What's on offer?


Mentoring and support

Your assigned mentor will be an experienced teacher who will regularly engage with you, providing feedback and support, sharing ideas and encouraging reflection, development and growth.

Your mentor will support you in:

  • Developing teaching strategies and skills
  • Becoming familiar with the school’s values and culture
  • Developing a good working knowledge of school policies and procedures
  • Establishing professional networks
  • Preparing your first year portfolio for full registration with the Queensland College of Teachers

In return you will:

  • Ask questions and be open to learning
  • Observe other teachers
  • Reflect on your own practice
  • Try different strategies in your own teaching
  • Discuss progress and concerns with your mentor
  • Celebrate successes

Graduate Conference

You will attend a 1.5 day conference in Townsville (usually in May); meet other beginning teachers, professional development, guest speakers. Travel, meals and accommodation paid for by TCEO.

Additional Incentives

Discover your BEST

Professional Development

Experience a day in another school – this is an opportunity to spend a day in another school in a similar year level with an experienced teacher. This helps you to see how other teachers work

Graduate teacher starting salary (2019): $70,090 per annum

Additional workplace benefits:

In addition to the pure thrill of seeing your students take significant educational leaps, we also offer a range of additional benefits to our teachers, including:

  • Competitive salary packaging and salary sacrificing options
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (if an employee co-contribution is made)
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Employee Assistance Program