The Arts Head of Department - Holland Park State High School

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

Job Description

Holland Park State High School, are seeking a passionate and dedicated Head of Department - The Arts, to join the leadership team on a temporary basis. This exciting opportunity will allow the successful applicant to nurture positive relationships between teachers and students, while leading The Arts 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/MER418144/22T
Closing date 18-May-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4940.10
Job duration Until 9 December 2022, unless otherwise determined
Contact person Ben Jack
Contact details (07) 3347 0111 

About our school:

Holland Park State High School has been delivering quality education since 1971. We continue to be a community school that equip learners with the skills and knowledge to make a difference in the world whilst becoming informed and empowered citizens.

Our students are surrounded by opportunity to engage in a variety of areas such as academia, sport, music, culture, leadership, and community.

Students are also encompassed by dedicated and inspirational teachers who nurture our students to ensure personal and academic growth, whilst priding themselves on knowing every single student as no student gets lost in the crowd.

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:

  • Attach 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.

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.