Head of Department in English - Biloela State High School

$114,886 - $120,682 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Rockhampton QLD 4700, Australia
  • 06 Apr, 2021

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and dedicated educator to join the leadership team. In this role, you will lead curriculum focus in line with school and departmental initiatives and participate in delivering the vision of State Schools Division. You will achieve this by developing the quality of teaching and learning as well as nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.

Job details
Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Rockhampton region
Job ad reference QLD/CQR369273/21T
Closing date 19-Apr-2021
Yearly salary $114886 - $120682
Fortnightly salary $4403.60 - $4625.70
Job duration Until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Natasha Bunn
Contact details (07) 4992 8666

About Biloela State High School
Biloela is located 125 km west of Gladstone in the Banana Shire Region. Students come from eight primary schools in the area including two non-state schools. The school is situated on a large site with two ovals, two basketball courts and a large covered area. A 13.5 ha farm is attached to the school and provides the area for Agriculture Science and Horticulture Programs.

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.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section 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.