Head of Department in Teaching and Learning - Beenleigh State High School

$126,644 - $128,884 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Logan, QLD, Australia
  • 20 Jun, 2022
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and dynamic educator to join the leadership team at Beenleigh State High School. As the Head of Department - Teaching & Learning, 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/SER426599/22T
Closing date 03-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4854.30
Job duration Until 09 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person George Bartlett
Contact details (07) 3442 3777 / Principal@beenleighshs.eq.edu.au
About the School
Beenleigh State High School offers a dynamic, creative and supportive learning environment in which all students are encouraged, by committed staff, to pursue personal excellence in academic pursuits, citizenship, sport and the arts. Our extended educational community provides a caring and supportive environment, recognizing and rewarding individual and cooperative achievement. Our School values the motto 'we care, we are responsible, we achieve', across all settings, classrooms and school grounds. Beenleigh State High School furthermore has a proud record of academic achievement. We also have extremely successful acceleration programs in Mathematics, Science and English for our talented academic students.

About the Role

As the Head of Department - Teaching & Learning, 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.

The Head of Department is accountable to and under the direction of the Principal or delegate.

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.

Interested? To apply:

  • Attach a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to key capabilities 1 and 2, identified in the attached role description.
  • Please note: Engagement in this position is subject to the person fully satisfying the COVID-19 vaccination requirements outlined in the attached Candidate Information Fact Sheet 2022. Applicants are asked to submit evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination with their application.

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

03 Jul, 2022