Applications are now invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic persons for the position of Regional Indigenous Education Liaison Officer based in Mackay. This is a term-time contract position (30HPW) for 2020, with the possibility of further extension. A commencement date will be negotiated.
The successful applicant will work across multiple schools in the Mackay region and support each school’s individual approaches to all aspects of Indigenous Education.
The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate:
- A knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and spiritualities.
- An ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, their families and school staff to improve educational outcomes through targeted and direct academic, cultural and pastoral support.
When applying please ensure you include a 1-2 page cover letter statement outlining your demonstrated capabilities as outlined in the above criteria.
It is a genuine occupational requirement that this position be filled by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, as permitted and arguable under Section 25, 104 and 105 of the Qld Anti-Discrimination Act of 1991.
An understanding of and a commitment to the ethos of Catholic Education, a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and eligibility for a Suitability Notice will also be required.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website www.rok.catholic.edu.au
Applications should be addressed to:
Mr Brad Jarro
Indigenous Education Coordinator
Catholic Education Office, PO Box 524, Rockhampton QLD 4700
Applications close 5pm Wednesday 19 February 2020
Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.
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