Aboriginal Education And Wellbeing Advisor - Nirimba

$161,338 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 26 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education

Job Category: Education And/Or Training

Job Location: Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West

Job Reference Number: 000088K2

Work Type: Full-Time

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: $161,338. Package includes salary ($145,546), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Contact: 02 9208 7709 - Rosemary Daubney

Closing Date: 10/05/2021 - 11:59 PM

  • Temporary full-time appointment up to three (3) years from entry on duty date
  • Location: Nirimba

About the role
Providing strategic support and advice to schools, educational services teams, school communities and key stakeholders on all aspects of Aboriginal education and engagement.

Please address the selection criteria in relation to the Statement of Duties for the position in your application. Please note that it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online. No paper-based, email-based, or late applications will be accepted.

Please Note: Permanent teachers taking up non-school-based temporary appointments, the right of return to their substantive position has been extended to up to 3 years.

The current transitional arrangement for the recruitment of Non-School Based Teaching Service positions, has been extended to include all Senior Education Officer 1 (SEO1) and Senior Education 2 (SEO2) positions across the Department.

Applicants should refer to the transitional arrangements for further information.

This is a child-related role. If you are a successful applicant you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check and in addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Key Application Responses

  • Teaching qualifications and recent school-based experience within the K-12 range
  • Aboriginality
  • Demonstrated commitment to participating in and managing accreditation processes
  • Proven ability to liaise and negotiate with a range of stakeholders and work collaboratively within and across teams
  • High level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and experience in the preparation of documents including briefings, reports and correspondence
  • Experience in leading curriculum implementation and demonstrated understanding of current trends, resources, quality teaching & assessment practice, relevant legislation and policies
  • Proven capacity to lead, motivate and influence a large team and the ability to manage complex tasks to facilitate change
  • Demonstrated capacity to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget and in accordance with agreed quality standards
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, plan and implement strategic initiatives and innovative practices that support education change for improved student learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies