Head of Department – Mathematics – Corinda State High School, Education

  • Company:
    Queensland Goverment
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Education

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Head of Department – Mathematics – Corinda State High School

Education (Organisation site ( http://qed.qld.gov.au/ ))
Metropolitan Region, State Schools Division

Corinda State High School are seeking a Head of Department – Mathematics to join the Senior Leadership team where you will be responsible for improving educational outcomes of students in the school. Your role in the team will be to lead Junior Mathematics. The role includes driving continual improvement of the curriculum frameworks, nurturing relationships, promoting quality teaching through building the capability of teaching staff, targeted student support and role modelling the behaviours that underpin a high-performance future focused culture. The successful applicant can negotiate with the Principal regarding the additional 0.5 FTE to work Full time equivalent.

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About Corinda State High School

Corinda State High School is one of Brisbane’s leading co-educational public schools. We provide an extraordinary variety of learning opportunities that not only suit individual needs, but exceed expectations. Our school has a strong academic and artistic focus, as well as an excellent reputation in our extra-curricular and sporting activities. In fact, our spacious land and Agricultural Farm are unique features of the school. We are proud of our past students who graduated as active participants of society, take responsibility for their actions, engage in life-long learning and contribute to the stewardship of the environment.

We value your contribution in assisting us to achieve our vision – to exceed your expectations!

Your role:

As the Head of Department 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.
  • Lead and coordinate coaching of classroom teachers in numeracy.
  • Implement and review school numeracy programs and develop strategies relating to numeracy targets.
  • A 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 ( http://www.qct.edu.au/ ).
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services ( https://www.qld.gov.au ) (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by BlueCard Services. For more information please CLICK HERE ( https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card-services )
  • To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘ How you will be assessed ‘ section 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.