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Head of Department (Curriculum) - Hambledon State schoolQueensland Government
Image Courtesy of Hambledon State School About the School:Hambledon State School is a co-educational multicultural school, with 30% of the student identifying as Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander or both. At our school, we pride ourselves on providing students with a well-balanced high-quality education that prepares them for future learning and life experiences. Children enjoy a rich academic program and a diversity of extra-curricular activities.
These include instrumental program, choirs, school camps, inter-school sports days and competitions, national competitions, excursions, after school sports programs and leadership opportunities. About the Role:As the Head of Department (Curriculum) you will have responsibility for the following: Lead the relevant curriculum areas or whole school program 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 curriculum areas or whole school program to achieve goals.
About You:The successful applicant requires to have a deep understanding of Explicit Teaching pedagogy, be able to coach and support teachers in their development, and lead professional development with regard to the curriculum and pedagogy. 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 for this exciting opportunity please attach the following: A brief resume (maximum 2 pages) including your QCOT and/or AHPRA registration details and contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor) A maximum 2-page written response outlining how you meet (or have capacity to meet) key capabilities 1-4 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..