Head of Department - Technology - Pimpama State Secondary College
Pimpama State Secondary College are seeking applications for the position of Head of Department - Technology locally known as Head of Department - Creative Industries. This is a temporary, full-time opportunity for Semester 1, 2023. As a Head of Department, you will join the leadership team and work to develop the quality of teaching and learning, and to nurture positive relationships between students, teachers and the wider community.
Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Gold Coast
Job ad reference QLD/SER455621/22T
Closing date 27-Nov-2022
Yearly salary $126644 - $128884
Fortnightly salary $4854.30 - $4940.10
Job duration Until 23 June 2023 unless otherwise determined
At Pimpama State Secondary College we believe that Together We Succeed and we are committed to providing a world-class education in an environment that prioritises relationships and the wellbeing of our students, staff and community. At Pimpama State Secondary College we value Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Empathy and we actively teach our students our school values and expected behaviours to arm them with the tools to be active and engaged global citizens. The school is located on Dixon Drive, Pimpama. To ensure the school is able to cater for students within the enrolment boundary an enrolment management plan (School EMP) is in place. Our primary focus will be on personalising the learning experience for each child. This means focussing on the relationship between the teacher and the student, using technologies to engage and enrich learning and making innovative use of our learning spaces.
About the Role
As the Head of Department - Technology, 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.
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.
We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity .
For a full list of the position responsibilities and mandatory requirements, please ensure you download the attached role description and candidate information fact sheet and follow the instructions.
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