Aboriginal Education And Wellbeing Officer, SEO 1 (ETS) - 174436 - Identified

$148,859 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Tuggerah NSW 2259, Australia
  • 05 May, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education
Job Category: Education And/Or Training
Job Location: Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Gosford, Central Coast and Region
Job Reference Number: 000089RE
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $148,859. Package includes salary ($124,038 - $134,289), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 0436 934 910 - Jenni Griffiths
Closing Date: 19/05/2021 - 11:59 PM

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

About the role

Providing high level support and advice to schools, educational services teams and key stakeholders in the implementation of strategies relating to 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 the 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.

Existing internal employees are encouraged to refer to the vacation guide for teachers taking up a temporary Non-School Based Teaching Service positions.

Notes: This is an Aboriginal identified role. When applying for an Aboriginal identified position, applicants must provide confirmation of Aboriginality and a certified statutory declaration upon interview as defined in the Confirmation of Aboriginality Guidelines.


Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:

  • Proof of Identity information
  • Informed Consent Form
  • Declaration for child-related work

Contact Officer

For enquiries about this role, please contact Jenni Griffiths, on 0436 934 910 or by email to Jenni.Griffiths@det.nsw.edu.au

Key Application Responses

  • Aboriginality
  • Teaching qualifications and recent school based experience within the K-12 range
  • Demonstrated commitment to participating in accreditation processes
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively and liaise and negotiate with key stakeholers including Aboriginal
  • communities and the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc.
  • High level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain accurate and comprehensive written records
  • Capacity to innovate, problem solve and develop creative solutions to emerging issues
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies