Full Time Ongoing, Aboriginal Education Officer - Green Hill Public School

$38.92 - $42.34 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Green Hill NSW, Australia
  • 02 Aug, 2022
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008ZMF
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: (02) 6562 5591 - Janet Haigh
Closing date: 16/08/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Macleay Valley
Staffing area: Port Macquarie
School name: Green Hill 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.

Essential Requirements

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

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 authorised 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.

Special Notes
About the NSW Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team (dandi@det.nsw.edu.au) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion

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

16 Aug, 2022