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EOI: Pirru Thangkuray Program Manager

Expression of Interest
Location: To be negotiated

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc.  (NSW AECG) is seeking expressions of interest for a Pirru Thangkuray Program Manager (noting this is a hybrid work position) 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.

Type of Employment: Full time – 35 hours per week
Annual Salary: $100,100.00 per annum (inclusive of superannuation)

Position criteria:

  • Aboriginality
  • Hold a current & valid Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) for paid employment or willingness to obtain one.
  • Current NSW Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated and proven verbal and written Communication skills
  • Proven ability to work independently to deliver to strict reporting deadlines
  • Ability to collect and input data sets or willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated and proven leadership and managerial skills to support a small team
  • Ability to engage and work with a variety of key stakeholders
  • Understanding of Aboriginal Education and working with secondary students and Aboriginal community members
  • The skills to co-ordinate, facilitate and deliver Cultural Education Engagement programs
  • Understanding of delivering goal setting and other support programs as required

The successful applicant will manage a small team and work across a targeted number of schools and communities across NSW and be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check.

PIRRU THANGKURAY – Program Manager will be an employee of the NSW AECG Inc. and will manage the Pirru Thangkuray (Dream Strong) Cultural Engagement and Goal Setting Team

Note: NSW AECG Inc. considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

Applications should be addressed to and emailed to: Catherine Trindall, President NSW AECG ">

Applications due: Close of business 10 March 2023

Download: Program Manager – Pirru Thangkuray

How to apply for this position

  1. A written Expression of Interest including a cover letter for your claim for the position, including the names and contact details of 2 referees.
  2. You must address all the criteria outlining your background, skills and experiences in relation to the requirements of the position.

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.