Head of Department in Junior Secondary (2 Positions) - Marsden State High School

$118,045 - $124,001 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Logan, Beaudesert QLD, Australia
  • 24 Nov, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools

Job Description

Marsden State High School are now accepting applications for 2 Head of Departments - Junior Secondary. As the Head of Department you will lead curriculum focus in line with school and departmental initiatives, participate in delivering the vision of State Schools Division, develop the quality of teaching and learning and nurture positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Logan - Beaudesert
Job ad reference QLD/SER396771/21T
Closing date 07-Dec-2021
Yearly salary $118045 - $124001
Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90
Job duration 20/01/22 to 24/6/22 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Andrew Peach
Contact details (07) 3299 0555

About Marsden State High School

Marsden State High School has been operating since 1987 and has a long and proud tradition of providing excellent quality public education. Since opening in 1987, the school has grown to over 2800 students. While the school is one of the largest in Queensland, it has a strong sense of community and is able to offer individual attention and diverse opportunities for participation.  

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 (maximum 3 page) 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.


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Job Closing Date

07 Dec, 2021