Pittsworth State School has a proud history of strong academic results with past graduates receiving Vice-Chancellor scholarships and academic scholarships at four different universities. The school offers a wide range of Vocational Education & Training courses and prides itself on creating positive relationships within the local community and with local businesses. This contributes to the high rate of participation in School Based Traineeships & Apprenticeships for senior students.

The school runs an extremely successful agricultural program and owns a herd of 40 cattle.

The school was recently nominated for a TRC Australia Day Award and two Regional Showcase Awards for Excellence – for Community & Industry Partnerships and for Academic Success. Pittsworth SHS is also a Gateway School in Agri-business and a Queensland Minerals & Energy Academy School.

Currently the school enjoys growth and achievement in student population, staff stability and confidence from the community.

For more information, please visit Pittsworth State High School.

About the Role

As a school leader you play a vital role in shaping the way we deliver education services to ensure students have the skills, knowledge and creativity to succeed in the global economy. The ideal applicant will be someone who has the following key capabilities:


  • Demonstrated leadership of a curriculum, teaching and learning environment, leading to the achievement of quality learning outcomes for all students.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated capacity to develop and sustain productive relationships within and beyond the school community.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and analytical skills and the ability to use those to influence the educational agenda for state schooling.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effectively human, financial and physical resources to deliver high quality organisational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain an organisational culture based on ethical professional and personal behaviours and corporate values. (This will be addressed through referee checks and elaborated on at interview. Do not write to Point 5 in your written application).
For further information about the role please ensure you download and review the attached Role Description.

Your application must include:
  • a current Resume (maximum 3 pages);
  • contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor); and
  • a written response outlining your suitability to the key capabilities of the position (maximum two page).
A mandatory requirement of this role is:
Current full registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. Information on registration requirements is available at www.qct.edu.au This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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