Head of Special Education Services (H01) Special Education Program - Meridan State College

$126,644 - $128,884 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Sunshine Coast QLD, Australia
  • 01 Aug, 2022
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools

Job Description

An opportunity exists for a Head of Special Education Services to work in the Primary campus of the College on a temporary basis. If you are someone who can deliver the vision of our school, develop quality teaching and learning as well as create positive relationships between students, teachers and stakeholders, then we would love to hear from you!

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Sunshine Coast
Job ad reference QLD/NCR434695/22T
Closing date 14-Aug-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4940.10
Job duration Until 10 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Kerri Jones
Contact details (07) 5490 2666

About the School

Meridan State College is a large P-12 School situated in the fast growing western suburbs of Caloundra on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.  Meridan State College boasts a distinctive subschool structure which fosters the education of this broad age range of students in modern campuses which have been purpose designed to cater for each cohort at their specific age of development.  Each phase offers a diverse and rich curriculum supported by quality teaching that gives our students a seamless progression through their 13 years of schooling.

About the 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.

For a full list of mandatory requirements please see the attached role description.

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 the key capabilities identified 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.

Subject

Special Needs

School Type

P12

Job Closing Date

14 Aug, 2022