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Teacher (Secondary)

  • 492599
  • Cairns
  • Teaching
  • Full time - Permanent


Commencement Date: 16 January 2023

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary Range: $76,981 to $110,868 FTE Gross per annum

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm, Friday 26 August 2022


Newman Catholic College

Newman Catholic College, co-located on James Cook University site, Smithfield, is Cairns Catholic Education’s newest college, joining a system of 29 other catholic schools and colleges. Opened in 2022, with approximately 140 Year 7 students and growing a year level each year until Year 12 is reached in 2027, its location on and interaction with the University presents endless opportunities to meet the diverse learning needs of our students. Newman Catholic College works collaboratively with James Cook University so that learning and teaching is enhanced at all year levels.

About the Role

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 Newman Catholic College.

As a teacher you will:

  • Contribute to the development of Newman as a new College;
  • Plan, prepare and deliver effective learning and teaching programs in a new way growing students into creativity rather than out of it;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the school objectives and school planning; and,
  • Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive school environment.

Teachers are accountable to and under the direction of the College Principal.

Work Requirements

  • Be registered or eligible to be register with Queensland College of Teachers
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education

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 Teacher Position Description.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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