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Head Of Department - Student Services - Moranbah State High...

Education - Mackay, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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An exciting opportunity exists to join the Moranbah State High School leadership team. In this role you will focus on initiatives to support the educational outcomes for students, incorporating the vision of State Schools Division into school planning. You will also play a role in developing the quality of teaching and learning and nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and community.
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Mackay region
Yearly Salary: $114886 - $120682
Contact Name: Ellie Green
Contact Number:
Closing Date: 12-APR-21

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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

You will have responsibility for leading the following activities and delivery of the following key tasks:

Provide leadership and guidance for the implementation of innovative measures aimed at improving student learning outcomes and attendance in schools where a significant percentage of students may have a disadvantaged background, ensuring quality learning outcomes for all students.
Where requested, prepare all data returns for the Principal.
Provide management and engagement strategies including induction activities of new arrivals, and advise on specific academic, social and emotional needs of new arrivals.
Monitor students' individual performance and behaviour and develop and implement intervention strategies where necessary.
Communicate and work with parents, staff, higher education institutes and State Schools Division to develop strategies to improve learning outcomes, student achievements and attendance.
Work with and provide tools for the school leadership team, Head of Departments, Year Level Coordinators, Guidance Officers and teachers to utilise in relation to student achievement and attendance.
Develop and implement community engagement strategies and programs with other organisations, local businesses and not for profit organisations.
Liaise with external agencies (for example, indigenous support agencies) to support new arrivals and their families through integrating them into the new environment, and incorporating the holistic needs of new students including academic, social and emotional.
Embed socially just practices in daily school life through leadership in relation to student attendance and improved academic outcomes.
Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling especially in relation to students and staff within the school.
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.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.