Head of School of Education

Ref: 3666

University of Southern Queensland

Queensland, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Mazin Almaimani

Research Associate

t: +61 (2) 8354 4020

e: Mazin.Almaimani@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 17/07/2020

The University of Southern Queensland is a young and vibrant University dedicated to providing education in a supportive and flexible environment. It has a reputation for graduate outcomes, a commitment to student-centred learning, including flexible approaches to education and is a leader in online delivery.

Comprising six schools, the Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts prides itself on its leading teaching, applied research and ongoing partnerships with relevant professions and the communities it serves. Strong and active ties with the professions and key industry ensures that the Faculty remains at the forefront of current thinking and enables the Faculty to best equip graduates with the knowledge and expertise to enhance their employability.

Reporting to the Executive Dean and as a key member of the Faculty Executive Group, the Head of School and Dean (Education) will play a leading role in reshaping the School and providing strategic direction that will uniquely position the School as a leader in education.

If you are looking for a challenge or the next step in your career and want to make a difference to education in Australia whilst also being part of a collaborative regional community, this could be the role for you. We are seeking visionary and energetic individuals with experience leading and inspiring teams to work towards a common strategic direction. Furthermore, individuals with evidence of building strong relationships with external partners such as schools, government and accreditation bodies would be highly relevant. A commitment to teaching and learning and supporting students to navigate their studies in combination with paid employment is essential. An understanding of initial teacher education would be highly desirable. In support of USQ’s core values, you will also foster and champion a diverse and inclusive culture within the School.

Please note that the appointment will be made under the title of Head of School (Education).

Deadline for applications: 17 July 2020