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    Principal Advisor, Education Services

    Job Reference QLD/FNR255752/17
    Closing date October 26, 2017
    Location Cairns region
    Type Full-Time
    Status Temporary
    Contact (07) 4037 3899

    About this job

    The purpose of the Support and Intervention team is to collaboratively empower school leaders to develop processes that enhance the quality of teaching.

    The Support and Intervention team partners with school leaders to improve the quality of teaching by: developing teachers’ ability to manipulate the curriculum to meet student needs; employing high yield pedagogical practices; and altering the classroom environment to optimise student learning.

    The Principal Advisor, Education Services (Support and Intervention) role:

    • Communicates a clear strategic intent that reflects departmental and regional teaching and learning priorities
    • Leads the collaborative development of the partnership between the region and schools
    • Assists schools to develop context specific school programs in response to their unique challenges
    • Adopts innovative solutions to regional and school challenges
    • Works with key stakeholders to create and apply consistent processes that align with departmental policies
    • Brokers the sharing of effective practices across the regionProvides appropriate professional learning opportunities for school leaders and their communities.

    To apply please provide the following information:

    • 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 the 'How You Will Be Assessed' in the attached role description.

    Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

    Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.