If you’re a current preservice teacher undertaking a 4 week/20-day (or more) professional experience placement during semester 2, 2022, you could receive a one-off grant of up to $5,000 to assist with organising your travel, accommodation and living expenses.
Placements must be undertaken in a
Queensland state school that has a
transfer rating of 4–7 (PDF, 1.4MB) and is located within one of our priority regions:
The grant is a great opportunity for you to experience teaching, living and exploring the local community and surrounds, and to see if the
personal and professional benefits of teaching and living in a rural or remote community is a right fit.
How to apply
For placements between 11 July to 9 December 2022, head to the
Smart Jobs website.
Ensure you read the information provided on the Smart Jobs website, including the eligibility for the grant, detailed instructions on how to apply, grant offers and the conditions of payment of the grant.
Applications for semester 2, 2022 will close 9 December 2022.
Semester 1, 2023
If you have a placement in semester 1, 2023 (23 January to 23 June 2023), register your interest, and we'll alert you when applications open.