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Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology (QASMT) offer two specialised enriched education programmes (Year 7 to Year 12) that includes the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP) and enrichment experiences through collaborative arrangements with university and industry partners.

Positions vacant

QASMT 2020 Teacher Recruitment

Head of Department - Curriculum

Three outstanding opportunities exist for educational leaders with initiative and drive to help shape our future direction. We are seeking Expressions of Interest for the following temporary Head of Department positions:

  • English
  • Individuals and Societies (Humanities)
  • Technology and Arts.

We are an academically selective entry, co-educational state governed high school, offering exclusively the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and are currently expanding our cohort from a Year 10-12 program to a Year 7-12 program. We are partnered with the University of Queensland. The Academy is seeking passionate, high-energy curriculum leaders who are able to work in a fast-paced, high expectations environment, with a proven record of accomplishment of working with high achieving students. Experience with the International Baccalaureate is not a requirement of this position.

Suitable applicants will have the initiative and drive to help shape the future direction of Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology (QASMT). They will work in collaboration with our curriculum Heads of Department, House Deans and the senior leadership team to lead their curriculum areas across Years 7 – 12. The curriculum includes the Australian Curriculum in Years 7 – 9 through the IB Middle Years Programme framework and the IB Diploma Programme preparation and studies in Years 10 – 12.

We are seeking a high calibre, outstanding educational leader with a contemporary leadership style focussed on collegial engagement, collaboration and innovation in order to foster and drive continuous improvement throughout the Academy. This is a unique opportunity and interested applicants should contact Tanya Haggarty at for a detailed work profile for each position, prior to applying.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced educators with exceptional relational skills who display the warmth, energy, integrity and passion to inspire our students and engage with our Academy community.

How to apply:

Please submit the following documents by email to Tanya Haggarty at the email address above by Thursday 21 November:

  • A current resume (maximum 3 pages)
  • Contact details for 2 referees (one of whom is your current or most recent supervisor)
  • A written response (maximum 1 page) outlining your suitability for the role based on the selection criteria in the generic DoE Head of Department role description (please request a copy with the detailed work profile if needed).

Other Teaching positions 2020

All vacant teaching positions for 2020 have now been filled. Positions for 2021 will be advertised in Term 3 next year.

Non-teaching vacancies

Casual vacancies

We periodically have casual vacancies for non teaching staff due to staff away on leave and our future expansion. If you are interested in submitting a CV to become part of our casual pool then please submit in writing, detailing your work preferences and experience. 

Applications can be submitted to Sharon Prentice, Business Manager:

Last reviewed 14 November 2019
Last updated 14 November 2019