In 2010, the Teaching Excellence Awards were inaugurated at Brisbane State High School to reward teachers who have been recognised by their peers and/or members of the wider community for sustained excellence in teaching.
The six awards granted each year at the discretion of the selection committee are:
At the 2019 Awards Ceremony, each award winner will receive a trophy, a place on the honour board and a prize in recognition of their contribution to the BSHS community.
All nominees will be assessed on evidence provided in relation to each of the following criteria, which will be given equal consideration by the selection committee.
Please ensure that responses to these selection criteria address the specific requirements of each criterion.
For the School Council Award, extra criterion (soon to be announced for 2019) will also be used in addition to criteria 1 – 4.
Completed nomination forms must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Tuesday 20 August 2019.
Candidates may either submit a self-nomination or be nominated. Two staff members must support each nomination. If self-nominating, two other staff members must support the nomination.
Teachers and Heads of Department can be nominated for more than one category, however each nomination must include a separate nomination form and evidence for each category being nominated. Nominators must inform the candidate prior to submission of nomination.
All nominations will be considered for the Excellence in Classroom Teaching Award.
Nominations must include a short video segment that supports the nomination. The video could include:
Please upload nomination videos to the BSHS File Submission Form - Staff Awards.
For assistance or further information, please email email@example.com.
Teachers do amazing work every day in our school. This is a great opportunity to recognise and thank them. Recognising a teacher for an award is a celebration for the whole school community. Nominations keep the focus on the high standards of teaching and learning in our school.
Brisbane State High School also recognises exemplary work undertaken by our Support Staff. Each year at our Awards Ceremony, the Support Staff Excellence Awards for Performance and Service are presented. These awards recognise support staff work, performance and service of the highest calibre together with a work ethic that is above and beyond the standard expectations held for this category of staff in schools.
A selection committee decides—from nominations submitted by staff, students and parents—recipients to be honoured at our annual Awards Ceremony with the presentation of a trophy, a place on the honour board and a prize in recognition of their contribution to the BSHS community.
Nominations are open to Administrative, Cleaning, Facilities, ICT, Pastoral, Science and Teacher Aide Staff.
To be eligible for the Support Staff Excellence Awards for Performance and Service, the support staff employee nominee must have a minimum of one year of service at Brisbane State High School, working at least .50 FTE. Casual employees are eligible for nomination if they have been employed with the school for more than six months.
A panel of staff, parent and student representatives will undertake the selection process.
The Support Staff Excellence Awards for Performance and Service criteria are:
Nomination forms must be submitted with a letter of support that addresses the criteria. Either the nomination form or the letter of support must be from the employee’s supervisor.
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