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Head of Department - Secondary - Victoria Point State High SchoolQueensland Government
Image courtesy of Victoria Point State High School About the schoolAt Victoria Point State High School we improve student outcomes by developing an expert teaching team and effective pedagogy practices, and drive cultural change through collaborative practices. Our focus is to provide opportunity for authentic learning that has rigour, is connected, relevant, and caters for difference. Core learning and specialised programs are designed to capture the imagination of learners; to motivate and inspire.
Our school delivers an education that values respect, integrity and responsibility. Your roleThe Head of Department will specifically lead the schools' Explicit Improvement Agenda, by influencing Teaching and Learning through: A culture for learning Systematic curriculum delivery Effective pedagogical practices Expert teaching team The successful applicant will be accountable for, but not limited to: Developing staff expertise in 'Teaching for Thinking' focused on Effective Pedagogical Practices Identifying staff expertise in 'Teaching for Thinking' to lead and support teachers to develop cognitively complex learning experiences to challenge and extend students Professional development - Effective Pedagogical Practices Whole school and targeted development and delivery Formal and informal professional dialogue opportunities within collaborative teacher meetings Staff engagement in the Collegial Engagement Model Coaching and mentoring of identified staff for improved pedagogical practices Management of the accessibility and implementation of Deep Learning Initiatives A mandatory 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.
Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE. To apply please attach the following: A brief resume (maximum 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor) A maximum half 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..