Head of Department (Curriculum) - Ipswich West State School

$114,886 - $120,682 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia
  • 06 Apr, 2021

Job Description

In this role, you will assist in leading and coordinating the maintenance, review and implementation of curriculum frameworks, pedagogy, literacy and numeracy program as well as assessment and reporting. You will also assist the school leadership team in curriculum matters. The ideal candidate for this role will be a school leader with a deep knowledge of the Australian Curriculum who is confident in utilising data and leading teams.

Job details
Position status: Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location: Ipswich region
Job ad reference: QLD/MER366764/21E
Closing date: 20-Apr-2021
Yearly salary: $114886 - $120682
Fortnightly salary: $4403.60 - $4625.70
Job duration: 12/07 - 10/12 unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Cartia Balladone
Contact details: (07) 3813 5222
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About Ipswich West State School

Ipswich West State School is located a few minutes from the Ipswich CBD. The school delivers quality educational programs for all students with a particular focus on literacy and numeracy.

Ipswich West State School has a passionate staff and community who are dedicated to ‘Teaching and Helping Every Child, Every Day to Be Their Very Best.'

Your Role

You will have responsibility for leading the following:

  • Curriculum leadership and organisation of a whole school approach to curriculum development, implementation, assessment and reporting.
  • Strategic management and analysis of school based literacy and numeracy programs and data.
  • Implementation of evidenced based strategies and approaches to support curriculum and literacy and numeracy programs.
  • Development of a school based assessment and reporting framework.
  • Identification and delivery of professional learning needs of the school.
  • Supporting staff during periods of new pedagogical or curriculum endeavours.
  • Facilitation of planning and moderation as well as the development of unit plans.
  • Liaising with teachers, specialists, support staff and teacher aides ensuring the learning needs of all students are addressed in curriculum planning.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. 
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. 

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