Current vacancies


There are various ways to apply to become a teacher at a Queensland State School. Whether you're looking to apply for a current teaching job, submitting an application for a future position or you want to be considered for casual teaching roles, here are the steps you should follow.

Apply now for current teaching jobs

Permanent and temporary teaching jobs for Queensland state schools may be advertised on SmartJobs and LinkedIn throughout the year.

You can also register for SmartJob email alerts and connect with us via our newsletter for the latest vacancy listings, professional development opportunities and more.

Applying for casual teaching jobs

If you indicate a preference for teaching in a casual capacity, you are automatically activated in the MyHR TRACER program (DET login required) and contacted directly about suitable roles.

For queries on casual teaching positions please contact 1300 872 237 or email

Submit an application

If you're a final year preservice teacher, you can submit an application now to be considered for employment early in your final year of studies. Other applicants may also submit an application at any time, in addition to applying for current vacancies.

Let us know you're looking

If you're an applicant teacher, please contact our regional recruiters and individual school principals directly to let them know what kind of teaching job you're looking for. Check out the map of our schools to find out where they're located and principal contact details.

Don't forget it's also a good idea to periodically make sure your details are up to date with the Teacher Applicant Centre and LinkedIn.

Last updated 08 March 2017

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