Head of Special Education Services (H01), Special Education Program (Cluster) - Sunset State School -

$126,644 - $128,884 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Sunset QLD 4825, Australia
  • 01 Aug, 2022

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and motivated educator to join the leadership team as Head of Special Education Services. This role is a cluster role that services the base school of Sunset State School, Townview State School, Healy State School and Mount Isa School of the Air. This role requires the ability to support schools and build capacity of others. Strong NCCD and policy knowledge is strongly encouraged and will be advantageous to this role. Applicants with flexibility and excellent communication skills are encouraged to apply.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/NQR434731/22P
Closing date 14-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4940.10
Job duration  
Contact person Ryan Gilmour
Contact details 0404 221 547

About Mt Isa

Mount Isa is a beautiful country town and one of North Queensland's key mining hubs. Despite its regional location, it acts as a major service centre for the area and has all the necessities, cafes, restaurants and events to satisfy your needs. With a community of approximately 22,000 people, 'The Isa' is the perfect size to provide wonderful country hospitality alongside all the comforts and luxuries you find in larger cities.

About the Role

As the Head of Special Education Services you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead the school special education unit or special education developmental unit teachers, students and stakeholders 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.
  • Are active participants in life long learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, and community groups.
  • Are futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling especially in relation to students with disability.
  • Manage the human, financial, facilities and curriculum resources of the unit to achieve goals.

For a full list of mandatory requirements please see the attached role description.

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.

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.