Our Beyond the Range Professional Experience Grant supports you to experience living and teaching in a priority community across:
- Central Queensland
- Darling Downs–South West
- Far North
- North Queensland regions.
Why you should apply
You could receive one grant up to $5,000 to assist with travel and accommodation for you to undertake your professional experience placement during Semester 2, 2021.
Who the grant is for
To apply for a grant, you must:
- be currently enrolled in your third or fourth year of an undergraduate Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program or your first or second year of a postgraduate ITE program at an Australian university or tertiary institution
- be planning to undertake a placement on a
Queensland Government state school campus that is located:
- at least
120 minutes travel each way from your primary residence while at university
- within a priority community in our
Central Queensland (PDF, 2.3MB),
Darling Downs–South West (PDF, 2.3MB),
Far North Queensland (PDF, 1.7MB) or
North Queensland region (PDF, 1.2MB)
provide evidence of a valid Queensland Working with Children
Blue Card with currency during the placement.
Applications are processed in the order they are received and may be prioritised by transfer rating 7 to 4.
How to apply
For placements between 12 July to 10 December 2021, head to the
Smart Jobs website.
Step 1: Gather the supporting documents that you need to submit with your application – as outlined in the
Supporting Documentation Checklist(under ‘documents’).
Step 2: Log into your
Smart Jobs account and submit your application.
Applications for Semester 2, 2021 will close 17 December 2021.
Semester 1, 2022
If you have a placement in Semester 1, 2022 (24 January to 24 June 2022), register your interest, and we'll alert you when applications open.