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Head Of Department - Student Services - Charleville State School

Queensland Department of Education - Darling Downs, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
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An exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated and innovative Head of Department - Student Services to join the leadership team at Charleville State School. This is a temporary, full time position for 2021. In this role, you will focus on educational leadership, delivering the vision of State Schools Division and the Explicit Improvement Agenda of Charleville State School. The successful applicant will build capacity for quality teaching and learning, focusing on positive student engagement, and developing positive relationships between students, teachers, and the community. Applicants from State Schools must have permission from supervising principal before applying as release from the school will require their Principal’s authorisation.

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About Charleville State School

Located in the Daring Downs South West Region, Charleville State School caters for students from Prep the Year 6. Our school believes that if positive parent/teacher partnerships are formed, the education progress of our students is greatly enhanced.

Your Role

You will have responsibility for leading the following activities and delivery of the following key tasks:

  • Provide leadership and guidance for the implementation of innovative measures aimed at improving student learning outcomes and attendance in schools where a significant percentage of students may have a disadvantaged background, ensuring quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Where requested, prepare all data returns for the Principal.
  • Provide management and engagement strategies including induction activities of new arrivals, and advise on specific academic, social and emotional needs of new arrivals.
  • Monitor students' individual performance and behaviour and develop and implement intervention strategies where necessary.
  • Communicate and work with parents, staff, higher education institutes and State Schools Division to develop strategies to improve learning outcomes, student achievements and attendance.
  • Work with and provide tools for the school leadership team, Head of Departments, Year Level Coordinators, Guidance Officers and teachers to utilise in relation to student achievement and attendance.
  • Develop and implement community engagement strategies and programs with other organisations, local businesses and not for profit organisations.
  • Liaise with external agencies (for example, indigenous support agencies) to support new arrivals and their families through integrating them into the new environment, and incorporating the holistic needs of new students including academic, social and emotional.
  • Embed socially just practices in daily school life through leadership in relation to student attendance and improved academic outcomes.
  • Understand the legislation and policies that impact on schooling especially in relation to students and staff within the school.
  • 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. For more information please CLICK HERE .
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by BlueCard Services. For more information please CLICK HERE .

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.

Occupational group Education & Training

Darling Downs, WA

Education, Childcare & Training


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