Smithfield State High School, Smithfield

Name: Smithfield State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: O'Brien Road
Town: Smithfield
Postcode: 4878
State: Queensland
Region Far North Queensland
Phone: (07) 4055 6604
Fax: (07) 4057 7664
Pupils: 1088

Smithfield State High School is an exciting and innovative school which caters for the interests and abilities of our students.

We have developed a range of business and community partnerships which enable us to offer opportunities for students in the vocational and academic streams.

Our students participate in a wide range of activities which enable these to develop the skills and knowledge to become effective community members.


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QTS for teachers qualified in Aus. and NZ

The Department for Education have now confirmed that as of April 1st 2012, teachers whom have qualified in Australia and New Zealand will now be recognised as qualified teachers and awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in England without being required to undertake any further training or assessment.

As well as being eligible to work in the UK, overseas trained teachers (OTTs) will need to have a fully recognised teaching qualification and, in some instances, registration from their country of origin. Teachers can apply for UK Qualified Teachers Status (QTS) by completing the following form:

QTS Application for Teachers from Australia and New Zealand.

For more information on how to gain QTS as an overseas trained teacher please visit the Department for Education's website by clicking here.

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