Head of Department – Physical Education – Spinifex State College – Junior Campus, Education

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    Queensland Goverment
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    negotiable / month
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Head of Department – Physical Education – Spinifex State College – Junior Campus

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

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and dynamic educator to join the leadership team at Spinifex State College – Junior Campus. As the Head of Department for Physical Education, 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.

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About the School

Spinifex State College is a three campus educational facility. Our Junior Campus caters to years 7-9, Senior Campus years 10-12 and the Residential Campus houses all boarding students.

Our school aims to develop clever, skilled and creative learners. To achieve this aim, we provide students with access to quality curriculum programs and learning opportunities. We also inspire our students to explore their passions, harness their unique talents and fulfil their potential. Our purpose is to inspire each other to become productive local and global citizens who shape our futures through the pursuit of learning excellence with a vision to develop clever, skilled and creative Spinifex state college graduates.

Your Role

As the Head of Department – Physical Education, 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.
  • A mandatory requirement of this role is :

  • Current full registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. Information on registration requirements is available at enquiries@qct.edu.au ( file:///C:/Users/axhug4/AppData/Local/Hewlett-Packard/HP%20TRIM/TEMP/HPTRIM.6080/enquiries@qct.edu.au ) or on toll free 1300 720 944.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services ( https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card/required/working-or-volunteering#education ) (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card 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. Specific emphasis to be applied to key capabilities 1 and 2.
  • 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.