Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer (BB-0A77D)
Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU
Description:Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS
As of February at :PM the closing date on this advertisement was extended.
This is a permanent part-time (.FTE) position commencing Term ,
Do you want to make a positive difference?
Holland Street School is seeking to appoint a hardworking and motivated Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer (AIEO) to join our friendly and supportive team.
To be successful in this role, you will be reliable and flexible, whilst providing support and effective assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, their parents/guardians, teachers, the school and the community through the knowledge, understanding and sharing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, language and culture. Part of the role of the successful applicant will be to act as a liaison between the community and the school in order to develop an education program that is relevant to both educational and cultural needs. Aboriginal and Islander Education Officers assist and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, particularly those at risk, through mentoring and pastoral care to ensure their participation and achievement in the school environment. The AIEO will also support teachers to implement the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework.
Holland Street School is a standout public school in the Midwest Region providing quality learning experiences for students with intellectual disabilities; physical disabilities; sensory impairments; challenging behaviours; and autism spectrum disorders. We are situated in the heart of Geraldton City and draw our students from the town and surrounding communities. At Holland Street School, we believe in 'Possibilities for all Abilities'. We maintain that every student has the capacity to learn and our programs reflect the best evidence based practice and the most individualised approach to student learning.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Holland Street School can be found by visiting
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Andrea Reynolds, Manager Corporate Services, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in the Mid-West, by telephoning () or emailing
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone () .
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone () for assistance.
Pursuant of Section (d) of the Equal Opportunity Act , the occupant of this position must be of Aboriginal descent.
An applicant may provide a confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent through the completion of a Verification of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Heritage form, attached. (Applicants currently employed as AIEOs are excluded.)
Employees will be required to :
Education Assistants working with Kindergarten students may be required to have, or be actively working towards, a Certificate lll in Education Support (or approved equivalent) in order to meet the educator-to student ratio outlined in the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care.
Approved equivalent qualifications are published by the .
Employees will be required to :
The Department applies a four () day breach period to this selection process.
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