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Job Vacancy: Project Officer, Pirru Thangkuray

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. (NSW AECG) is seeking expressions of interest for a Project Officer to join the Pirru Thangkuray team, with the aim to meet the Premiers Priority: to Increase the proportion of Aboriginal students attaining year 12 by 50% by 2023, while maintaining their cultural identity.

Location: Mount Druitt
Type of Employment: Full Time – 35 hours per week
Salary: $72,800 Gross plus Superannuation

Requirements for the Position

  • Aboriginality
  • A paid Working with Children’s Check and National Police Check (Probity)
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Evidence of double vaccination
  • Effective Oral and written Communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated skills to engage and work across a variety of stakeholders
  • Understanding of Education and working with Aboriginal students in High School
  • Able to facilitate and deliver Cultural Engagement programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver goal setting strategies
  • Knowledge of the Aboriginal Community
  • Understanding and knowledge of community, government and non-government service providers and support programs.

The successful applicant will work across a targeted number of schools within the Mount Druitt area. The Project Officer will be an employee of the NSW AECG INC. and will work in collaboration with the Pirru Thangkuray (Dream Strong) Cultural Engagement and Goal Setting Team.

For further information contact: Troy Freeburn – Project Coordinator, on 0428 957 607

To apply for this position 

  1. A written Expression of Interest of no more than 2 pages, outlining your background, skills and experiences in relation to the requirement of the position as above.
  2. Include the names and phone numbers of 2 referees.
  3. Forward expression of interest to:

Applications due: Friday 8th April 2022 COB
Download Mount Druitt PT EOI

Acknowledgement of Country

The NSW AECG Inc. acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Owners of this nation. We also acknowledge past, present and emerging Elders  and the continuation and celebration of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should also be aware that this website may contain images or names of people who have passed away.