Employment

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australian-digital-m-rec-300w-x-250dPRINCIPAL APPOINTMENT 2019

The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart are seeking to fill the role of the Principal at Downlands College. Applications are invited from experienced educators who have a passion for the formation of young people. 

The new Principal will be committed to academic excellence, be a visionary leader and a role model for students and staff. The new Principal will be a person with energy, joy and resilience to motivate the whole school community; be imbued with a sense of humour; and possess a willingness to understand, embrace and nurture the distinctive MSC ethos.

An application package is available by contacting Downlands Principal’s Assistant, Ms Debbie Carpenter on (07) 4690 9609 or email carpend@downlands.qld.edu.au.

Applications close on Monday 26 February 2018.

Downlands College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Science Operating Officer 

Downlands College invites applications by suitably qualified persons for the above position. This is a permanent term-time position commencing March 2018

The successful applicant will:

  • Be responsible to the Curriculum Leader Science.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the laboratories with respect to equipment supply and general running order and routine.
  • Assist with daily/weekly shopping for practical lessons.
  • Assist with maintaining and sustaining living material for observation/experimental work.
  • Prepare and clean-up for all practical work done by Science.
  • Assist the teachers in a practical manner for Extended Experimental Investigations.
  • Encourage a positive attitude towards a secure and safe working environment for students and staff.
  • Generally assist the Curriculum Leader and Science Staff in the day-to-day running of the department.

Essential skills/qualifications for this role include:

  • Knowledge of general science and relevant laboratory experience – Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques.
  • Advanced level IT skills and competence; specifically, in Microsoft Office and/or competence with a workplace Database system.
  • Demonstrated, high-level oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and high-level organisational ability including the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral.
  • Proven ability to work as a constructive member of a team with a professional, courteous manner.
  • Current First Aid Certificate, including CPR.
  • Current Blue Card
  • A willingness to contribute to a school co-curricular activity.

Desirable skills/qualifications for this role include:

  • Experience working in a school environment.
  • Experience in using school computer products including a School Database and Learning Management System (LMS)

We invite applications from energetic and innovative individuals with the ability to embrace and demonstrate an understanding of the particular ethos of Downlands as a Catholic MSC College

Further information about Downlands College can be found by visiting www.downlands.qld.edu.au. For a position description contact the Principal’s Assistant on carpend@downlands.qld.edu.au

Application Instructions

Email applications including a comprehensive CV, covering letter outlining your skills and experience in relation to the position and the names and contact details of three professional referees by Monday 26 February to: principal@downlands.qld.edu.au

Downlands College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Supply Teaching Staff

Downlands College requires a number of teachers to join our “supply teacher” list.

We are seeking experienced teachers of students in Years 5 - 12 and who are willing to work on a casual basis.

We invite applications from energetic and innovative individuals with the ability to embrace and demonstrate an understanding of the particular ethos of Downlands as a Catholic MSC College and to become involved in the co-curricular program.

If you are interested in submitting your application please apply by emailing your CV and the names and contact details of three professional referees to: principal@downlands.qld.edu.au

Downlands College is an Equal Opportunity Employer