Head of Department – English

Due to the current HoD taking a promotional position as Head of Campus at another school, an opportunity exists for an energetic English teacher to join a supportive Middle Management Team and continue to lead this strong area of the school.

This is a full-time permanent position commencing Term 2, 2019. 

A later commencement date may be negotiated with the successful candidate if required.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia, be a qualified teacher and have Queensland College of Teachers registration (or be able to obtain registration). The successful candidate will need to be registered to teach in Queensland at the time of employment.

The successful applicant must have the capacity to teach English in Years 7-12.

Applicants should have:

  • excellent knowledge of the QCAA and Australian Curriculum for English;
  • an understanding of contemporary curriculum issues;
  • the desire to lead a performance agenda that maximises the achievement for all students;
  • confidence when using ICT;
  • the capacity to develop highly effective and performing teams that work collaboratively.

All staff are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school through their participation in extra-curricular activities.

The school has a student population of approximately 415 students, with a large residential community of over 200 students, staff and their families who live on campus. A Relocation Allowance is available for staff that do not reside locally, and some rental offset arrangements may be negotiated on a case by case basis. Rental assistance is provided to staff over the Christmas break. 

Lunch is provided in the Dining Hall for staff at no cost.

The City of Charters Towers is an educational hub for northern Australia with three boarding schools, three State Primary Schools, a State High School and a School of Distance Education.

The education sector is the second highest employer in the City.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the Academic Dean at:

Applications close at 4:00 pm on Tuesday 12 March, 2019.
The School reserves the right to appoint a person by invitation.