Head of Department in English - Marsden State High School

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

Job Description

Are you collaborative, energetic and flexible with a passion for leading and encouraging building of teacher capability in relation to the Australian Curriculum? If so, Marsden State High School is looking for you! Your role will also include the development of quality teaching and learning resources and teacher opportunities through your educational leadership, participating in delivering the vision of State Schools Division. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, apply now!

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/SER396770/21T Closing date 07-Dec-2021 Yearly salary $118045 - $124001 Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90 Job duration Until 09 December 2022 unless otherwise determined Contact person Andrew Peach Contact details (07) 3299 0555

About the School:

Marsden State High School is an outstanding school with an excellent reputation. Since 1987, it has come to symbolise high quality public school education in the Logan area. Our school offers a comprehensive learning environment led by passionate and engaging teachers working together to deliver outstanding achievements across the academic, sporting, cultural and creative industries fields.

This is an innovative, proud and culturally vibrant school community where all students are challenged to work towards our vision - Dare to inspire… Make a difference!

About the 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 (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.