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Head Of Department - Mathematics - Foxwell State Secondary College

Education - Mungindi, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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Full Job Description
A unique opportunity is available to join the foundation Heads of Department at Foxwell State Secondary College, the new College that opened in Coomera in 2020. We are seeking an extraordinary agile leader as the specific portfolios for our Head of Departments are negotiated with the Executive 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.
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Gold Coast
Yearly Salary: $114886 - $120682
Contact Name: Kym Amor
Contact Number: 0447 796 825
Closing Date: 13-JUN-21

Image Courtesy of Foxwell State Secondary College

About the School

Foxwell State Secondary College is committed to providing a rich learning environment that is innovative and future-focused, meeting the high expectations of the College and the wider community for optimal student learning. We will ensure quality outcomes and positive wellbeing for students in a College focused on positive education, innovation, sustainability, and community engagement. The College opened in 2020 in an enviable location overlooking the Gold Coast coastline, hinterlands and world renowned marina and theme parks. As a community hub we focus on social cohesion and support our students to thrive in the school's local community, embracing the unique Northern Gold Coast location, using it to maximum advantage in our planning and within our partnerships, including the marine industry and STEM partners. Foxwell State Secondary College will promote students' success through a balanced pursuit of excellence in academic, cultural and sporting endeavours. We will be guided by our vision, to provide a world of opportunity for every student. Inspired by 'The Global Goals for Sustainable Development' our school will prepare our students to be responsible and respectful global citizens. We will empower all students to embrace learning and achieve their potential whilst strengthening their emotional, social and physical well-being.

About You

The successful applicant will be responsible for a number of faculties and school priority areas. Presently we are seeking an experienced leader in the areas of Maths and the possibility of other portfolio responsibilities.
A passion for New Pedagogies for Deep Learning will be advantageous.
Ideally, you will be passionate about collaboratively developing the Middle and Senior school curriculum for Foxwell State Secondary.

Your Role

As the Head of Department you will have responsibility for but not limited to 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.

For more information about our Quality Teaching and Learning Framework and our Junior Secondary model for purposefully connected curriculum areas can be requested.

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 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.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

Mungindi, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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