Secondary Humanities Teacher

Job Description

  • Progress your career as our newest Humanities Teacher!
  • Salary circa $77,356 to $117,569 plus super and benefits including paid professional development and more
  • Relocation assistance to help you make Rockhampton your home!

Located in Rockhampton, Kingsley College has seen a steady growth of students over the last five years. Founded in 1993, our college educates students with a Christian worldview, emphasising the Word of God and the Lordship of Christ in their service to the world. We currently have more than 260 students studying on campus and via distance education.

With increased demand and ongoing community support, the College is well-equipped for targeted future growth. We are now ready to commence the next stage of our school's development, expanding with new facilities and classes.

Kingsley College now has a new and exciting opportunity for a Humanities Teacher to join our team in Rockhampton, QLD, full-time.

About the Opportunity

As our Humanities Teacher, you will be responsible for teaching History and Geography to students in Grades 7-12, both in the classroom and through distance education.

Our senior cohort is small, so your in-person classes will be too, and you will be able to build rapport and connection with your students and bring complex concepts to life in an engaging way.

At Kingsley, we take an integrated approach to Humanities where possible. Some Units are able to contain elements of History, Geography, Civics, Economics and Business, while others remain separate.

When you join our Senior School team, you will be part of a collaborative and connected unit of educators, and you will have the option to help run any extra-curriculars that may interest you.

As a Senior Teacher, you may also have a Homeroom class for 15 minutes in the morning, and you will be responsible for their pastoral care.

The appointment of a suitable applicant may be made before the closing date for applications.

About the Benefits

This is an incredible opportunity to join a school dedicated to creating sustainable careers and workplaces for Teachers. You'll be joining a supportive and collaborative team, including a passionate and dedicated Principal who has been at the school for more than 15 years.

We aim to support each other and provide constant support and mentorship to our colleagues wherever needed, and we're not afraid to utilise each other's expertise.

Kingsley College is based in Rockhampton, and you will have the opportunity to be part of our beautiful City! Close to the beach and the bush with the Berserker Ranges just next door, Rockhampton’s dining, shopping, and cultural scene still provides a city lifestyle on the banks of the Fitzroy River.

You will receive an attractive base salary of circa $77,356 to $117,569 plus super and great benefits.

Benefits Include:

  • Relocation assistance to make beautiful Rockhampton your home
  • Two weeks of paid professional development per year 
  • Paid training and further education opportunities
  • Clear pathways to grow and progress with us

Have the opportunity to make a difference to children in a regional centre, and help us close the gap in Indigenous education. 

About You

As this is a Humanities Teacher role, you will have a passion for your subject, and experience teaching History or Geography would be an advantage.

You will have:

  • A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent
  • Experience teaching some humanities subjects
  • Queensland Teacher’s Registration, or the ability to obtain
  • High-level communication skills with staff, students, and families
  • Strong digital literacy 

Able to build rapport well, you will be passionate about engaging with students on an individual level, both in-person and virtually.

You will have the ability to implement the school’s Christian values and philosophy in the classroom and other aspects of College life to foster faith and deliver positive educational outcomes for students.

You will be comfortable serving students from a range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds; high achievers, and those with learning difficulties. You will also be able to adapt your approach to each student's needs and explain concepts in a way they will understand.

This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative college dedicated to supporting its staff as they continue to grow and develop their teaching careers - Apply Now!