Head of Special Education Services, Special Education Program - Flagstone State School

$118,045 - $124,001 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Logan Central QLD 4114, Australia
  • 14 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Flagstone State School are now accepting applications for a dedicated, energetic and passionate individual to join the leadership team as Head of Special Education Services, Special Education Program on a temporary, full-time basis. Commencing 05 October 2021, the duration of this vacancy is until 23 February 2022 unless otherwise determined.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Logan - Beaudesert
Job ad reference QLD/SER386739/21T
Closing date 27-Sep-2021
Yearly salary $118045 - $124001
Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90
Job duration Until 23 February 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Roz Clay
Contact details (07) 5547 9222
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About the school

Here at Flagstone State School, we work to ensure all children receive quality education, and that their opportunity for success is maximised within a safe and supportive school environment. This is accomplished via a diversity of programs that promote the foundational skills, and also offer opportunities for the diverse range of interests and abilities of our student body. We pride ourselves on the delivery of a personalised education for all students catering to every child's needs. We have a strong focus on our gifted and talented program providing opportunities for all students to achieve to their utmost potential. Our music, sporting and dance programs also provide extra curricula opportunities for students to shine. It is with vision and rigour, as a school, ‘Together we build the future'.

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 life long 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 on schooling especially in relation to students with disability.
  • 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. 
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. 

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume (maximum 3 pages) 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.