Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20007703C

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20007703C

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer - Ongoing/ Full Time

Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer - Ongoing/ Full Time

The primary responsibilities of the Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer is to:

  • Support the development and delivery of a structured Koorie Academy of Excellence (KAE) program based on connection to culture, leadership, academic strength and school engagement, for Koorie students in years 7 to 12.
  • Advocate for and assist KAE students to identify their career passions and achieve their aspirations by supporting students to complete Year 12 and transition successfully into a further study pathway of their choice.
  • Develop KAE students' leadership opportunities and capabilities through cultural and leadership activities designed to support students to become leaders and role models in their schools, communities and beyond.
  • Work with the students' schools and the Department's Koorie Education Workforce to ensure individual education plans and career action plans for KAE students are in place and progress is documented.

This role also includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the creation of a culturally strong and locally based ‘virtual' KAE that supports KAE students and their families to engage throughout the students' secondary education and to explore future pathways.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders including the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated, Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups, and with the Region's Koorie Education Manager, Koorie Education Coordinator, Koorie Engagement Support Officers, and multidisciplinary Area-based teams, to keep them informed about KAE programs and share expertise on relevant student and Koorie education matters.

The successful applicant for this position can be based in either the Warrnambool or Portland office.

The department's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires employees to have an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination (in most cases, 3 doses) and provide evidence of their vaccination status (including exceptions), to work outside their home, either at a department worksite or another employer's workplace. For this role, you are required to provide proof of your up-to-date vaccination status as part of the recruitment process prior to commencement of employment. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more department work locations.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description or contact Emma Miller, Service Support Manager by phone: 0407 327 463 or email: emma.miller@education.vic.gov.au

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 15 August 2022

Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

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Emma May Miller | emma.miller@education.vic.gov.au

Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer (VPSG4)