EOI, Head of Department in Industrial Design & Technology - MacGregor State High School

$126,644 - $128,884 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 05 May, 2022

Job Description

Expressions of interest are sought for a passionate and dedicated Head of Department - Industrial Design & Technology, to join the leadership team at MacGregor State High School. This exciting opportunity will allow the successful applicant to nurture positive relationships between staff and students, while leading the Industrial Design & Technology Department, to develop, articulate and commit to a shared educational vision.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MER418223/22E
Closing date 18-May-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4940.10
Job duration Until 16 September 22, unless otherwise determined
Contact person Kerri Hixon
Contact details (07) 3347 3555

This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and any extensions to this appointment will not exceed 12 months.

About our school:

MacGregor State High School opened in 1969 with just 203 students and nine teachers. Today it is a thriving campus of over 1400 students and 180 staff. This school community draws on its members' diverse backgrounds, experience and talent to forge success.

MacGregor is an Independent Public School. Our 'independence' gives us more latitude in curriculum offerings, staffing configuration and funding disbursement which is done in consultation with parents, students and staff. This gives us the advantage of being able to attune the delivery of a world class standard of scholarship to more closely match each student's aptitude.

Our teachers are unrelenting in their pursuit of excellence insisting that everyone can make progress in learning. An 'Honours' program provides accelerated learning for exceptional students.

Your opportunity:

As the Head of Department you will:

  • lead curriculum focus in line with school and departmental initiatives
  • participate in delivering the vision of State Schools Division
  • develop the quality of teaching and learning
  • nurture positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.

The Head of Department is accountable to and under the direction of the Principal or delegate.

Your 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.

Interested? To apply:

  • A brief resume 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 identified 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.

Applicants need to be a current Queensland Government employee to be eligible to apply. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.