2014 Step into Teaching Scholarships
The Department of Education, Training and Employment


Closing date: 24th January 2014

The Department of Education, Training and Employment is now accepting applications for the 2014 Step into Teaching Scholarships.

The Step into Teaching Scholarship program aims to increase the supply of high-achieving, secondary Mathematics B and C, Physics, Chemistry and Industrial Technology and Design teachers for high priority areas, including rural and remote locations.

These scholarships are available to support high-achieving tertiary science, maths, engineering or industrial design graduates who are interested in becoming senior Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Industrial Technology and Design teachers in Queensland state high schools. Also supported by this scholarship program are people with relevant qualifications seeking to undertake a career change into teaching.

Applicants must hold a relevant tertiary qualification and be prepared to undertake a one-year Graduate Diploma in Education - Secondary (or equivalent approved initial teacher education program) in 2014, in at least one of the following high-demand, secondary curriculum areas:

  • Mathematics B and C;
  • Chemistry;
  • Physics; or
  • Industrial Technology and Design

Scholarship recipients will receive a comprehensive package of support including up to $25,000 to assist with study and other expenses; an offer of permanent employment in a Queensland state school from Semester 1, 2015; assistance in securing professional experience placements; and access to a range of professional networks, programs and resources.

Information including a Fact Sheet, Scholarship Guidelines and Application Form can be accessed on the Department's website at http://www.teach.qld.gov.au

We would appreciate your assistance in promoting this scholarship program through your Queensland networks.

For further information, please contact Jacinta Toohey by email at scholarships@dete.qld.gov.au or by telephone on 3405 5196.

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