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Participation Assistant - SPECIAL MEASURES ROLE
PART TIME - FIXED TERM Until 30 June 2021
Location: Shepparton

This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

GOTAFE has a long history as an education provider in Northern Victoria, acting as the link between education and local community since the 1920s.

Our strength as a TAFE provider comes from our experienced staff and quality-assured training programs, preparing the next generation of skilled workers to continue the success of the region.

For further information about GOTAFE, please visit

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Work Type:    Fixed term - part time
Job Function:    Education and Training
Classification:    As per award
Work Location:    North East - Shepparton
Reference:    VG/310159
Closing Date:    09-Aug-2020
Salary Range:    As per award
Job Duration:    N/A
File Attachment:    PD Participation Assistant - Translated.docx (Word, 130KB)
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PD Preview:    Preview unavailable for this role
Contact:    Natasha McCormack

Position Details

The Participation Assistant will work closes with the Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) to maximise student retention, participation, wellbeing and success in completing their studies.

You will support the staff and community members undertaking accredited and other workforce development.  This role provides support in-class, one to one and to small groups to build confidence for comprehension and core skills to undertake and balance work and study.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Recent related experience or qualifications relevant to adult literacy and numeracy skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal People and Aboriginal Culture, and the issues relating to their needs within a VET environment for students
  • Strong communication skills
  • A current Driver's Licence (Car)

If you are successful in this role you will be required to provide:

  • A current Police Check (date of issue is to be no more than 6 months prior to commencement date)
  • A current Working with Children Check - Employee (or proof of application)

The salary range for this position is $56,108 – $60,585 under the GOTAFE Enterprise PACCT Agreement 2017.

GOTAFE is creating a next generation workforce, more open, inclusive and diverse than ever before. We embrace diversity in all its forms and are building a workforce that reflects the people within our communities including Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBQTI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

How to Apply

Please go to our Careers Centre at for further information about the position.

For more information please contact Natasha McCormick, Director Further Learning, Koorie and Multicultural at

Applications close: Sunday 2 August 2020

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