qld.gov.au/students/jnt-venture/atsi/success

  12. Teacher Applicant Centre (TAC) • Process all teacher applications • First point of contact regarding: - General application questions - Application process - Assessment processes • Telephone – 1300 137 228 • Email – tac@deta.qld.gov.au

  13. How to apply • Copies of the following applicant packages, with application forms, are available for download as MSWord or Adobe.pdf documents. • Teaching positions: • Application for Teacher Employment • Application for Teacher Employment • Guide to completing your application for teacher employment booklet • Partners for success - Expression of InterestPartners for success - process flowchart • Teacher Applicant Centre (TAC TEAM) • Regional Contacts

  14. Steps to follow in applying for teacher employment • Download the Application for Teacher Employment form from the website • Read the “Guide to completing your application for teacher employment” • Complete the form and sign it • Attach CERTIFIED copies of documentation • Submit your application- • If doing final prac Qld state school, hand to Principal (GR1) • If doing final prac non-state school, post to Teacher Applicant Centre (GR2)

  15. If unable to supply certain document/s please attach a note advising approximately how long before it will be supplied • You will receive advice from TAC that your application has been received and processed

  16. Dates for Applications • Mid year graduates • GR2 applicants – No later than 4 May 2007 • GR1 applicants - First day of final professional experience. Documents will be forwarded by the school by 15 June 2007. • End of year graduates • GR2 applicants – No later than 10 August 2007 • GR1 applicants – First day of final professional experience. Documents will be forwarded by the school by 21 September 2007.

  17. A handout is provided with website addresses and contact information. Thank you for your attention.