Head of Department in Senior Schooling - Toogoolawah State High School

$126,644 - $128,884 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Queensland, Australia
  • 25 Apr, 2022

Job Description

Are you looking for opportunity to lead in Senior Secondary? If so, Toogoolawah State High School is seeking a seeking a passionate educator to join our team. As the Head of Department Senior Secondary you will improve the educational outcomes of students in Years 10 to 12 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 /HO2
Workplace Location Darling Downs - Maranoa
Job ad reference QLD/DSR416781/22T
Closing date 24-May-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4940.10
Job duration A period of 6 months unless otherwise determined
Contact person Ross Jardine
Contact details 0477 322 968

About Toogoolawah State High School:

Our School provides relevant and engaging learning pathways for all students, whilst maintaining a strong focus on academic achievement leading to tertiary entrance or the workplace. We take pride in having high expectations in terms of student behaviour and learning achievement.

About the Role:

As the Head of Department Senior Secondary you will ensure that all senior students graduate ready for further education, employment or training. Your role will include:

  • Consolidating pathways for senior students through refining the process and delivery of SET Planning, and ongoing SET Plan reviews including ATAR coaching.
  • Developing staff competency in their use of the assessment features of Daymap, to enable ongoing reporting of student progress and achievement to parents through the parent portal.
  • Work with teachers in Senior Secondary to ensure QCAA processes such as Endorsement and Confirmation are effectively implemented
  • Work with employers, RTOs, parents and students to effectively manage the School's range of vocational and school-based traineeship pathways

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.

Interested? To apply:

  • Attach a brief resume (maximum 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach 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.
  • Please note: Engagement in this position is subject to the person fully satisfying the COVID-19 vaccination requirements outlined in the attached Candidate Information Fact Sheet 2022. Applicants are asked to submit evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination with their application.

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.