Head Of Department - English

  • 2021 Commencement
  • Full-Time Permanent Teacher

About Fraser Coast Anglican College

Fraser Coast Anglican College is a K-12 College located in the City of Hervey Bay. The College is a member of the Anglican Schools network of South East Queensland and has a well-documented record of consistently achieving outstanding academic outcomes for its students.

About the role

As Head of Department - English, you will successfully manage, resource and deliver quality academic and innovative education within the College English Department. While emphasis is placed in the Senior and Middle School, liaison with the Head of Junior School regarding curriculum is incorporated into the Head of Department’s responsibility.

The Head of Department - English will be an innovative educator who can share their passion for English with our enthusiastic Middle and Senior School students. Our students value educators who demonstrate an ability to build positive relationships, deliver differentiated programs and are able to employ a variety of engaging methods to effectively communicate the subject of English to all learners.


You will create a learning environment in which students feel safe to take intellectual risks, feel comfortable to seek assistance and will be encouraged to perform to the best of their abilities. As a Head of Department you will:

  • Possess a strong understanding of the Australian Curriculum (English), attending Curriculum Leadership meetings and engaging in curriculum review;
  • Teach allocated timetables of classes in the Middle and Senior Schools;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to staff and students, encouraging excellence and performance to the highest of ethical standards;
  • Encourage innovation and development opportunities to staff in the discipline of English;
  • Develop evaluation instruments and maintain these for the Department.
  • Manage documentation as required for QCAA for Endorsement and Confirmation;
  • Fulfil the management expectations and duties as represented in the College Role Statement of Head of Department.

At FCAC, we recognise that not all learning happens within the classroom, with all teachers participating in our extra-curricular program.

Skills and experience required

Current Teacher Registration with Queensland College of Teachers is required.

An ability to teach a second subject area may be beneficial (but not essential).


Staff at FCAC are caring and dedicated people who value relationships, insist on high standards and are supportive of the Aims and Ethos of an Anglican School.


Leadership development opportunities

  • Salary sacrificing
  • Queensland Anglican Schools Enterprise Agreement 2018
  • Fraser Coast Anglican College is an equal opportunity employer and a Child Safe Organisation.

How to apply

Please apply by 4pm on Friday, 2 October 2020 through Seek Employment; including a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of two (2) referees.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity and view the Role Statement, visit the vacancies page of our website at https://www.fcac.qld.edu.au/join-our-team/positions-vacant/

The Principal
Fraser Coast Anglican College
PO Box 1150, Hervey Bay, Qld, 4655
Telephone: (07) 4124 5***