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Career fairs

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Talk face-to-face with state school leaders and recruiters from across Queensland about employment opportunities at the 2 career fairs we host each year.

The Teach Rural Career Fair is often held early in the year, followed by the Teach Queensland Career Fair in the second half of the year.

Our next career fair

Unfortunately we have postponed the Teach Rural and Teach Queensland Career Fairs for 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions.

We have made the decision with the health and safety of our attendees, sponsors and our staff in mind.

Stay tuned as we work to bring you the very first Teach Queensland Virtual Career Fair. If you’re ready to teach in 2021, you won’t want to miss it. Make sure you subscribe to our newsletter, and follow us on social media so you’re the first to know when registrations open.

Who should attend

This is a free event for preservice, graduate and experienced teachers. Partners, parents and friends are welcome to join you to find out more.

Why you should attend

The career fair is a great opportunity for you to:

  • talk face-to-face with school leaders and regional recruiters about employment opportunities in Queensland state schools
  • gain insights from early career teachers and school leaders who are currently working in state schools across Queensland
  • learn about the incentives and benefits available to Queensland state school teachers, including locality allowances and subsidised accommodation
  • explore locations for your next professional experience placement.

Opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors

These events provide an invaluable opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors to connect with aspiring and current teachers to promote their products and services. If you are interested in being part of our 2020 events please submit an expression of interest to teachqld@qed.qld.gov.au and a representative from the event will contact you.

Join the event

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Attendee testimonial

Sam is a first-year preservice teacher who attended one of our career fairs. Hear about his experience at the career fair.

Attendee testimonial

Hear from Anna, a preservice teacher who attended our career fair in 2016.

Tips for attending the career fair

Anthony Ryan, Principal at Currajong State School shares what he is looking for in a beginning teacher.

Tips for attending the career fair

Anthony Ryan, Principal at Currajong State School shares his advice to anyone wanting to attend a career fair.

Opportunities available at our career fairs

Chris Capra, Executive Principal at Upper Coomera State College talks about the opportunities available to teachers who attend our career fairs.

Tips for attending the career fair

Find out Adam Brandt, Principal at Bernard State School’s advice to anyone attending our career fairs.

Why teach with us

Kathleen Jacecek, Director of Senior Schooling at Southport State High School shares her thoughts on why teaching in a Queensland state school is a great career move.

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Last updated 15 July 2020