Head of Department

  • Company:
    Fraser Coast Anglican College
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
  • 2021 Commencement
  • Full-Time Permanent Teacher
  • About Fraser Coast Anglican College

    Fraser Coast Anglican College is a K-12 College located in the City of Hervey Bay. The College is a member of the Anglican Schools network of South East Queensland and has a well-documented record of consistently achieving outstanding academic outcomes for its students.

    About the role

    As Head of Department – English, you will successfully manage, resource and deliver quality academic and innovative education within the College English Department. While emphasis is placed in the Senior and Middle School, liaison with the Head of Junior School regarding curriculum is incorporated into the Head of Department’s responsibility.

    The Head of Department – English will be an innovative educator who can share their passion for English with our enthusiastic Middle and Senior School students. Our students value educators who demonstrate an ability to build positive relationships, deliver differentiated programs and are able to employ a variety of engaging methods to effectively communicate the subject of English to all learners.

    Duties

    You will create a learning environment in which students feel safe to take intellectual risks, feel comfortable to seek assistance and will be encouraged to perform to the best of their abilities. As a Head of Department you will:

  • Possess a strong understanding of the Australian Curriculum (English), attending Curriculum Leadership meetings and engaging in curriculum review;
  • Teach allocated timetables of classes in the Middle and Senior Schools;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to staff and students, encouraging excellence and performance to the highest of ethical standards;
  • Encourage innovation and development opportunities to staff in the discipline of English;
  • Develop evaluation instruments and maintain these for the Department.
  • Manage documentation as required for QCAA for Endorsement and Confirmation;
  • Fulfil the management expectations and duties as represented in the College Role Statement of Head of Department.
  • At FCAC, we recognise that not all learning happens within the classroom, with all teachers participating in our extra-curricular program.

    Skills and experience required

    Current Teacher Registration with Queensland College of Teachers is required.

    An ability to teach a second subject area may be beneficial (but not essential).

    Culture

    Staff at FCAC are caring and dedicated people who value relationships, insist on high standards and are supportive of the Aims and Ethos of an Anglican School.

    Benefits

    Leadership development opportunities

  • Salary sacrificing
  • Queensland Anglican Schools Enterprise Agreement 2018
  • Fraser Coast Anglican College is an equal opportunity employer and a Child Safe Organisation.