Department of Education Aboriginal Education and Engagement Officer, SEO1 (ETS) – 174154 Full Time in Tamworth NSW

Department of Education

Branch Tamworth NSW AU

Aboriginal Education and Engagement Officer, SEO1 (ETS) – 174154
Tamworth NSW

Education and/or training. Aboriginal Education Review – Information. Aboriginal Education and Engagement Officer, SEO1 (ETS) – 174154….



Temporary full time appointment up to three (3) years from entry on duty

Location: Tamworth

About the role:
Providing high level support and advice to schools, educational services teams and key stakeholders in the implementation of strategies relating to Aboriginal education and engagement.

Please address the selection criteria in relation to the

Statement of Duties

for the position in your application


Please note that it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

This is a child-related role


If you are the successful applicant you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit



In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Under new provisions for permanent teachers taking up non-school based temporary appointments, the right of return to their substantive position has been extended to up to 3 years.

The maximum continuous period of time in

temporary Non School Based Teaching Service appointments at-level is for 3 years (cumulatively).

Successful applicants currently employed in an SEO1 (ETS), SEO2 (ETS) or PEO (ETS), who still meet the definition of recent school based experience (where it is required in the advertisement) and apply for a position at the same level, will be offered the new at-level position for the remaining balance of their existing period(s) of appointment (being a cumulative period in any at-level positions, inclusive of higher duties and/or temporary appointments to a maximum of 3 years.

Recent school based experience is either direct classroom teaching within the past three years or school executive experience within the past three years. Direct classroom teaching or school executive experience is full time service in a school based position in a departmental preschool, infants, primary, central/community, secondary, environmental education centre or special school for a continuous period of one (1) year. For more information please review

Rules Oct 2015


Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:

Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for child-related work

Closing date: 3 May 2017


Regional NSW-Tamworth & North West NSW

Work Type


Number of Positions


Total Remuneration Package:
$135,149. Package includes salary ($112,614 – $121,921), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.


Lynne-Maree Hugginson

02 6656 6612

Closing Date

03-May-2017, 11:59:00 PM

Job Category

Education and/or training


Department of Education

Key Application Responses


Teaching qualifications and recent school based experience within the K-12 range.

Demonstrated commitment to participating in accreditation processes.

Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver professional development programs for teachers that supports Aboriginal education and engagement.

Capacity to innovate, problem solve and develop creative solutions to emerging issues with a focus on improving Aboriginal student outcomes.

High level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain accurate and comprehensive written records.

Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively and liaise and negotiate with key stakeholders including Aboriginal communities and the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc.

Proven successful experience in the planning, design, development, budgeting and evaluation of quality Aboriginal education programs.

Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal education policies and the key deliverables and collaborative actions of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education strategy – Please find

Aboriginal Education Review – Information

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Tamworth, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-23
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