Aboriginal Education Coordinator, PEO (ETS) 217381 Identified

$179,013 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • NSW, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education
Job Category:
  • Education And/Or Training
Job Location:
  • Statewide
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
Job Reference Number: 00008FSQ
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $179,013 Package includes salary ($161,491), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 0439 583669 - James Harrison
Closing Date: 27/10/2021 - 11:59 PM
  • Temporary full-time appointment for a period up to 30 January 2025
  • Location: Negotiable

About the role

Providing strategic leadership of culturally relevant and inclusive services, programs and initiatives supporting the quality teaching of Aboriginal students.

Coupled with this, the position guides and assists with the professional learning of principals, executive and teaching staff with a focus on literacy and numeracy, readiness for school, engagement and connections, attendance and leadership and workforce development.

The role encompasses the coordination and management of specific programs and initiatives, in collaboration with other directorates particularly the Aboriginal Outcomes and Partnerships Directorate as well as the Connected Communities Directorate.

Please address the selection criteria in relation to the Statement of Duties for the position in your application.

Please note that it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

Please Note:

Permanent teachers taking up non-school based temporary appointments, the right of return to their substantive position has been extended to up to 3 years.

This is a child-related role. If you are the successful applicant you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this).

For more information, visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check and in addition your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Existing internal employees are encouraged to refer to the vacation guide for teachers taking up a temporary Non-School Based Teaching Service position.

Notes: This is an Aboriginal identified role. When applying for an Aboriginal identified position, applicants must provide confirmation of Aboriginality and a certified statutory declaration upon interview as defined in the Confirmation of Aboriginality Guidelines.


Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:

  • Proof of Identity information
  • Informed Consent Form
  • Declaration for child-related work

Key Application Responses

  • Teaching qualifications and successful school based experience within the K-12 range
  • Demonstrated understanding of the professional standards and accreditation processes and capacity to coordinate accreditation processes with staff
  • Excellent liaison, negotiation, conflict resolution and team building skills across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and the capacity to apply these to a wide range of reports, submissions and strategic planning
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of curriculum, professional practice, policies, relevant legislation, initiatives and current research in education
  • Demonstrated high level capacity to initiate, develop, evaluate and coordinate planning, monitoring and reporting practices to drive improvement
  • Proven ability to plan, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate educational programs, provisions and resources
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Departmental and whole of Government issues, policy direction, objectives and service delivery functions
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people


English and Literature, Mathematics

School Type


Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021