Careers & Employment

Careers & Employment

Hymba Yumba Independent School (HYIS) is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school of excellence situated in Springfield, on the tradional land of the Jagera, Yuggera and Ugarapul people in South East Queensland. Hymba meaning the development of skills in listening,  reflecting, evaluating and planning and Yumba is a place, a place to support learning, a place to build school and classroom routines and a place to build a community. These are words from the Bidjara language group and were gifted to the school by one of its founders, Uncle Albert Holt.

Established in 2010, HYIS has deeply committed to the traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander spirituality, identity and culture. In line with the (Mparntwe) Alice Springs Education Declaration (2019), the school is committed to excellence through:

  • High expectations for self, family, community and Country.
  • Inspiring and nurturing life-long learning.
  • The learning, achievement and well-being of all jarjums.
  • Connecting jarjums (children) to culture and community.
  • Partnerships between HYIS and the broader community.
  • Transparent and accountable delivery of education and cultural programs.
  • Building mutual awareness, understanding, empathy and respect.

The delivery of an exceptional education requires a diverse range of teaching, administration, support, grounds and maintenance staff. If you share our passion for excellence in education and feel you would thrive in a supportive and innovative environment, then we may have a position for you.

Current Opportunities

No current Vacancies

If your area of interest is not currently listed, but you would like to be considered for a future position with us, then submit an expression of interest. We usually post our advertisements on Seek, so please also keep your eye out for any new positions that may be advertised.

We wish you all the best with your search.

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