Head of Department – Student Support – Mount Gravatt State High School, Education

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

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Head of Department – Student Support – Mount Gravatt State High School

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

An exciting opportunity exists for an innovative and flexible educator to join our leadership team. The ideal successful applicant will have the desire and capacity to build on the strong reputation the school has for providing high quality public education. As the Head of Department Student Support, you will have curriculum responsibility for Senior Business, coordination of the Student Well Being Team, Years 9 and 10 Student Well Being, whole of school career education program and Year 10 SET planning. This role will be suited to an energetic and strengths-focused individual who has the ability to lead both strategically and operationally towards shared goals.

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About Mount Gravatt State High School

Mount Gravatt State High School is a co-educational State Secondary school situated in the southern suburb of Mt Gravatt, located about 10 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD.

About You

This role will be suited to an energetic and strengths-focused individual who has the ability to lead both strategically and operationally towards shared goals.

Y our Role

As the Head of Department you will have responsibility for but not limited to the following:

  • 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.
  • Curriculum responsibility for Senior Business, 
  • Coordination of the Student Well Being Team, Years 9 and 10 Student Well Being, whole of school career education program and Year 10 SET planning.
  • The implementation of the school’s explicit improvement agenda that includes:
  • Learning Progression for all students
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Thinking proficiency across the Australian Curriculum and Senior Curriculum
  • Strengthening Senior Outcomes
  • Reducing teaching learning variability and variance in impact
  • Staff capability development through:
  • A problem of practice approach to improvement
  • Collaborative empowerment through a faculty based Professional Learning Team Coaching and Mentoring
  • 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 [email protected] ( file:///C:/Users/axhug4/AppData/Local/Hewlett-Packard/HP%20TRIM/TEMP/HPTRIM.6080/[email protected] ) 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.
  • 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.