Charters Towers School of Distance Education is an Independent Public School. For more information regarding Independent Public Schools please refer to the following page

Our students are spread throughout the state, country and world.

Our school was the first Distance Education school to open in Queensland in 1987 and still leads in the use of technology to enable communication with our students and their tutors. We use traditional means of communication like mail and telephone as well as audio-teleconferencing, video, and the Internet to cross the barriers of distance and create the bonds of a school community. We prepare people for the future.

As Head of Special Education at Charters Towers School of Distance Education you will focus on educational leadership and develop the quality of teaching and learning and foster positive relationships amid students, teachers and stakeholders.

For further information about the school, please CLICK HERE to visit their website.

About the Role:
Within the context of the role described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who has:


  • Demonstrated teaching competence and capacity to provide curriculum leadership in the area of special education leading to the achievement of quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the capacity to develop and sustain productive relationships within and beyond the school community.
  • Capacity to use analytical skills to contribute to educational outcomes at the school level.
  • Capacity to manage effectively human, financial and physical resources to deliver high quality organisational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated support for and the capacity to develop and maintain an organisational culture based on ethical professional and personal behaviours and corporate values.
Please ensure that you apply online by using the green ''Apply Online'' button below.

What is an applicant to provide in an application?

  • a 3 page current resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor); and
  • a 2 page statement outlining your suitability to the position under "How you will be assessed" in the attached role description.
When writing your Suitability Statement and Resume keep in mind that the panel will be looking for your demonstration of: i). Knowledge - What the person needs to know to perform the role. ii). Skills - The specific skills to meet required role outcomes. iii). Attributes - Inherent personal qualities relevant to the role.

Current full registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. Information on registration requirements is available here. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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