Aboriginal Student Support Officer

Posted 28 May 2024
Job type Part Time

Job description

Our Client

For over 95 years our client has played a crucial role in supporting Gippsland communities. Their commitment extends beyond traditional educational programs. They actively participate in a variety of social initiatives that contribute to the social and cultural development of the Gippsland region.

The Role 

As the Aboriginal Student support officer, you will be the first point of for Aboriginal students. You will provide welfare monitoring and intervention support to assist the students to succeed. Through collaborative engagement with teachers and managers you will deliver support strategies to improve student retention and success.

To be successful in this role you will have a deep understanding, appreciation and demonstrated experience in working with the Aboriginal community. Responsibilities include but not limited to;
  • Support Aboriginal students to begin and continue their chosen studies
  • Identify the students cultural and study requirements
  • Maintain case and file notes with accuracy in a timely manner
  • Monitor the student’s engagement and success, completing reviews monthly
  • Take part in planning, development and presentation of programs
  • Provide in class support to the students and teaching staff
The Benefits
  • Employment with a progressive employer
  • A great culture and supportive team environment
  • Rewarding role with a sense of purpose and community contribution
  • Demonstrated experience and extensive knowledge of Aboriginal Culture and history
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships
  • High Level Microsoft office skills and the ability to learn new programs
  • Be a proactive and positive team member, advocating for the students
  • Can work well under pressure and time manage effectively
  • Working with children, Police Check, Current Drivers Licence 
APPLY NOW or for any enquiries, please contact DFP Recruitment Gippsland on 03 5176 3140 Your confidentiality is assured.



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