Aboriginal Boarding Transition Support Officer

  • Part Time

Website Catholic Education Western Australia

About this Job

We have the opportunity for a skilled Aboriginal Boarding Transition Support Officer to join Catholic Education and help deliver on our commitment to Quality Catholic Education in our schools.

We have determined that Aboriginality is an essential requirement for this role, so we welcome applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander only.

What you will be doing?

You will be working collaboratively within the CEWA Transition Service Unit (TSU), developing strong networks and partnerships with CEWA staff and school leadership teams in relation to Remote Aboriginal Boarding Student and Families Transition Support and Education in Catholic schools.

This role will be based in Broome supporting the Kimberley region.

This is a part time (0.4FTE ) fixed term position commencing asap – concluding 31/12/24, with the opportunity to extend the term subject to funding.

What we can offer you

  • Salary Range ($94, 524 to $105, 910 full time per annum) plus superannuation
  • Additional paid leave when the office is closed (over Christmas and Easter)
  • Relocation package available for eligible candidates
  • Salary packaging in line with our not-for-profit status
  • Corporate healthcare discounts
  • Employee assistance program.

Your Background

  • Commitment to the objectives and ethos of Catholic education.
  • Commitment to CEWA’s Vision for Learning.
  • Aboriginality is a specification for this position in accordance with Section 50(d), Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1984.
  • Understanding of cultural competency research and practice related to school improvement processes.
  • Understanding of Aboriginal cultures and Aboriginal communities across Western Australia.
  • High level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to maintain accurate and comprehensive written reports.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively, both in person and remotely.
  • Highly developed skills in digital technologies.
  • Capacity to develop and maintain strong professional links with staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver professional learning to adult learners that supports Aboriginal education.
  • Capacity to innovate, problem solve and develop creative solutions to emerging issues with a focus on improving Aboriginal student outcomes in the boarding context.
  • Current Working with Children Check and a current National Police History Check as issued by the Department of Education Western Australia must be provided by the successful applicant.
  • A willingness to travel to and work in regional and remote locations.

Further Information: Please refer to the Position Description for additional details. For a copy please email careers@cewa.edu.au.

Contact Person: Troy Hayter, Senior Team Leader/Learning Equity Project Leader 08 9380 1723 or email careers@cewa.edu.au.

To Apply please click on the Apply now button. Applications for this role closes on Friday 10 May 2024.

We request Interested applicants to please submit a cover letter outlining how they meet the selection criteria and their updated curriculum vitae, including the names and contact numbers of at least two work related referees (current/past line managers). Please be advised that the application deadline may close earlier than originally stated. We reserve the right to close the advertisement early if a suitable candidate is identified. If you’re interested in this role, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible to ensure consideration.

Applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic education.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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