A unique opportunity is available to become a Head of Department at Ripley Valley State Secondary College. This opportunity will allow the successful applicant to define and shape the culture, curriculum and teaching across the new school with a distinct focus on Junior Secondary pathways. Working closely with the Principal and two Deputy Principals, the successful candidate will pioneer a strong, lasting foundation to benefit teachers, students and the community. This opportunity requires the successful candidate to have strong flexibility, independence, leadership, change management and communication skills and commence duties no later than semester 2, 2022.
|Position status||Fixed Term Temporary|
|Occupational group||Education & Training|
|Classification||Stream 2 /HO1|
|Workplace Location||Ipswich region|
|Job ad reference||QLD/MER418748/22T|
|Yearly salary||$126644 - $128884|
|Fortnightly salary||$4854.30 - $4940.10|
|Job duration||A period of 6 months unless otherwise determined|
|Contact person||Brendan Krueger|
|Contact details||0437 544 161|
About the School:
Ripley Valley State Secondary College opened in 2020 and currently caters for approx. 600 students in Years 7 to 10. The college is growing one-year level each year (First cohort of year 12 graduate in 2024) and will accommodate more than 1600 students when at capacity. The College has established a growing reputation for high expectations, innovation, inclusion and connection to community. Leaders joining the College must have exceptional relational skills, be driven to build a positive, welcoming and supportive learning culture, demonstrate deep understanding in order to implement evidence-based practice, and be willing and able to commit to the college's development and growth.
About the Role:
As the Head of Department you will have responsibility for the following:
A mandatory requirement of this role is:
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.