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Eoi, Head Of Department In Mathematics - Rochedale State High School


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Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated, highly skilled and innovative individual to join the team at Rochedale State High School as Head of Department - Mathematics. This temporary full-time position is from 12 July 2021 until 10 December 2021, unless otherwise determined.

Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Stream 2 /HO2
Workplace Location: Brisbane - South
Job ad reference: QLD/MER375060/21E
Closing date: 09-Jun-2021
Yearly salary: $114886 - $120682
Fortnightly salary: $4403.60 - $4625.70
Job duration: From 12 July 2021 until 10 December 2021, unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Elena Itsikson
Contact details: (07) 3340 0444
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This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

About the School:

Rochedale State High School is quite close to Brisbane's CBD, until recently it has remained isolated as a semi-rural pocket. Rochedale State High is now growing quickly. The historical isolation has contributed uniquely to the nurturing and development of a very strong sense of community. This quality is appealing and families are attracted to it. Any visitor to the school will comment on the school's purposeful tone, respectful relationships, well behaved students and a synergy where all stakeholders are working towards a common goal. Standards are high. Academic excellence is embraced. We promote the school motto of preparing our students to "perform for every stage". Whether it be academic, vocational education, the arts, agriculture or acclaimed sporting achievements, there are diverse options for student to ensure their future pathway has a solid foundation.

About the 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 “How you will be assessed” section in the attached role description.

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