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Teachers - all subject areas (Secondary)

  • 492452
  • Cairns
  • Teaching
  • Full time - Permanent

Commencement Date:
ASAP or as negotiated

Employment Type: Full Time Permanent

Salary Range: $75,470 to $128,151 FTE Gross per annum

MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter are seeking qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated Secondary Teachers (in a variety of subject areas), to join their team for an immediate start! Multiple roles available. 


MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

MacKillop Catholic College, a master-planned Prep to Year 12 College located in the growing southern corridor of Cairns, was established in 2016 with Prep-Year 3 classes. The College has developed progressively, adding additional year levels annually, and commenced secondary education in 2020 with Year 7, and the first Year 12 cohort graduating in 2025.  Guided by the authentic discipleship of Saint Mary MacKillop of the Cross, and the Josephite tradition, our mission, to inspire hearts, minds and spirits, is grounded in the vision to provide quality 21st century education to the young people in our community.

About the Role

The teachers will have a vital role in the next phase of strategic growth of the College. The role involves the day-to-day teaching of the secondary school curriculum, continuing with Year 7 and 8 in 2021 and growing on a yearly basis.  The Lower Secondary School (Year 7-9) curriculum will be delivered through a ‘linked learning’ approach across the grouped Learning Areas.

The role of the Teacher is to support the mission of the College through the enactment of the learning and teaching program.  This involves: planning, preparing and delivering effective learning and teaching programs; contributing to the development and implementation of the College objectives and planning; ensuring that appropriate pedagogies are implemented in the classroom; contributing to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive school environment utilising thorough analysis of current data to inform decisions; and prudently administering available resources.

The Teacher is expected to demonstrate excellence in the knowledge, understanding and research of their Learning Area, and will actively contribute to the holistic education offered at MacKillop Catholic College.

As a Teacher you will:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver effective learning and teaching programs
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the school objectives and school planning
  • Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive school environment

Teachers are accountable to and under the direction of the school Principal or delegate.

Work Requirements

  • Be registered or eligible to be register with Queensland College of Teachers
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education
  • The ability to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s COVID 19 vaccination directive

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary range: per annum pending experience 
  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Professional development and Early Career Teacher Support
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description Download File MCC PD - Secondary Teacher.pdf

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

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