Aboriginal Education Assistant, Armidale

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O'Connor Catholic CollegeArmidale
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for this position.    


A vacancy exists for a permanent part-time 60 hours per fortnight Aboriginal Education Assistant. The Catholic Schools Office Armidale, considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).  

Essential criteria 

  • Be of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander heritage and assist in building their self-esteem;
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective relationship with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community;
  • Commitment to Catholic Education and the ethos of the school;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills for building relationships with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community parent community;
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised with a small group;
  • Ability to implement a program directed by the class teacher and/or the Aboriginal Education Consultant, or other specialist staff as appropriate;
  • Readiness to be involved in parent school partnership initiatives;
  • Respect confidentiality in all matters concerning students and school;
  • A willingness to undergo training as required;
  • A Working with Children Check clearance.

How to apply

For further information and instruction on how to apply, please visit the website - http://arm.catholic.edu.au/employment/current-vacancies/

Job location

More about O'Connor Catholic College
Address: 35 Kirkwood Street, P.O. Box 635, Armidale, New South Wales, NSW 2350, Australia
Telephone: +61 26772 1666