Aboriginal Education Worker (Northern Region) - 973279, Australia

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Department of Education TasmaniaAustralia
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: $56,640.00 - $61,069.00
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Provide advice, support and assistance to school(s) to support relevant strategies and frameworks that contribute to improvement in the attendance, participation and educational outcomes of Aboriginal students, and the awareness and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.

*This role will be working across Queechy High School and Kings Meadows High School.

*Employment conditions - 40 weeks per year.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that this position is an Aboriginal Identified Position and that it can only be filled by Aboriginal people or Torres Strait Islanders in accordance with Employment Direction 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment in the Tasmanian State Service. The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment. • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment)

Desirable Requirements

A current driver’s licence.

Enquiries to Maree Pinnington (03) 6343 1000

Determining Eligibility for Identified Roles

As of 1 July 2016, determining eligibility for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs and services has changed. 

Full details are available from the Office of Aboriginal Affairs (OAA) website: http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/csr/oaa

This role is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified role and as such confirmation of eligibility will need to be provided with your application in order to be considered for shortlisting by supplying a certified copy of the completed eligibility form available here: http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/294006/Eligibility_form....PDF

All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss specific details of the vacancy with the Contact Person.

For relevant supporting documents, including a statement of duties, please click Apply Now.

Electronic submission of applications via ‘Apply Now’ is preferred.
Applications submitted electronically:

  • must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, each with a size no greater than 10MB
  • will be acknowledged immediately by return email
  • do not require additional paper copies of the application to be sent through the mail

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a completed Application for Employment form
  • a statement addressing the selection criteria
  • relevant personal details and work history.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any queries regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.


More about Department of Education Tasmania
Address: GPO Box 169, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 1800 816 057