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Head Of Department In Student Support - Miles State High School


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Job Description

The Head of Department - Student Support will continue to lead and manage Miles State High Schools explicit agenda of providing every student with a safe supportive environment that focuses on building student success. The successful candidate will have a strong background in Positive Behaviour for Learning and student support services that are underpinned by inclusive practices. Experience in individual case management and provisions for students in the areas of attendance, curriculum, wellbeing and behavior would be a great advantage.

Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location: Darling Downs - Maranoa
Job ad reference; QLD/DSR375021/21T
Closing date: 17-Jun-2021
Yearly salary: $114886 - $120682
Fortnightly salary: $4403.60 - $4625.70
Job duration: Until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Josette Moffatt
Contact details: (07) 4628 5111
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About the school

With a school motto of "Strive to Achieve", at Miles State High School our partnership in learning is based on ensuring that our students are being prepared for an ever changing future and that their learning engagement facilitates the pathway of their chosen profession. We consistently and proactively provide our students with many varied learning opportunities and effective resources to engage in a curriculum that supports technology, sport, science, humanities and the arts. These opportunities are delivered in modern facilities that include state of the art Trade Training Centre, a new hospitality kitchen, science laboratories, agricultural operations site, sporting ovals and undercover areas to name a few.

Within our school and the greater community, it is our focus to ensure we are all ‘Partners in Learning' in order to develop and support the high standards and high expectations that positively impact and develop our students to become global citizens who value learning and community citizenship.

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 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.