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Job Title : Aboriginal And Islander Education Officer

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - South Lake, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region

Lakeland Senior High School

Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer

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Level 3, $31.50 - $33.09 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2021)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS685746

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2021

We are looking for a special educator.

Lakeland Senior High School (SHS) is looking for a dedicated Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer (AIEO) who wants to make a difference.

With a focus on encouraging academic achievement and improving attendance, your role will include assisting teachers in delivering planned education programs and fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment across the school. You will be required to work with students in small groups and individually in order to improve their literacy and numeracy skills, as well as supporting students to access the curriculum. We are seeking an applicant who can form positive relationships with students, to help improve school engagement.

This special educator will be enthusiastic, reliable and ideally experienced in 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. You will have the capabilities to share your knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture across the school and be a key leader in developing cultural events. It is important that you have strong connections with the community and external agencies and are able to work with the school staff in implementing the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework and developing our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

Lakeland Senior High School is an Independent Public School located in South Lake. The school is close to the city and situated near the freeway and Cockburn Central train and bus station. Partner primary schools include Beeliar Primary School, Yangebup Primary School, Bibra Lake Primary School, South Coogee and South Lake Primary School. Approximately 40% of students live outside of the Lakeland SHS boundary with many selected into our endorsed specialist programs and school developed enrichment programs.

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 12 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):

  • Good written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with students, teachers, parents, community members and professional staff on the provision and development of educational programs.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact on a range of levels in a variety of settings and with different audiences, including community members, teaching and other professionals.
  • Ability to contribute to a school-level team and to provide multi-cultural direction in the development of the educational program, development of language resources, and evaluation of education and behaviour management programs.
  • Ability to effectively assist teachers in implementing educational and behaviour management programs.
  • Good organisational skills that will assist in the delivery of effective education programs to students.
  • Ability to assist with the general health and well-being of students.

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 Lakeland Senior High School can be found by visiting Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Catherine Baron, Principal by telephoning 6172 0000 or emailing catherine.baron@education.wa.edu.au

Application Instructions

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:
  • A five (5) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to 4 pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

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 (08) 9264 4127

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, 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:
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy

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 Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority.

TRAINING

Employees will be required to:
  • complete the Department's induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department's training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 9 June 2021

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

ATTACHMENTS: - applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
- applicant resource - information for applicants mar2020.pdf
- endorsed - jdf - generic - aboriginal and islander education officer (aieo) - level 3 - schools sept 2017.pdf
- referee report aug20.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time

FTE: 1.0

LOCATION: South Lake

CLOSING DATE: 2021-06-09 4:30 PM
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