Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer

The Victorian Government is establishing Victoria as the Education State. The vision for the Education State is about educational excellence, equity and the opportunity to engage in lifelong learning. We want a stronger and more integrated system that works directly with learners and their families, communities, early childhood services, schools and training providers. We want to see greater accountability, transparency and integrity. The Education State: Schools' agenda sets out the government's plans to reach a set of ambitious but achievable system-wide targets - Learning for life; Happy, healthy and resilient kids; Breaking the link; Pride and confidence in our schools.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: North West Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/NWVR1320089
Closing Date: 23-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 8884 - Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer (KALO) 09-02-18.doc (Word, 228KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rob Strachan
0409 238 889

Position Details

The primary responsibilities of this Koorie Academy of Excellence Liaison Officer role is to:

• Support the development and implementation of a structured KAE program that engages Year 7 to 12 students, families and community within and across each academic year

• Advocate and assist KAE students to support their aspirations and academic achievement to successfully complete Year 12 and continue onto further study.

• Develop KAE students' leadership capabilities and opportunities through cultural immersion supporting them to become leaders and role models in their communities.

• Work with the student's base school and Koorie Engagement Support Officer to ensure an individual education plan and career action plan are in place and progress is documented.

• Develop and maintain partnerships with the Koorie community, government departments, community service providers and tertiary institutions to support the development and implementation of programs to support KAE student pathways.

This role also includes but is not limited to the following:

• Assist in the creation of a culturally appropriate ‘Virtual KAE Site' that supports KAE students and families to remain connected and engaged throughout their education and future pathways journey.

Collaborate with key stakeholders across government, including at a regional level the Koorie Education Manager, Koorie Education Coordinator and local Koorie Engagement Support Officers, to keep them informed about KAE programs and provide advice on relevant Koorie education matters.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 23 February 2018

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