Head of Department (Curriculum) - Indooroopilly State School

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

Job Description

Applications are welcome for a passionate and innovative instructional leader to join the leadership team at Indooroopilly State School in the position of Head of Department (Curriculum). This is a temporary, full-time position for the 2022 school year. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated capability with a broad understanding of numeracy in the Australian curriculum, a deep understanding of teaching Mathematics, and the capacity to lead pedagogical change in a large, high performing school. This position will have a strong focus on numeracy and be an integral part of the Indooroopilly State School team.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Brisbane - West
Job ad reference QLD/MER389967/21T
Closing date 20-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $118045 - $124001
Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90
Job duration A period of 12 months unless otherwise determined
Contact person Debbie Spanner
Contact details (07) 3327 2333
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About the School:
Indooroopilly State School is a child-centred community that is focussed on excellence in education. Our rich history fills us with pride, while we look ahead towards a bright and optimistic future. We believe in developing the potential in each student. We believe in providing our students with a stimulating, challenging and supportive environment which fosters high quality education and personal development to ensure each child's successful transition to secondary education.

About the Role:
As the Head of Department (Curriculum) you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead the relevant curriculum areas or whole school program 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 curriculum areas or whole school program to achieve goals.

This position will have a strong focus on numeracy within the school.

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 how you would project yourself into the role of Head of Department (Literacy) at Indooroopilly State School.

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.


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Job Closing Date

20 Oct, 2021