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Eoi - Head Of Department - Humanities/health Physical Education - Tagai State College - Thursday Island Secondary Campus

Education - Cairns City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
This will be a temporary, full time position until end of term 3, 2021. The College is seeking a highly effective instructional leader who is capable of enacting and monitoring the Explicit Improvement agenda. This is an opportunity for an aspiring leader to continue their leadership journey and build a rewarding career educating students in this unique environment. Ideally, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate capability to meet the accountabilities of a quality teacher, knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, specifically in the learning areas: humanities, languages, HPE and the secondary context.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Cairns region,Far North Qld
Yearly Salary: $114886 - $120682
Contact Name: Sandy Cook

Contact Number:
Closing Date: 18-APR-21

This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

Image Courtesy of Tagai State College

About Tagai State College - Thursday Island Campus

Thursday Island Secondary Campus is known as Waybeni Koey Ngurpay Mudh and is the only secondary school at Tagai State College. Tagai State College is unique and unlike any other school delivering high quality education and training services.

There are 17 campuses and a TAFE facility spread across 15 islands and 48,000 square kilometres in the beautiful Torres Strait.

Waybeni Koey Ngurpay Mudh students' transition to the secondary campus from 16 outer and inner island schools and approximately 70 students board at two residential colleges on Thursday Island.

Waybeni Koey Ngurpay Mudh has a total student enrolment of approximately 378 students with the majority being of Torres Strait Islander and/or Aboriginal descent whilst a very small percentage of students are from non-Indigenous backgrounds.

The Indigenous students speak a number of traditional languages and this great gift is valued within the school and embedded into the curriculum offerings. Waybeni Koey Ngurpay Mudh offers a co-educational service from Years 7-12.

The Campus has a very dedicated and dynamic leadership team comprising a Head of Campus, 2 X Deputy Principals and 4 X Heads of Departments who have developed a robust improvement agenda, which they are implementing with fidelity.

Travel to outer islands via light aircraft is also required on occasion to facilitate the partnership between the primary and secondary campuses.

What's in it for you?

A highly attractive remuneration package, generous superannuation, salary sacrificing options and leave loading
Relocation assistance and additional financial benefits apply to this location
Limited subsidised departmental accommodation is available
A broad range of professional development opportunities

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 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 'How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applicants need to be a current Queensland Government employee to be eligible to apply.
Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

Cairns City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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