Head of Department - Health and Physical Education/Home Economics - Toolooa State High School
Image courtesy of Toolooa State High School Toolooa State High School is committed to our strategic vision - Equity and Excellence - Shaping the Future. This encourages students to be fully engaged in all aspects of their education and to strive to reach their potential. Underpinning this vision is our school's three core values - Respect, Achievement and Responsibility.
Our school aims to provide relevant and engaging learning pathways for all students, whilst maintaining a strong focus on academic achievement leading to tertiary entrance or the workplace. The school prides itself on having high expectations in terms of student behaviour and learning achievement. The school is dedicated to developing and promoting a shared vision that will promote and sustain school improvement and enhanced student learning outcomes, as well as promoting a culture of high expectations across the campus.
As the Head of Department 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 enquiriesqct.edu.au or on toll free 1300 720 944.
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 â€˜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.