Head of Special Education Services - Emerald State High School (Special Education Program)

$114,886 - $120,682 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Emerald QLD 4720, Australia
  • 22 Apr, 2021

Job Description

In this role, you will focus on educational leadership, participating in delivering the vision of the State Schools Division, and develop the quality of teaching and learning. The successful applicant will nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community, and stakeholders.

Job details

Position status Permanent

Position Type Full-time

Occupational group Education & Training

Classification Stream 2 /HO1

Workplace Location Central West Qld

Job ad reference QLD/CQR370715/21P

Closing date 09-May-2021

Yearly salary $114886 - $120682

Fortnightly salary $4403.60 - $4625.70

Contact person Sean Maher

Contact details (07) 4988 2222

About Emerald State High School

Emerald State High School caters to students from Years 7 to 12, and also provides facilities for Special Education students via the Special Education Program attached to the school campus.

Emerald High offers an extensive range of subjects to cater for the varied needs of both its students and the needs of the wider community. The school has an experienced team of staff dedicated to providing students with quality educational outcomes in line with The Department of Education's policy framework.

Your Role

As the Head of Special Education Services you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead the school special education unit or special education developmental unit teachers, students and stakeholders to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision focussed on providing quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
  • Set high standards for student and staff performance.
  • Are active participants in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, and community groups.
  • Are futures oriented and strategic
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact schooling especially in relation to students with disabilities.
  • Manage the human, financial, facilities, and curriculum resources of the unit to achieve goals.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.
    To apply please attach the following:
  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.