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Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) employs experts with diverse skills to ensure the delivery of a wide range of quality membership services.

ISQ has four Organisational Principles:

  • Responsive leadership through intentional response to the needs of members.
  • Reflective practices through a continuous improvement culture based on action research.
  • Respect for choice and diversity in a culture of professional service.
  • Commitment to excellence in education by all schools for all students.

Jobs at ISQ

ISQ is currently recruiting for the following positions.


LMS Administrator (Part-time role)

The part-time LMS Administrator provides technical and functional support of the day-to-day and ongoing operation, maintenance and administration of Independent Schools Queensland’s LMS and will play a pivotal role in future system upgrade projects. 

You should refer to the position description for more information. Applications will close at 4pm Friday, 16 February 2018.  

AEDC Project Officer

ISQ is recruiting a contract staff member to manage the 2018 Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) Data Collection for its member schools. The AEDC Project Officer will be a front-line contact person and play an important role supporting the achievement of the key project goals.

You should refer to the position description for more information. Applications for the position are due by Friday, 16 February 2018.


Jobs in independent schools

ISQ does not recruit teachers on behalf of independent schools. Each independent school is responsible for the employment of its teaching and other staff. It is recommended that prospective employees of independent schools contact the relevant school directly or check their website in relation to possible vacancies.

Current vacancies at ISQ member schools are advertised on the following websites:

  • SmartTeachers - Recruitment service specialising in permanent and long-term contract roles within the independent sector.  
  • SmartLeaders - An executive leadership consulting and recruitment company. 
  • Seek - General job site servicing employers in Australia and overseas.

Jobs with other organisations

Current vacancies at other industry organisations can be viewed on the following websites:


Latest News

National Certification Journey Begins

14 February 2018 - Exemplary teachers in Queensland’s independent schooling sector are putting themselves forward to undergo a rigorous national certification process to confirm their impact in the classroom.

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Early Years Funding Extended

4 February 2018 - Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) has welcomed the Australian Government’s $440 million extension of the National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education to the end of 2019.

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Briefings Volume 22 Issue 1

The January/February 2018 issue of Briefings includes an ED opinion piece "Commentary on Schooling on the Wrong Track", and a research article "Comparative Judgement: An Option for Reducing Marking Loads".

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