Position: Assisting Student Learning, Indigenous Education Worker
Commencing Date: Term 1, 2022
Classification: Term Time, Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 24 hours per week across 4 days
Salary Range: $28.19 - $28.86 per hour pending experience
Closing Date: Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Gilroy Santa Maria College, Ingham offers outstanding educational opportunities to our students within a warm and caring environment set in the cane fields of North Queensland on the outskirts of Ingham. The college is the result of a merger of two secondary Catholic schools. Santa Maria High School, a girls' school, run by the Sisters of Mercy, and Cardinal Gilroy College, a boys' school, operated by the Christian Brothers.
Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos. We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission.
About the role
Gilroy Santa Maria College, Ingham is seeking experienced and dedicated Assisting Student Learning - Indigenous Education Worker. This position is a Term Time position, completing 24 hours a week (more hours may be available to the right candidate).
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.
The primary purpose of the Assisting Student Learning - Indigenous Education Worker is to work in collaboration with teachers to provide appropriate advice, practical support and guidance to assist Indigenous students with learning and development. The ASL - Indigenous Education Worker, under the guidance of the Emerging Leaders Coordinator, provides assistance to Indigenous students to optimise student learning outcomes in a supported environment with a range of cultural and educational programs.
For more information about the key accountabilities and duties, please see the Position Description.
What we offer
How to apply
Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.
Applications close 5pm Tuesday, 21 September 2021 unless filled prior.
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Townsville Catholic Education supports 29 schools and employing 2,200 staff throughout the Diocese, in a region extending to Mount Isa in the west, Proserpine in the south and north to Halifax. We promote inclusiveness to ensure our schools remain accessible to all. No child will be denied a Catholic education due to financial inability or difficulty.
Our mission is to provide services to our Catholic school communities which support them in achieving quality outcomes for students and in promoting the ongoing development of Catholic Education.
Townsville Catholic Education Office (TCEO) operates under the direction of Bishop Tim Harris, Bishop of the Diocese of Townsville and under the organisational leadership of the Executive Director, Jacqui Francis.
The Townsville Catholic Education Office is based in Townsville, employing more than 70 staff members who service schools in various areas of speciality - religious education, curriculum, ICT, Indigenous education, counselling, speech pathology, hearing and vision impairment, early years education, employment services, finance, planning and development and marketing.
The Diocesan Education Council is the advisory body representing Catholic Education. Headed by the Bishop, the Council comprises members who reflect the interests and views of various groups associated with the teaching mission of the Church. The DEC in conjunction with the Director and Leadership team ensure the direction of the organisation runs in harmony with the Church's mission and vision for Catholic education in the Diocese.