Progress your career

While the diversity of a teaching position makes for a rewarding career, there are many opportunities to progress to leadership and specialist positions such as:

Find out the approximate base salaries for some of these leadership positions.

Professional development for teachers

We provide many opportunities for teachers to continue their professional development and build on their skills and knowledge throughout their career.

In line with Advancing education: An action plan for education in Queensland, there are opportunities for eligible teachers to participate in online professional development and upskilling courses. These have been developed in partnership with Higher Education Institutions to increase teacher confidence and capability to teach priority subjects.

Discover the range of development and upskilling courses available to progress your career in education, or the department's professional development calendars.

Another way to advance your career is through secondments. Take the opportunity to transfer to a rural or remote location to accelerate your career and access a range of career progression and development opportunities. There are a range of great rural and remote incentives available too.

Professional learning hubs

Professional Learning Hubs are located throughout the state at Roma, Mt Isa, Rockhampton and Ipswich. These centres coordinate and deliver professional learning programs to support teachers within their local context.

Last updated 03 October 2017

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