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

$118,045 - $124,001 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Queensland, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021

Job Description

We are looking for someone who has a focus on educational leadership, and will participle in delivering the vision of State Schools Division and develop the quality of teaching and learning. You will achieve this by nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Moreton Bay - North
Job ad reference QLD/NCR387193/21T
Closing date 06-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $118045 - $124001
Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90
Job duration Until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Sean Bennett
Contact details sbenn61@eq.edu.au
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About the School:

Minimbah State School was established in 1997 and is part of a vibrant community in Morayfield near Caboolture, providing quality learning for students from Prep to Year 6. Minimbah has a proud tradition built on traditional values, including pride in appearance and outstanding academic, cultural and sporting success in a caring environment, built on respect and effective relationships. Minimbah provides students with modern and attractive environments in which to learn and play. Every classroom in our school is air-conditioned and are stimulating learning hubs with every class boasting an 20 point Interactive Touchscreen displays and wireless internet connectivity, allowing teachers to design curriculum to engage students in innovative learning.

About the 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 2 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 both key capabilities 1 and 2 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.