Aboriginal Education Officer - Cardiff High School | [TT074]

Aboriginal Education Officer - Cardiff High School | [TT074]

21 Mar
Legal Aid NSW

21 Mar

Legal Aid NSW


Aboriginal Education Officer - Cardiff High School-0000877P.


Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter ValleyAdvertisement NumberA900098583

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1Total Remuneration Package:The salary range for this position is $38.15 - $41.49 per hour. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loadingSchool NameCardiff High SchoolPrincipal NetworkLake Macquarie NorthStaffing AreaNewcastleHours/Minutes31 hours 15 minutes per weekFTE1.000Contact NameJoshua GaneContact Phone number(02) 4954 9966

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School Administrative and SupportPosition Information

The NSW Department of Education provides,

funds andregulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondaryschool, delivering world-class education through its public schools andproviding funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop andsupport teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes forstudents and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people. 

About the Role 

AboriginalEducation Officers provide assistance to teachers, Aboriginal students andtheir families to support improved learning, welfare and well-being outcomesfor Aboriginal students.

Essential Requirements

- Working with Children Check Clearance

- First Aid Certificate or willingness toundertake First Aid training

- Administration of Medications – training to beprovided based on student needs.

- Knowledgeof and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education and Trainingpolicies.

Cardiff High School is a comprehensive, co-educational secondary school located in the city of Lake Macquarie on the land of the Awabakal People. The school draws its enrolments from the Cardiff, Garden Suburb, Hillsborough, and Macquarie Hills communities. The school has a culture of academic achievement, success in sport, and creative and performing arts.

Cardiff High School has a current enrolment of 750 students, including 110 Aboriginal students and 48 support class students. The school FOEI is 112. The school curriculum caters to a wide variety of interests and needs, with a growing number of students accessing tertiary study and local-industry post-school pathways.

Cardiff High School has a strong relationship with the Kirinari Hostel, with many residents currently and historically attending Cardiff High School. 

Cardiff High School has a strong collaboration with the P&C;, AECG, and the Cardiff Community of Schools.

Specific Selection Criteria

- Understandingof the needs of Aboriginal students.

- Effectiveoral and written communication skills

- Knowledgeof Aboriginal communities and cultures.

- Abilityto interact with Aboriginal students and parents.

- Experienceworking as part of a team.

- Knowledge of the local Aboriginal community


NB. This position is targeted to the employment of anAboriginal person and is authorised by the Department's EEO Management Plan inaccordance with Part 9A of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977.

When applying for an Aboriginalidentified position, applicants must provide confirmation of Aboriginality anda certified statutory declaration upon interview as defined in the Confirmationof Aboriginality Guidelines.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply online andattach your resume and covering letter, which clearly details how your skills,qualifications, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of thisrole. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact detailsof two referees.

The statement of duties can beaccessed

If there are targeted questions, you must respond to these(maximum 300 words) and include in your covering letter.

Note: It is a requirement that all candidates submittheir applications online via iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.

No paper based, email based or late applications will beaccepted.

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