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Head of Design and Technology

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Queenwood School for Girls - Senior School

New South Wales

Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Term 1 2018
Apply by:
27 August 2017

Job overview

Queenwood is an internationally-minded girls' school that offers a contemporary liberal education from Kindergarten to Year 12. Our purpose is to develop in students the intellectual rigour, independence, character and skills to contribute sustainably to the world. Queenwood offers the Higher School Certificate and International Baccalaureate.  

Role Description

The Head of Design and Technology is responsible for leading and developing the 7 – 12 Design and Technology curriculum at the Queenwood Senior School. The Head of Design and Technology is expected to contribute to the broader life of the School.  This is a full-time position for a term of three years, renewable, and carries a teaching load of 0.8FTE with Leadership Level 2 allowance. This position commences in Term 1, 2018. There may be the opportunity to combine this role with the position of Art and Design Campus Manager, which attracts an additional 0.1-0.2 FTE teaching load release and a Leadership Level 1 allowance. Experience teaching HSC Textiles and Design and/or Design and Technology would be an advantage.

Reporting Relationship

The Head of Design and Technology is ultimately responsible to the Principal in all aspects of the position and directly responsible to the Director of Curriculum.For a full role description and information on how to apply please go to the Queenwood website's Employment page: 


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About Queenwood School for Girls - Senior School

Queenwood is an independent day school for girls located in Mosman, on the Lower North Shore of Sydney. Based on Christian values, the K to 12 school offers a caring environment in which each student is challenged to strive towards personal and academic excellence.


Ms Elizabeth Stone BA LLB (UNSW), MLitt (Oxon), Grad Dip Ed (CSU), AMusA (AMEB)


Queenwood School for Girls plays home to a 25-metre pool specifically built for water polo, an all-weather court, five state-of-the-art science laboratories and a tiered lecture theatre. Queenwood’s Art and Design campus adjoins Balmoral Beach. Students also have access to specialist precincts for drama and music, a rehearsal and recording studio, modern library and technology centres and the 600-seat Astra Theatre.


During their primary years, teachers focus on bringing together students' creativity and commitment in a safe, supportive learning environment for young minds. Queenwood's primary curriculum is structured so that girls gain a deep understanding of diverse subjects, beyond the core English and Mathematics. Specialist teachers ensure girls pick up skills in Art, Music, Computing, Drama, French, and research and critical thinking at an early age.

In their high school years, Queenwood School for Girls students are pushed to develop not only academic potential but also creative, sporting and interpersonal skills. Thus, the curriculum is tailored to be flexible. In Years 11 and 12 Queenwood offers both the Higher School Certificate (HSC) and the International Baccalaureate (IB), an internationally recognised alternative pathway to matriculation. 

School ethos

Queenwood School for Girls is an internationally minded school which aims to provide a contemporary and liberal education. They strive to develop students who have the intellectual rigour, independence, character and skills to contribute sustainably to the world. This is encompassed by the Queenwood vales of Truth, Courage and Service. 

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