Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer
Department of Education Independent Public School - Wheatbelt Education Region Moora Primary School Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer 00007385 Level 3, $30.32 - $31.91 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2019) Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS606347 This is a permanent part-time (0.
4FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2020 Moora Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a hard working Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer (AIEO) to join their team. The AIEO assists teachers in delivering planned education programs and encouraging a supportive and inclusive learning environment and assists students to access the educational program and have an increased understanding of the multicultural nature of the learning environment. The successful applicant acts as a liaison between the community and school to develop an educational program relevant to both educational and cultural needs and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, particularly those at risk, through mentoring and pastoral care to encourage participation and achievement at school.
The transition to secondary school for our students is especially important to enhance their future success. Moora PS is a Level 4 Independent Public School, situated 172km north of Perth. The school community is drawn from the Moora town site and surrounding rural areas and caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 6.
Students who attend the school are from a variety of backgrounds, with many travelling by bus from farms daily. Moora PS is a dynamic learning community where members work collaboratively to give every child the opportunity to realise their full potential and to become resilient, confident and respectful citizens. Indigenous students make up 25% of the student population at Moora PS This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy.
Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position. To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements: Good written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with students, teachers, parents, community members and professional staff on the provision and development of educational programs.
Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact on a range of levels in a variety of settings and with different audiences, including community members, teaching and other professionals. Ability to contribute to a school-level team and to provide multi-cultural direction in the development of the educational program, development of language resources, and evaluation of education and behaviour management programs. Ability to effectively assist teachers in implement....