Technologies Head of Department - Townsville State High School

$118,045 - $124,001 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Townsville QLD, Australia
  • 08 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and innovative Head of Department - Technologies to lead the faculty at Townsville State High School on a temporary, full-time basis. As Head of Department - Technologies you will lead curriculum focus in line with school and departmental initiatives, participate in delivering the vision of State Schools Division and develop the quality of teaching and learning at Townsville State High School.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/NQR390032/21T
Closing date 21-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $118045 - $124001
Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90
Job duration To 16 September 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Amanda Maynard
Contact details (07) 4721 8777
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About the school

Our school has a rich history, and a proud tradition, but we aim to provide innovative and creative approaches to the curriculum delivery of educational services and programs. We are a school of achievers in every sense of the word. The performance of every student is important to us and the pursuit of excellence and intellectual quality across our curriculum is a key focus. Our staff members are highly committed to supporting the individual learning needs of all of our students and achieving continuous improvement in student outcomes. We recognise the importance of parents and carers as partners in all aspects of student learning and have explicit, high-expectations of all learners; we expect and recognise success.

Your 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 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.


Information Technology/Computer Sciences

School Type


Job Closing Date

21 Oct, 2021