EOI Head of Special Education Services - Wynnum State High School

$114,886 - $120,682 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 28 Apr, 2021

Job Description

In this role, you will play a vital role in delivering inclusive education to our school community. You will lead and manage all aspects of inclusive education, including supporting the learning of students with disabilities as well as literacy and numeracy intervention programs. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the Inclusive education policy as well as knowledge and skills in a range of intervention strategies. Furthermore, you will have demonstrated their ability to build the capacity of teams through their strong leadership capability.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary

Position Type Full-time

Occupational group Education & Training

Classification Stream 2 /HO1

Workplace Location Brisbane - East

Job ad reference QLD/SER370930/21E

Closing date 09-May-2021

Yearly salary $114886 - $120682

Fortnightly salary $4403.60 - $4625.70

Job duration For a period of 6 months unless otherwise determined

Contact person Lisa Hawkin

Contact details (07) 3906 7321

This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly, any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

About Wynnum State High School
Wynnum State High is a secondary school located on Brisbane's beautiful bayside. The school opened in 1942 and prides itself on its vision of community, excellence and tradition. Wynnum SHS's Inclusive Education Hub supports the needs of students with disabilities as well as those with diverse learning needs.

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

  1. 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.
  2. Embed socially just practices in daily school life.
  3. Set high standards for student and staff performance.
  4. Are active participants in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  5. Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, and community groups.
  6. Are futures oriented and strategic
  7. Understand the legislation and policies that impact schooling especially in relation to students with disabilities.
  8. 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 “How you will be assessed” section in the attached role description.

Applicants need to be current Queensland Government employees to be eligible to apply.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.