Aboriginal Education Worker

St Joseph's Primary SchoolTaree
Location TAREE St Joseph's Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE21 Hours
Description To liaise and work with parents, carers and the Aboriginal community and St Joseph's Primary School, Taree (21 hrs /wk) Monday-Thursday, providing literacy and numeracy assistance to Aboriginal students. This is a temporary appointment for 2021.



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position Requirements • experience and expertise working in educational settings with a focus on supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.


• established and ongoing links with the local and/or wider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.


• evidence of working as an effective team member in an educational setting.


• must have a competent level of literacy and numeracy


• ability to work as a member of a team


• must be willing to support the ethos of the Catholic School


• must be capable of working independently and under supervision of the Aboriginal Education Coordinator



The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Code’s of Conduct.
Essential Criteria • Qualifications and/or experience (see below) relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and/or cultural settings. This is inclusive of being able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and contemporary educational issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

• Successful clearances in regard to Working with Children and Criminal background checks
Desirable Criteria • Being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this position as described under section 14 (d) of the NSW Anti-discrimination Act, 1977. In order to ensure this qualification is considered, submission of corroborated acknowledgment of Aboriginality is welcomed.

• Current Senior First Aid Certificate

• Current unrestricted Class C Driver’s Licence
CommencementStartsASAP
Finishing Date17/12/21
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.
Applications Close Monday 01 March, 2021
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Frank Jones (frank.jones@mn.catholic.edu.au) 6557 7031
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Frank Jones
frank.jones@mn.catholic.edu.au

By post:

Principal
St Joseph's Primary School
1 St Joseph's Drive
TAREE 2430

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the contact details as well as after hour contacts for referees. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.
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St Joseph's Primary School

Taree

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