School Officer - Aboriginal Education Worker, Chisholm

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleChisholm
Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location CHISHOLM St Bede's Catholic College
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE12 Hours
Description To provide literacy and numeracy assistance to students with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. To facilitate opportunities for students to engage in cultural activities across the school. This temporary appointment is funded under an Aboriginal Education program.
Position Requirements The applicant must:
• have a competent level of literacy and numeracy
• have an interest in the process of learning to read and understand literacy
• have a cooperative nature and a kind manner and be capable of supporting children in their learning
• be willing to support the ethos of the Catholic School
• be interested in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students including students with additional needs.
• be capable of working under the supervision of the Learning Support Coordinator
• have an understanding of the local Aboriginal community and networks
• have experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
• demonstrate recent and relevant experience in initiating, developing, implementing and monitoring Personal Learning Pathways for Indigenous students in a school setting
• be willing to assist staff in implementing Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander perspectives across the curriculum.
Essential Criteria Demonstrate experience in using and implementing/facilitating specific reading comprehension programs. Working With Children number must be recorded on your application
Finishing Date20/12/19
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Friday 16 November, 2018
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
  John Murphy ( 4088 8222
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

John Murphy

By post:

St Bede's Catholic College
39 Heritage Drive

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae (full personal and contact details of referees) should address the criteria as outlined above. 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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Address: PO Box 714, Newcastle, New South Wales, NSW 2300, Australia
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