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Head Of Department - Science - Mitchelton State High School

Education - Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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Full Job Description
An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate and innovative individual to join the high performing team at Mitchelton State High School as Head of Department - Science. In this role, you will lead curriculum focus of the Science faculty in line with school and departmental initiatives, specifically writing, collaborative learning and STEM. You will strive to develop the quality of teaching and learning, within a culture of high expectations and play an active role in nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders. This temporary full-time position is for a period of 6 months, unless otherwise determined.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Brisbane - North
Yearly Salary: $114886 - $120682
Contact Name: Simon Graham
Contact Number: (07) 3550 1111
Closing Date: 16-JUN-21

Image Courtesy of Mitchelton State High School

About the School:
Mitchelton State High School is located on a leafy 11 hectare site with landscaped grounds and well developed sporting facilities. The school's vision to Inspire Individual Excellence aims to prepare well-rounded young people, ready to face the world. The school's values Respect, Participation, and Accountability, were developed by the student body of 2002. They are the life blood of the school community. Students and staff live and breathe these on a daily basis. They help to develop positive attitudes and build character. Mitchelton State High School is a Band 9 co-educational secondary school with a current enrolment of approximately 450 students.

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. 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 brief resume (Maximum 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
A maximum 1 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.

Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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