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Head Of Department In Science - Biloela State High School

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - Rockhampton City, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and dynamic educator to join the leadership team at Biloela State High School. As the Head of Department - Science you will lead curriculum focus in line with school and departmental initiatives, participate in delivering the vision of State Schools Division, develop the quality of teaching and learning and nurture positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.

Job details
Position status: Permanent
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Stream 2 /HO2
Workplace Location: Rockhampton region
Job ad reference: QLD/CQR372995/21P
Closing date: 31-May-2021
Yearly salary: $114886 - $120682
Fortnightly salary: $4403.60 - $4625.70
Job duration:
Contact person: Natasha Bunn
Contact details: (07) 4992 8666
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About Biloela State High School

Biloela is located 125 km west of Gladstone in the Callide Valley. 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. The school has an extensive range of curriculum offerings, with growing flexibility for students in the senior phase. TAFE link courses, school-based traineeships, structured work placements and alternative programs for students all contribute to a diverse and futures-orientated approach to schooling. We have Special Education facilities to service our school community. Our experienced staff work closely with students, staff and parents to build learning opportunities for all students.

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 maximum 3 page 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.