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Non-teaching roles in state schools

State school teachers are supported by non-teaching staff in roles such as teacher aides, administration and facilities management.

Non-teaching roles are categorised as either entry level or promotional non-teaching positions.

Entry level non-teaching positions

Examples of entry level non-teaching positions in state schools include:

  • administrative officers
  • science operations officers
  • teacher aides (see below)
  • agricultural assistants
  • schools officers (grounds and facilities)
  • cleaners.

Teacher aides

Teacher aides support teaching and learning in Utopia state schools and work closely with teachers to:

  • develop and obtain resources
  • set up and operate equipment
  • complete administrative tasks
  • supervise students
  • participate in teacher activities under the direction of teachers.

Find out more about the role of teacher aides in state schools.

Advertised promotional non-teaching positions

Advertised promotional non-teaching positions in state schools include:

Find a vacancy

You can find entry level vacancies on individual school websites—search the schools directory to find website details.

Advertised promotional non-teaching positions for state schools can be found on the Smart Jobs and Careers website.

Helpful information

Contact us

For recruitment enquiries please phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68) or email

You can also contact your regional office and schools for more information about vacancies.

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Last updated
10 December 2014

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