Head of Department - Technologies - Moranbah State High School

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

Job Description

Central Queensland Region, State Schools Division

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. The successful candidate will develop the quality of teaching and learning and nurture positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders. You will also engage with and work in partnership with Brigt Minds as well as local industry and community groups to develop a responsive and localised approach to skills and training.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Mackay region
Job ad reference QLD/CQR369033/21P
Closing date 19-Apr-2021
Yearly salary $114886 - $120682
Fortnightly salary $4403.60 - $4625.70
Contact person Leigh Dyer
Contact details 0477 372 462
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About Moranbah State High School

Moranbah State High School strives to ensure students entering our gates for the first time feel welcome and supported. Moranbah State High School is a fantastic school that offers quality teaching and learning.

In addition there are wonderful opportunities available to students to engage in a large range of extra-curricular and gifted and talented programs. As a whole school community we believe strongly in our school motto and core values.

In essence we are about ‘maximising learning' to allow students to pursue positive 'pathways for diverse futures'.

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. 
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. 

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.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

For a full list of the position responsibilities and mandatory requirements, please ensure you download the attached role description and candidate information fact sheet and follow the instructions.