Koorie engagement support officer
Role and key duties
Koorie engagement support officers are employed in each Department of Education and Early Childhood Development regional office and work in parnership with the Koorie education coordinator in each region to support the implementation of the regional plan for the Wannik Education Strategy for Koorie students and early childhood initiatives to improve the health, wellbeing and educational outcomes for Koorie children and young people.
Duties may include: coordinating the implementation of targetted educational and early childhood initiatives for Koorie children and young people; providing expert advice to early childhood services and school communities about models of effective support for koorie children and young people; advising school staff in respect to the education of Koorie children and young people and the Koorie community as a whole; interpreting and analysing data; liaising with early childhoos services, schools and regional officers to identify and access support mechanisms, programs and initiatives aimed at improving attendance and implementing strategies to increase the engagement of Koorie families in their child's learning.
Minimum qualification sought