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Reference No : 11026 External Position Closing Date: Friday 14 May, 2021
Location CESSNOCK St Patrick's Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE10.5 Hours
Description To liaise and work with parents, carers and the Aboriginal community and St Patrick's Primary School, Cessnock (10.5 hrs /wk Mondays and Fridays), provide literacy and numeracy assistance to Aboriginal students. This is a temporary appointment for 2021.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position Requirements • must have a competent level of literacy and numeracy

• liaising with the families of Aboriginal children and conducting home visits

• ability to work as a member of a team

• must be willing to support the ethos of the Catholic School

• must be capable of working independently and under supervision of the Aboriginal Education Coordinator

• must have an understanding of the local Aboriginal community & networks

• must have an understanding and experience in working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander students and community
Essential Criteria • Working With Children number on application.
Desirable Criteria • have experience working with children who demonstrate challenging behaviours within the primary school setting

• have a current drivers licence

• experience working with young children

• experience developing partnerships between home and school

• experience planning NAIDOC and Reconciliation events

• experience delivering cultural programs in schools

• demonstrated capacity to deliver Intervention Programs

• ability to interpret student data
Finishing Date17/12/21
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.
Applications Close Friday 14 May, 2021
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Maree Jones ( 4990 3152
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Maree Jones

By post:

St Patrick's Primary School
PO Box 489

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the contact details as well as after hour contacts for referees. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.