Head of Department in English/Humanities - Loganlea State High School

  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Logan Central QLD 4114, Australia
  • 25 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Loganlea State High School is looking for a passionate educator to join the Loganlea team in the role of Head of English/Humanities for the start of 2022. It is our belief at Loganlea SHS, that the biggest impact on student outcomes is the quality of teaching and learning occurring in the classroom, and as Head of English/Humanities, you will play a core role in leading the 21st century curriculum and outstanding pedagogy.

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/SER396965/21T Closing date 08-Dec-2021 Job duration Until 09 December 2022 unless otherwise determined Contact person Brenton Farleigh Contact details (07) 3451 8777

About Loganlea State High School:

Our beautiful coeducational school is situated on 56 hectares of prime river front land. We are a vibrant, centrally located high school in Logan City, with an enrolment of approximately 680 students in years 7 to 12, from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

Our School Motto: To the Stars… Nothing is out of reach when you put your mind to it. We pride ourselves on providing a high expectations and caring culture in which students can reach their true potential.

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 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 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.