From 2022, the Queensland Department of Education will commence delivery of educational services on Norfolk Island on behalf of the Australian Government. We are looking for experienced and highly capable school leaders and heads of program to complement the existing workforce from 2022. As Norfolk Island is a very close knit community you will not only be a critical part of the success of the school, but be able to demonstrate commitment to supporting strong community engagement activities. The successful applicant will contribute towards and be accountable for the provision of a comprehensive student support program that is responsive to the identified and changing needs of students enrolled at the school.
|Position status||Fixed Term Temporary|
|Occupational group||Education & Training|
|Classification||Stream 2 /HO1|
|Workplace Location||Darling Downs - Maranoa,Other - Outside Qld|
|Job ad reference||QLD/DSR402123/22T|
|Yearly salary||$126644 - $128884|
|Fortnightly salary||$4854.30 - $4940.10|
|Job duration||Until 9 December 2022 unless otherwise determined|
|Contact person||Andrew Brandon|
|Contact details||(07) 4616 3768|
About the school
Norfolk Island Central School is located on Norfolk Island, approximately 1400km east of Byron Bay in the South Pacific. The school is funded by the Commonwealth of Australia and has operated as a NSW Department of Education school up until the Queensland Department of Education commences delivery of educational services from 2022. There has been a high quality delivery of educational services for the approximately 300 students in P-12.
Our school motto is Play the Game, and we take great pride in delivering quality educational and wellbeing outcomes for our students. The game we play is underpinned by our school values of respect, responsibility, resilience and honesty. Our school works in partnership with our community to provide a broad ranging curriculum encompassing educational, sporting and cultural experiences. Norfolk Island's unique historical traditions are valued, and we support the maintenance of Norfolk Island culture for future generations through the teaching of Norf'k Language and Culture in K-7 and a cultural camp in Year 9.
Staff work with significant levels of dedication and commitment, to serve our students and community. The staff collectively drive ongoing improvements through a focus on leadership for collaborative practice in assessment as well as in data skills and use. We strive to embed a culture of Instructional Leadership that will assist all stakeholders in moving forward.
To join the teaching and leadership team in the role of Guidance Officer, the following knowledge, skills and attributes will be essential:
Please review the role description for the mandatory requirements of this role.
Highly desirable: A minimum of two years full time, or equivalent teaching experience; current membership of the Queensland Guidance and Counselling Association (QGCA).
Interested? To apply:
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.
The Queensland Government is the executive branch and democratic administrative authority of the state of Queensland, Australia. A federated state under a parliamentary constitutional monarchy which was formed in 1859, Queensland's governmental structure is set out on the Constitution of Queensland. Since the Federation of Australia in 1901, Queensland has been a State of Australia, with the Constitution of Australia regulating the relationships between all state and territory governments and the Australian Government. Under the Australian Constitution, all states and territories (including Queensland) ceded powers relating to certain matters to the federal government.