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Expressions Of Interest – Galston Gorge STEM Camp

The New South Wales Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. (NSW AECG Inc.) in conjunction with the Department of Education’s Aboriginal Outcomes and Partnerships Directorate will be conducting a STEM Camp for Aboriginal students from Years 5 and Year 6. To commence the process the NSW AECG Inc. is calling for Expressions of Interest from schools with Aboriginal students in the nominated years.

The camp will contribute to creating the generational change required for students to achieve better outcomes at school and access post-school learning and employment pathways, in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Camps such as this assist in opening up careers of the future for Aboriginal students.

The NSW AECG Inc. is committed and actively involved in supporting and raising the academic achievement of Aboriginal students. We aim to empower students to be active learners in their education and training by providing opportunities to develop skills in leadership roles within their schools and communities. This camp will look at opportunities that can inspire and motivate students who may be thinking of a career in STEM or who simply want to challenge themselves.

Schools to complete Expressions of Interest (EOI) on behalf of students hoping to attend the camp. EOIs can be completed through a google forms process using the following link: Forms

For more information, please contact the NSW AECG Secretariat on (02) 9550 5666 or ">

Galston Gorge EOI

 

Expressions Of Interest (EOI) – Paakantji Project Officer

 

 

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. (NSW AECG) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) for an Aboriginal Language and Culture Nest Project Officer for the Paakantji Language and Culture Nest.

The Project Officer position will work on projects that will progress teaching and learning across the Paakantji Nest. The position will be based in the AECG Office in Broken Hill. 

 

 

 

 

Essential requirements for the position

  • Hold a paid Working with Children’s Check Clearance. 
  • National Criminal Check (Probity) or the willingness to complete the check.
  • Fully COVID vaccination.
  • Knowledge of the NESA Aboriginal Languages K-10 syllabus
  • Experience in developing scope and sequence of Aboriginal Languages

Requirements for the position

  • Certificates I, II and III (optional) in Paakantji Language.
  • Acknowledged within community as a speaker and knowledge holder of the local Language.
  • Ability to further develop knowledge of Paakantji Language and Culture.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Skills in working with children from preschool to secondary.
  • Skills in technology to support the teaching of the Paakantji Language Programs. Or the willingness to learn new skills to develop resources in the Paakantji Language. 

Suitable applicants will have a range of IT, communication and administrative skills. Illustration and design skills will also be looked upon favourably.

The successful applicant will be an employee of the NSW AECG Inc. and have endorsement from the Paakantji Aboriginal Language Reference Group or: their Local Paakantji Aboriginal Language Council.

Applications Due: Friday 17th June 2022 (COB)

Paakantji Project Officer – EOI

NSW AECG FILM LAUNCH ‘HONOURING OUR ABORIGINAL EDUCATION OFFICERS’

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group coordinated an event at the National Centre for Indigenous Excellence on Tuesday, May 24 to launch the film ‘Honouring Our Aboriginal Education Officers’. The film features Aunty Ruth Simms, the longest standing Aboriginal Education Officer (AEO) in NSW. Aunty Ruth, who is also a NSW AECG Life Member, has served in the AEO role for 45 years. The event focussed on honouring AEOs across NSW and celebrating Aunty Ruth’s dedication, commitment and passion for the education of Aboriginal students and all students. Whilst the spotlight was on Aunty Ruth the NSW AECG acknowledges all Aboriginal Education Officers and the importance of their role across NSW. 

Approximately 40 people attended the event including Elders, AEOs, Senior Department of Education representatives, NSW AECG Life Members, family members of Aunty Ruth, and former and current teachers and principals. 

After an Acknowledgement of Country was given in Cadigal language by Alexandria Park Students, Leigh Ridgeway, Vice President of the NSW AECG, opened the event by honouring Aunty Ruth as the longest serving AEO and honouring the work of all AEOs across NSW. He also stated “I feel the Department of Education should be employing more AEOs in our schools. Aboriginal student numbers are increasing and our students like all students need support. More AEOs will help our students and communities engage with education.” 

Life Members and former NSW AECG President and Vice President, Bob Morgan and John Lester spoke at the event about the history around the AEO role, the AECG’s related work and they both acknowledged Aunty Ruth’s significant contribution.     

Catherine Trindall, President of the NSW AECG, said that “it’s wonderful that we’ve been able to recognise and honour Aunty Ruth Simms in this way. The NSW AECG will look forward to distributing the film to schools across the state and to support professionally developing school leadership and teachers so that they can work more effectively with their AEOs. We will also work towards increasing our advocacy efforts to the NSW Department of Education to better recognise and value the importance of the AEO role.” 

Aunty Ruth Simms closed the event. “I’d like to thank the NSW AECG for    putting on this event and we really appreciate and thank everyone who made the journey to be here today…and I really appreciate Bob and John’s contribution and I would like to acknowledge all AEOs.” 

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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) – PROJECT OFFICER – PIRRU THANGKURAY

PROJECT OFFICER – PIRRU THANGKURAY
Expression of Interest (EOI)

Location: Casino/ Kyogle
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.

Type of Employment: Full time – 35 hours per week
Annual Salary: $72,800 Gross plus Superannuation

Requirements of The Position:

  • Αboriginality
  • 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 Casino and Kyogle high schools. 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

Note: NSW AECG Inc. considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
For further information contact: Troy Freeburn Project Coordinator, on 0428 957 607

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Applications Strictly Due COB 10th June

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Job Vacancy: Project Officer, Pirru Thangkuray (Tuggerah Lakes)

Pirru Thangkuray – AECG Services

Expression of Interest
PROJECT OFFICER – PIRRU THANGKURAY
Location: Tuggerah Lakes

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.

Type of Employment: Full time – 35 hours per week
Annual Salary: $72,800 Gross plus Superannuation

Requirements of 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 Tuggerah Lakes 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

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

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

APPLICATIONS DUE: 20th May COB
EOI Dreaming Strong (Tuggerah Lakes)

Job Vacancy: Project Officer, Pirru Thangkuray (Mount Druitt)

Pirru Thangkuray – AECG Services

Expression of Interest
PROJECT OFFICER – PIRRU THANGKURAY
Location: Mount Druitt

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.

Type of Employment: Full time – 35 hours per week
Annual Salary: $72,800 Gross plus Superannuation

Requirements of 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

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

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

APPLICATIONS DUE: 20th May COB
EOI Dreaming Strong (Mt Druitt)

Job Vacancy: Project Officer, Pirru Thangkuray (South Coast)

Pirru Thangkuray – AECG Services

Expression of Interest
PROJECT OFFICER – PIRRU THANGKURAY
Location: Tuggerah Lakes

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.

Type of Employment: Full time – 35 hours per week
Annual Salary: $72,800 Gross plus Superannuation

Requirements of 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 South Coast
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

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

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

APPLICATIONS DUE: 20th May COB

EOI Dreaming Strong South Coast

 

 

Job Positions: Language and Culture Educators, NSW AECG Inc.

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The NSW AECG Inc. is seeking interested Aboriginal peoples to be employed as part of an exciting team. We need enthusiastic Language and Culture experts/educators for the Aboriginal Languages & Culture Nests in the following Language groups:

Bundjalung          Dunghutti
Gamilaraay          Gomeroi
Gumbaynggirr     Paakanjti
Wiradjuri              Yuwaalaraay

For further information or if you are interested in joining our team, please contact us at  "> or email "> – Manager, Aboriginal Languages & Culture Nests.

 

 

 

FLOOD RESOURCES & INFORMATION

Aboriginal residents and Aboriginal businesses in LGAs declared as disaster areas may be eligible for assistance from the NSW Government. Routine communications provide access to services such as financial assistance for immediate needs, mental health support and more, see below for resources. Service NSW customer care specialists are available to help flood-affected customers with services and support on 13 77 88 for information on assistance available.

The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) have released the 2022 East Coast Emergency Response Grants Program to support Indigenous corporations:
https://www.ilsc.gov.au/home/news/2022-east-coast-floods-emergency-response-grant-program/

There continues to be a number of updates to the disaster relief and support services. If you have been impacted, you may be eligible for Disaster relief assistance and support from the NSW Government. Information continues to be updated with current information and guidelines regularly on the Disaster Assistance Finder online tool:

Outreach, volunteering and how you can help:

  • GIVIT are working with government agencies and local communities to manage offers of donated items, services and funds for people impacted by floods across parts of NSW. https://www.givit.org.au/storms-and-flooding.
  • For financial donations, consider the Red Cross Flood Appeal – https://www.redcross.org.au/floodsappeal/
  • If you would like to donate to the Lismore Flood Appeal – information can be found at https://lismore.nsw.gov.au/flood-2022-information
  • For those looking to volunteer in flood affected areas, please contact your local SES branch for more information on how you may be able to assist.

Job Vacancy: Aboriginal Cultural Educator, NSW AECG Inc.

We’re looking for a highly motived well organised person to join our team. If you believe this is you, then we’d love to hear from you!

Position:          Aboriginal Cultural Educator

Location:         Stanmore, Sydney NSW 2048 – or by negotiation

Salary:             Remuneration package valued up to $100,000.00 per annum based on demonstrated and proven experience. Includes employer’s contribution to superannuation.

Employment:  A two-year contract will be offered to the successful candidate, with the possibility of an extension.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design and deliver NSW AECG Inc. cultural education programs to the NSW Department of Education (DOE) staff.
  • Design and deliver NSW AECG Inc. professional cultural education and development programs contracted to the NSW Department of Community and Justice.
  • Design and deliver NSW AECG Inc. cultural education programs to government and non-government agencies, stake holders and service providers.
  • Support the NSW AECG Inc. Aboriginal Language and Culture Nests.
  • Provide cultural teaching, advice, and support services to DOE schools and non-government schools requiring NSW AECG guidance and input in implementing cultural education programs.
  • Support the NSW AECG’s Inc. cultural advocacy initiatives as required.

POSITION CRITERIA:

  • Aboriginality
  • Have sound knowledge of the NSW AECG, it’s governance structures and core objectives
  • Sound knowledge of issues affecting Aboriginal education and training within  Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the NSW AECG Cultural Education programs
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills with experience meeting tight deadlines and reporting requirements
  • Experience in working across a diverse range of Aboriginal and non- Aboriginal community groups and organisations.
  • High level Information Technology, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated negotiation, liaison, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated and proven facilitation skills
  • Ability to monitor budgets
  • Full COVID vaccinations
  • NSW Driver’s License and ability to travel within NSW and interstate as required
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check clearance for paid employment & National Criminal History Check or willingness to obtain.
    JOB NOTES:
    The qualification of Aboriginality is authorised by the NSW AECG Inc. in accordance with part 9A, Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.

Please forward your expression of interest which addresses all the position criteria along with your resume to: Catherine Trindall, NSW AECG President.
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Due by COB – Friday, 29th April 2022
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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.