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Indigenous Education Worker

Apply now Job no: 493618
Work type: temporary, part time
Location: Mullumbimby
Categories: Indigenous Education Worker (IEW)

St John's Primary School, Mullumbimby

Our Parish School is committed to providing innovative and contemporary learning and teaching for all students. A contemporary learning approach that is personalised, and always responding to the learning needs, interests and experiences of each student. Our aim is to empower students with the knowledge, skills and capacities to respond creatively to the challenges of their world.

We aim to provide learning environments that are safe, supportive, challenging and consistent. A place where the dignity and potential of every student is recognised and enabled to achieve the fullness of life.


Indigenous Education Worker

Part time,  temporary position

commencing on 22 August 2022 (11.5 hours per week)


Duties will include:

  • General teacher assistance, organisation and resource preparation
  • Working with students
  • Assistance with playground duties
  • Leading Cultural Group Experience with students
  • Liaising with parents and local community organisations

Essential Criteria:

  • Must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (must provide proof)
  • Must hold a current Working with Children Check clearance
  • Compliance with the Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead Policy upon appointment

Selection Criteria will focus on:

  • An understanding of and commitment to Catholic ethos and values
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Sound literacy and numeracy skills and knowledge and appreciation of the ways students learn
  • Ability to lead cultural groups
  • Sound ICT competency
  • Preparedness to work with small groups of children and willingness to work alongside Teachers in the classroom 


The Indigenous Education Worker will also act as a role model for students by encouraging them to take pride in all aspects of their schooling.


Your application should address the above criteria including the nomination of two (2) referees, including a Parish Priest, Priest or Minister.


Applications must be received by 3:00pm Friday 12 August 2022.


 Diocese of Lismore Catholic Schools Limited is committed to creating Child Safe Schools.

Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

An equal opportunity employer.


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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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