VAEAI Positions Vacant

Early Years Project/Policy Officer

VAEAI is the peak body for Koorie education and training in Victoria, providing policy advice to the State Government. VAEAI is a state-wide community based organisation comprised of 30 Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups (LAECGs), across eight regions in Victoria. LAECGs are the primary source of local advice on Koorie education and training matters and participate as equal partners in the planning, development, operation, monitoring and evaluation of education and training programs across Victoria.

The Early Years Project/Policy Officer manages and coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of projects within the Early Years Unit and ensures project outcomes and related organisational objectives are met. The Senior Project Officer will also provide evidenced based policy advice in relation to how Early Years programs and services can deliver improved outcomes for Koorie children in Victoria.

The primary focus of the position is to manage the implementation of the Koorie Inclusion Project which aims to increase the successful participation of Koorie children in all Early Childhood and Child Care Services (ECCC) in Victoria. The project includes the development of mentoring and learning opportunities for ECCC staff to better support the inclusion of Koorie children in mainstream services as well as the development of resources and information that are appropriate to all ECCC services across the State.

If you are interested in this position and are passionate about Koorie children having the best opportunities and experiences in early childhood and child care services and would like further information about the position please call Kim Powell, Early Years Coordinator on (03) 9481 0800 or email to submit your application.

Applications close on Wednesday 24th May 2017. Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume.

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