Koori Preschool Assistant

$56,858 - $61,194 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • ACT, Australia
  • 08 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 21 October 2021
Classification: School Assistant 3
Salary: $56,858 - $61,194 plus superannuation
Position No: 30880
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Julie Dixon on julie.dixon@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 3828

Details: Narrabundah Early Childhood School (NECS) is seeking a dynamic, motivated co-educator (Learning Support Assistant) to join our team to deliver excellent results with particular expertise in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. Working as part of an education team and a commitment to collaborating with families is critical at NECS. NECS is an ACT Public School. We are a small community focussed school, specialising in early childhood education and care. Approximately 24% of our children identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Koori preschool operates Wednesday – Friday during school terms. The applicant must be able to work in a 60% capacity (8.30am – 3.30pm), Wednesday to Friday. The Koori preschool teaching team work in collaboration with the wider preschool team aligned with whole school priorities. This is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified position.

Eligibility/Other Requirements


  • Must have current ACT Working with Vulnerable People registration.
  • Must have an ACEQA approved Certificate III in Education and Care or equivalent ACEQA approved qualification.
  • This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.

Highly desirable:

  • An awareness of, or experience with, trauma-informed practice.


  • ACEQA approved First Aid qualification or willingness to undertake appropriate training.

Notes: This position is permanent part-time at (18:45) hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Applicants are to provide a current curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the Knowledge, Skills and abilities outlined in the Selection Criteria located in the Position Description (maximum 3 pages) and two referees. For more information about this opportunity, please contact the contact officer.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


Not Applicable

School Type

Childcare and Kindergarten

Job Closing Date

21 Oct, 2021