Head of Department - Accounting, Legal Studies & Business, Wakerley, Brisbane

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Agnew SchoolWakerley, Brisbane
Date posted:
Start date: 15 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No
  • Rewarding career opportunity at a reputable private school 
  • Global education group with more than 10,000 students across 175 Campuses globally 
  • Innovative, visionary and dynamic approach to student learning

Agnew School is seeking to appoint an experienced and dedicated educator in the role of Head of Department – Accounting, Legal Studies & Business, based at our Brisbane campus in the Wynnum Manly district. This role is Full Time, and available to start Term 1 of 2018.

The Position 

This role, reporting directly to the Director of Studies and Head of Campus, has responsibility for working in collaboration with teachers across our four campuses in Queensland for the Accounting, Legal Studies and Business subjects using the syllabus documents to ensure the successful delivery of the school curriculum. 

This role is responsible for student teaching, preparing and publishing the subject work program and assessment program, the preparation, moderation and marking of assessment items, contribution to the preparation of reports and student submissions, facilitation of team meetings and ensuring deadlines are met and the subject course delivery goals are achieved.

Whilst this role is based in Brisbane, oversight of the faculty will involve four campuses across Queensland (Brisbane, Nambour, Darling Downs and Wide Bay), and the role will have responsibility for the leadership and coordination of approximately 4 staff members.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have a genuine love of teaching, possess a "can do" attitude and leadership capability, and the ability to be flexible and adaptive within a dynamic workplace environment. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in embracing modern teaching methods and technologies, including video conferencing across multiple campuses and online resources.

As the school has a strong faith based approach to life and learning, the successful applicant will also need to be able to respect and support this aspect of the lives of the students.

The successful candidate will hold relevant qualifications and a current teacher registration certificate with the Queensland College of Teachers.

Why work at Agnew School?

About Agnew School 

Agnew School is a registered and accredited Non-State School that operates 4 campuses (Brisbane, Nambour, Toowoomba and Maryborough) in Southeast Queensland for years 3-12, and is an affiliation of OneSchool Global.

OneSchool Global was established to provide a quality learning environment, including the upholding of Christian principles and beliefs as held by the Plymouth Brethren ‎Christian Church community. OneSchool operates in 21 countries with more than 10,000 students in 175 Campuses globally. In Australia, it operates 33 campuses and 6 satellites throughout Australia, providing quality education services to 2,750 students.

OneSchool is renowned for its innovation, and offers a range of learning opportunities that vary by age and classroom size: from traditional classrooms, to video conferencing and online resources. This "blended learning" offers creative opportunities for teachers and students to work collaboratively on personalized learning programmes.

Guided by our "Learning to Learn Framework", we are committed to self-directed learning in which students set their own goals, whilst being actively supported by their teachers. Our innovative teaching practices are complemented by state-of-the-art specialist learning centres and student and teacher resources.

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice, and value our staff as being essential to the school's vision of providing a well-rounded holistic education that develops all students to their optimum potential. As such, we offer competitive remuneration, ongoing professional development and training, career progression opportunities and a safe, caring and supportive work environment.  Other benefits of working at Agnew School include excellent student discipline, proven academic performance, small class sizes and work life balance.

Are you interested? This role presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join a successful global organization with a truly exciting future. If you are looking for an opportunity to achieve your full potential working within a supportive environment of quality educators, please click "apply".

Job location

More about Agnew School
Address: Brisbane Campus, 190 Ingleston Road, Wakerly, Queensland, QLD 4154, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3859 3350