Academic Leader - Science, North Queensland

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Smart TeachersNorth Queensland
Date posted:
Start date: Commencing Term 1 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Academic Leader - Science

Our client is coeducational Independent school located on 2hrs flight North of Brisbane.  Offering excellent facilities, well behaved students and a supportive and fun staff environment, the school seeks an experienced or aspiring Academic Leader - Science. This school prides itself on traditional and providing a highly academic education for all students. The school provides excellent terms and conditions for all employees.

About the Role:

  • Academic Leader - Science 
  • Commence Term 1, 2020
  • 2hrs North flight from Brisbane 
  • Open to experienced and aspiring leaders 
  • Demonstrate leadership in three dimensions: educational leadership; human leadership and strategic leadership
  • Demonstrate an understanding of, commitment to and support for the values and ethos of Catholic education
  • Supportive, close-knit staff community 

The Successful applicant will be responsible for: 

  • The leadership of the Sciences taught in the school
  • The application of contemporary learning and teaching research to classroom practice through professional development of teachers engaged in the area(s) of curriculum responsibility 
  • Supervision of teachers engaged in the area(s) of curriculum responsibility 
  • Induction of new teachers within the area(s) of curriculum responsibility (or supervision of induction where it is undertaken by another experienced teacher), and/or
  • Pastoral care of staff engaged in the designated area(s) of curriculum responsibility, and/or 
  • Other appropriate duties as required by the Principal and consistent with the level of expertise indicated above. 

Applicants will demonstrate the following:

  • A clear vision of and support for the school's mission and its underlying values and ethos
  • Leadership capacity - a broad vision that extends beyond subject boundaries, initiative, perseverance, acceptance of responsibility, effective organisational skill, ability to communicate appropriately and ability to foster cooperation and collegiality  
  • Success as a classroom teacher 
  • An appropriate level of professional qualification both formal and informal and/or relevant experience
  • Professional activity through membership of professional associations and on-going professional development.

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About You:

  • Have the right to work in Australia
  • Hold a teaching qualification recognised in Australia
  • Be registered, or have the ability to be registered with QCT

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