Head of Department - Tullawong State High School

$114,886 - $120,682 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Queensland, Australia
  • 05 May, 2021

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and innovative educator to join our leadership team. We are seeking a dedicated professional who thrives working in a collaborative team environment and producing outstanding achievements of quality learning outcomes for all students. The successful candidate will be working in Junior Secondary encompassing student engagement and culture.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary

Position Type Full-time

Occupational group Education & Training

Classification Stream 2 /HO1

Workplace Location Moreton Bay - South

Job ad reference QLD/NCR371056/21T

Closing date 13-May-2021

Yearly salary $114886 - $120682

Fortnightly salary $4403.60 - $4625.70

Job duration From 12 July 2021 until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined

Contact person Kiah Lanham

Contact details (07) 5428 5222

About Tullawong State High School

Tullawong State High School is located west of Caboolture and is a vibrant and diverse community with motivated, enterprising young people who strive for personal success in their studies.

We are committed to delivering an academic advantage to our students that will contribute significantly to their future success in work, family life and community service. Our programs and practices embed our values of diligence, integrity, courage and respect within all areas of learning and school life.

Our staff and students are inspired in their work to pursue our school motto, “Soaring to Great Heights”. Our collective drive is to empower every student to reach their full potential and achieve results, through our mission, “fostering a positive culture for learning, allowing all students to create their future.”

Your Opportunity
This Head of Department will have a strong focus on Culture and Engagement, and you will work to create a strong sense of belonging and connectedness for the entire community, while supporting the transitions of junior secondary students.

Your Role
As the Head of Department you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead the school department 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.
  • Actively participate in lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with students, parents, other government agencies, and community groups.
  • Be futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling especially in relation to students and staff within the school department.
  • Manage the human, financial, facilities and curriculum resources of the school department 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.