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Eoi - Community Education Counsellor (Identified) - Metropolitan Region

Education - Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Full Job Description
Two exciting opportunities are available to join the Metropolitan Region Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education Services team. In this role you will provide culturally appropriate support for students and families to engage with school educational programs. You will have the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As the Community Education Counsellor (Identified) you will develop and present training programs and apply appropriate interpersonal skills in a cross-cultural context.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full-time,Part-time
Location: Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West
Yearly Salary: $52074 - $80772
Contact Name: Petrina Mercer
Contact Number: 0428 674 847
Closing Date: 11-JUN-21

Vacancies

We have two (2) opportunites available across the Metropolitan Region:

Posion 1 - Lowood/Forest Lake and Region - Temporary Full-Time for a period of 6 months unless otherwise determined
Posion 2 - Sandgate District State High School - Temporary Part-Time - (0.4 FTE) / 14.5 hours per week- for a period of 6 months unless otherwise determined

Your Role

Being a Community Education Counsellor (Identified) gives you the opportunity to provide educational counselling and support services within schools to ensure that the best possible assistance services are available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children, students, families and communities.

As the Community Education Counsellor (Identified) you will have responsibility for the following:

Provide educational counselling and support services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and students across a number of schools.
Participate in the development of activities, in and out of school, likely to enhance the involvement in education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their families.
Develop and undertake support service programs designed to meet the needs of the school/s that will encourage the educational participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and students.
Establish and maintain links with out of school sources of information and support services to assist in the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and students.
Provide information to the school community about Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and cultural perspectives.
Utilise, in an accountable manner, state and commonwealth funded school based programs that focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students and communities.
Provide advice and information to school administrators regarding Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and cultural protocols in order to meet the needs of schools and their communities.
Ensure that relevant information concerning Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and cultural issues is readily available to all members of the school community.
Participate in activities to develop productive partnerships between members of the school community.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:
For this position, it is a genuine occupational requirement that it be filled by an Aboriginal person or a Torres Strait Islander person as set out in Section 7 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1991 for the purposes contained in Section 25 of that Act.

To apply please attach the following:
A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the 'How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training




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