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Head Of Department - Junior Secondary - Caloundra State High School

Education - Sunshine Beach, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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Full Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and dedicated educator to join the leadership team. 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. You will achieve this by developing the quality of teaching and learning as well as nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Sunshine Coast
Yearly Salary: $114886 - $120682
Contact Name: Julie Pozzoli
Contact Number: (07) 5436 8444
Closing Date: 08-JUN-21

Image courtesy of Caloundra State High School

About Caloundra State High School

Caloundra State High School is a future orientated school underpinned by traditional values where individual student growth and personal achievements are celebrated alongside academic success as students are our number one priority. Strong partnerships between students, staff, parents, industry and the broader community foster a sense of belonging and connectedness. Proactive leadership and dedicated staff who value relationships with students provide a safe, positive and nurturing environment. Our diverse, innovative and relevant curriculum combined with high expectations and clear responsibilities delivers educational excellence and encourages students to reach their full potential in academic and vocational outcomes. With opportunities for cultural and sporting activities that leverage our unique location, the flexibility of our curriculum creates resilient, lifelong learners.

About You

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate high level interpersonal skills, strong leadership skills as well as an in-depth knowledge of the Australian Curriculum. Knowledge of or capacity to gain knowledge and experience with year 6 schooling will enhance the applicants capacity to fulfil the role as successful transition of students is a key role of this position. It is also expected that the successful applicant will have strong pedagogical practices including a variety of behaviour management techniques and can model these to others. The successful applicant must be able to establish and maintain productive professional relationships with students.

Your Role

As the Head of Department you will have responsibility for, but not limited to, the following:

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.
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 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 (1-4 only) 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.

Sunshine Beach, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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