EOI, Head of Department in Student Services - Innisfail State College

$126,644 - $128,884 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Cairns QLD, Australia
  • 20 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Expressions of interest are sought for a Head of Department - Student Services to join the team at Innisfail State College on a temporary basis. If you are someone who can deliver the vision of our school, develop quality teaching and learning as well as create positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders, then we would love to hear from you!

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/FNR426615/22E
Closing date 26-Jun-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4940.10
Job duration Until 09 Dec 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Tanya Martin
Contact details (07) 4078 0210 / Principal@innisfailsc.eq.edu.au 

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

About the School

Innisfail State College opened in 2010 on the site of the former TAFE campus. Today Innisfail State College is an integrated campus, with Secondary students in Years 7 to 12, Diverse Learning Centre students from Pre-Prep to Year 12, and local TAFE students sharing the school's facilities. Our purpose is to meet the learning needs of all students and provide each young person or adult with the opportunity to achieve success in their future outcomes. We pride ourselves on preparing our students for diverse opportunities once they leave school by offering traditional academic subjects as well as nationally accredited vocational subjects to equip our students for the workforce.
Innisfail is a beautiful rural town just 90 minutes south of Cairns, best known for its sugar and banana industries and high seasonal rain.

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.

As Head of Department of Senior student services at Innisfail State College you will have responsibility for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Academic monitoring and intervention
  • Social and emotional monitoring and intervention
  • Behaviour monitoring and intervention
  • Enrolments
  • Line management SS team
  • Year parades
  • Camps
  • QCE attainment
  • Working collaboratively with HODs to ensure accuracy of all data into Student management
  • Yr 10-12 reporting
  • Student Council

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: 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.