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Head Of Special Education Services, Special Education Program - Tara Shire State College -


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Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated and dynamic individual to lead our Special Education Team at Tara Shire State College. In this role, you will focus on educational leadership and participate in delivering the vision of every student succeeding. The successful candidate will develop the quality of teaching and learning and nurture positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status: Permanent
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: Stream 2 /HO2
Workplace Location: Darling Downs - Maranoa
Job ad reference: QLD/DSR375461/21P
Closing date: 21-Jun-2021
Yearly salary: $120405 - $126769
Fortnightly: salary $4615.10 - $4859.00
Job duration:
Contact person: Craig Homer
Contact details: (07) 4678 7333
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About the School:

Tara Shire State College's vision and inclusion strategy ensures that every one of our students is reaching their full potential. We are striving to build a caring, high achieving school, with excellent educational opportunities, including a quality curriculum which incorporates academic, social, cultural and sporting excellence, high behaviour standards and a commitment to continuing improvement and lifelong learning. Tara Shire focuses on growing the whole child, with a strong emphasis on academic achievement and educational pathways for all students.

About the Role:

As the Head of Special Education Services you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead the school special education unit or special education developmental unit teachers, students and stakeholders 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.
  • Are active participants in life long learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Form partnerships with parents, other government agencies, and community groups.
  • Are futures oriented and strategic.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling especially in relation to students with disability.
  • Manage the human, financial, facilities and curriculum resources of the unit 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.