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Community Education Counsellor (Identified) - Charleville State High School

Education - South West Rocks, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Full Job Description
Charleville SHS is seeking a dedicated individual to join our leadership team. As the Community Education Counsellor you will provide educational counselling and support services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. Some flexibility regarding the numbers of hours worked per fortnight is possible and will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part-time
Location: South West Qld
Yearly Salary: $43091 - $49222
Contact Name: Peta Van der borgh

Contact Number:
Closing Date: 04-MAY-21

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About Charleville State High School

Charleville SHS is a small Secondary School located approximately 750 kilometres west of Brisbane. Charleville is a rural service centre with a population of over 3000 making it the largest town in South West Queensland with a broad range of facilities and attractions. The school itself also has a range of excellent facilities within well maintained and attractive grounds.
At Charleville SHS our goal is to ensure that our students have ongoing opportunities to successfully complete their learning journey through their chosen pathway. To achieve this we provide a balanced education that is contextualised to our local environment and proudly targeted at high standards in developing the youth of the South-West. This is reflected in our ongoing commitment to all students achieving their QCE and graduating with a Vocational Education certificate. Charleville SHS also has a proud history in terms of quality outcomes in the Arts and sporting endeavours.

Your Role

The successful candidate will assist in the development of activities to enhance the involvement in education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their families to encourage participation in school and maximise student results. You will ensure that relevant information concerning Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and cultural issues are readily available to all members of the school community.

As the Community Education Counsellor (Identified) you will have responsibility for the following:

Provide educational counselling and support services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and students across a number of schools.
Participate in the development of activities, in and out of school, likely to enhance the involvement in education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their families.
Develop and undertake support service programs designed to meet the needs of the school/s that will encourage the educational participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and students.
Establish and maintain links with out of school sources of information and support services to assist in the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and students.
Provide information to the school community about Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and cultural perspectives.
Utilise, in an accountable manner, state and commonwealth funded school based programs that focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students and communities.
Provide advice and information to school administrators regarding Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and cultural protocols in order to meet the needs of schools and their communities.
Ensure that relevant information concerning Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and cultural issues is readily available to all members of the school community.
Participate in activities to develop productive partnerships between members of the school community.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:
For this position, it is a genuine occupational requirement that it be filled by an Aboriginal person or a Torres Strait Islander person as set out in Section 7 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1991 for the purposes contained in Section 25 of that Act.
When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:
A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the 'How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

South West Rocks, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training




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