My employer

My employer

Your employer is the Department of Education (DoE).

You are now one of more than 86,000 employees working in seven regions across Queensland. Our people work in corporate and regional offices and more than 1,230 schools.

Our department is responsible for the provision of quality services and for implementing government initiatives across education, early education and care, vocational education and training.

The department reports regularly to Cabinet and Parliament.

Strategic Plan

Our department's Strategic Plan describes our strategic direction, priorities, outcomes and measures of success. The plan reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering the best possible early years, education and training services and outcomes for Queenslanders.

Organisational structure

Our organisational structure shows reporting arrangements for each division of the department in delivering key priorities and initiatives. The structure is adaptable in response to emerging needs.

Within our organisational structure, employees generally fall into the following categories:

  • corporate - central and regional offices.
  • school based.

Careers with the department

The department offers a diverse range of positions within its teaching and non-teaching workforce. The links below demonstrate the scope of employment opportunities within DoE.

Employee support

As your employer, the department supports your health, safety and wellbeing. If you are injured or seriously ill, you have access to professional support and counselling to help return you to health and to the workplace.

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Last updated
10 January 2020