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Internal School Reviewer

School Improvement Unit, Office of the Director-General

Excited about school improvement? Ready to take the next step? The School Improvement Unit (SIU) is seeking state school principals at all stages of their career to join our team as Internal School Reviewer. As an Internal Reviewer, your role is to conduct school reviews across Queensland, providing schools with valuable feedback to support their improvement agendas. It’s a unique opportunity to step out of your current routine and deepen your understanding of school improvement, while working with colleagues and students across the state. There is no set engagement period (applicants can nominate their preferred dates) and we can schedule reviews around family and other commitments. All training, travel and accommodation is provided.

Job details

Job type Temporary Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 3 /SL1, Stream 3 /SL2, Stream 3 /SL3, Stream 3 /SL4, ...
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,Cairns region,Central West Qld,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Far North Qld,Gold Coast,Ipswich region,Logan - Beaudesert,Mackay region,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South,North West Qld,Rockhampton region,South West Qld,Sunshine Coast,Toowoomba region,Townsville region,Wide Bay
Job ad reference QLD/CO251593/17
Closing date 05-Oct-2017
Job duration By negotiation, dependent on the review program and the applicant's availability.
Contact person Andrew Helton
Contact details 30345210

You will have responsibility for leading the following activities and delivery of the following key tasks:

  • Work collaboratively within a review team of two or more reviewers that may include other internal reviewers, principal peer reviewers, accredited external reviewers or other departmental personnel with the relevant expertise.
  • Participate in internal reviewer training to gain accreditation.
  • Conduct priority support, full school and self-determined reviews in accordance with SIU policies and processes. This includes preparing for reviews, undertaking interviews and fieldwork in schools, including collecting qualitative and additional quantitative data, analysing data using the National School Improvement Tool, and drafting reports which include review findings and improvement strategies.
  • Chair the review team when requested, which includes liaising with the school, region and the SIU.
  • Participate in moderation and feedback opportunities provided by the SIU.
  • Provide information and assistance to the SIU as directed.

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 or on toll free 1300 720 944.
  • You must be currently employed as a Principal or Acting Principal in a Queensland state school.

To apply please provide the following information:

  • a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Responses to the online questionnaire (the questionnaire will open after you have clicked apply and entered your personal details)
  • and in no more than one page, demonstrate your effective experiences in leading a school improvement agenda and utilising strong interpersonal skills to be an effective leader. Applicants should outline their suitability for the role in the statement.

Further information

For a full list of the position responsibilities and mandatory requirements, please ensure you download the attached Role Description and Applicant Information Package and follow the instructions.


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