Head of Special Education Services, Special Education Program - Mudgeeraba State School

$131,445 - $138,016 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Gold Coast QLD, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools Student Services

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists at Mudgeeraba State School for a Head of Special Education Services to join the team on a temporary, full-time basis. As the Head of Special Education Services, you will focus on educational leadership, participate in delivering the vision of State Schools Division and develop the quality of teaching and learning. This will be achieved by nurturing positive relationships between students, teachers, the community and stakeholders.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Gold Coast
Job ad reference QLD/SER390872/21T
Closing date 28-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $131445 - $138016
Fortnightly salary $5038.30 - $5290.10
Job duration Until 09 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Hine Luis
Contact details (07) 5569 1777

About the school

Mudgeeraba State School has proud traditions in academic, sporting and cultural excellence. We have highly professional and experienced staff who provide a wide variety of learning programs for our students to engage in across the year. We are also very fortunate to have a community, that is highly supportive of our school. This partnership, developed between school, home and community is important in helping all students achieve. Our aspirational goal is for all Mudgeeraba State School students to be Upstanders a Mudgee Marvel.  We believe that by being a Mudgee Marvel all students will feel safe, supported and respected at our school.

Your 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. 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 2 page) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response 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.


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Job Closing Date

28 Oct, 2021