Full Time Ongoing Aboriginal Education Officer, Culburra Public School

$38.92 - $42.34 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Culburra Public School, Carlton Crescent, Culburra Beach NSW, Australia
  • 15 Nov, 2021
Full time - Permanent Student Services Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Illawarra & South Coast

Job reference number: 00008M00
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: The salary range for this position is $38.92 - $42.34 per hour. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading
Contact: 0435 753 784 - Jason McNeil
Closing date: 29/11/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: South Coast
Staffing area: Shellharbour
School name: Culburra Public School
FTE: 1.000

The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools.

We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

About the Role

Aboriginal Education Officers provide assistance to teachers, Aboriginal students and their families to support improved learning, welfare and well-being outcomes for Aboriginal students which align with the schools vision, values and strategic plan.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children Check Clearance
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education and Training policies.
  • First Aid Certificate or willingness to undertake First Aid training
  • Administration of Medications – training to be provided based on student needs.

Selection Criteria

  • Understanding of the needs of Aboriginal students.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal communities and cultures.
  • Ability to interact with Aboriginal students and parents.
  • Experience working as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of the local Aboriginal community.


This position is targeted to the employment of an Aboriginal person and is authorized by the Department's EEO Management Plan in accordance with Part 9A of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. 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

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. You will need to attach a covering letter (max. 3 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages), in either Word or PDF format, that demonstrates how your skills, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role in accordance with the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Statement of Duties. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees.

If there are targeted questions, you must respond to these (maximum 300 words) and include in your covering letter.

Note: It is a requirement that all applicants submit their applications online on iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

29 Nov, 2021