The Arts Head of Department - Corinda State High School

$118,045 - $124,001 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 19 Jul, 2021

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for an engaging and dedicated Head of Department - The Arts to join the senior leadership team at Corinda State High School on a permanent, full-time basis. As the HOD - The Arts, the successful applicant will be responsible for improving the educational outcomes of CSHS students. This includes driving continual improvement of the curriculum frameworks, nurturing relationships, promoting quality teaching through building the capability of teaching staff, targeted student support and role modelling the behaviours that underpin a high-performance future-focused culture.

Position status Permanent
Position Type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Brisbane - West
Job ad reference QLD/MER380064/21P
Closing date 01-Aug-2021
Yearly salary $118045 - $124001
Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90
Job duration
Contact person Helen Jamieson
Contact details (07) 3379 0222

About the school
As one of Brisbane's leading co-educational public schools, at Corinda State High School we ensure we provide an extraordinary variety of learning opportunities that not only suit our students individual needs, but also exceed our school community expectations. We have a strong academic and artistic focus, as well as an excellent reputation in our extra-curricular and sporting activities. We are proud of our past students who graduated as active participants of society, take responsibility for their actions, engage in life-long learning and contribute to the stewardship of the environment.

Your role
As the Head of Department - The Arts you will have responsibility for, but not limited to 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.
  • Coordinate the Instrumental Music Program

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.