VAEAI Positions Vacant

Melbourne Metropolitan - Wurreker Broker

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.

VAEAI in partnership with the Koorie Outcomes Division, Department of Education and Training, is responsible for the delivery of the Wurreker Strategy (launched in 2001) to enhance education and training opportunities and create real pathways to employment for Koorie people through TAFE, Learn Local and other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).

The Wurreker Strategy ensures that training is consistent with Koorie community identified needs, links training to employment opportunities and empowers LAECGs and Koorie people in the planning and endorsement of training available through post-compulsory education providers.
In 2016 Marrung – Aboriginal Education Plan 2016 – 2026 was launched setting out a blueprint for Koorie learners across the life course, from early childhood through to schooling, and vocational education and training (including higher education).

The Wurreker Strategy continues to be a key enabling Koorie strategy for the Government to deliver on its education and training agenda (The Education State), Marrung and Skills First, specifically the goals relating to the vocational education and training sector (VET).

The Metropolitan Wurreker Broker position focuses on the ongoing functions and operations of the Wurreker Strategy in Metropolitan Melbourne.

The Wurreker Broker will be based at the VAEAI Office, 144 Westbourne Grove Northcote

Position Title: Metropolitan Wurreker Broker
Salary: $65,000 - Vehicle attached to position, Salary Packaging Options and 5 weeks leave
Tenure: 12 months - ongoing
Location: VAEAI, 144 Westbourne Grove, Northcote

It is expected that the successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of Koorie culture, have established local networks and an understanding of the issues that affect Koorie people, particularly in education and training. High levels of written and oral communication skills are also required.

Only Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply

Applications extended Wednesday 3th July 2019.

For a detailed Position Description please contact Phil Murray, Wurreker Strategy Coordinator:
P: 03 9481 0800 or email: hr@vaeai.org.au. 

Only Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply

 

Koorie Inclusion Consultant

The Victorian Inclusion Support Agency (VIA) is made up of Community Child Care, Yooralla and KU Children’s Services and is delivering the Inclusion Support Program (ISP) in Victoria. VAEAI will be supporting VIA in delivering the ISP for Aboriginal children in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) and Out of School Hours (OoSH) services.

The Koorie Inclusion Consultant (KIC) will determine community ECEC issues and priorities elicited through consultation within the 9 Victorian Inclusion Agency regions in which they operate. They will also be responsible for engaging the Koorie community in relation to the aims and objectives of the ISP.

The Koorie Inclusion Consultant (KIC) provides support, mentoring and facilitation services to Inclusion Professionals across the VIA regions, to promote the inclusion of Koorie children in generalist ECEC and OoSH services.

The Koorie Inclusion Consultant (KIC) is also responsible for engaging and supporting the Koorie Community through raising awareness of the ISP, as well as facilitating linkages between service providers and local Aboriginal groups.

VAEAI is looking for someone who is a good communicator, has strong skills in networking and building relationships with key stakeholders (including Inclusion Professionals, Regional ISP Team leaders, government staff and the Koorie community) and is passionate about Koorie children having the best opportunities and experiences in early childhood and childcare services. 

Expressions of Interest (including a resume) will be accepted up until Monday July 1, 2019.

For a detailed job description including the key selection criteria, click here. Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume.

Enquiries about the position should be made to Kim Powell, Early Years coordinator: phone (03) 9481 0800 or hr@vaeai.org.au Expressions of Interest should be submitted to hr@vaeai.org.au

Only Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply


East Gippsland Wurreker Broker 

VAEAI is a State-wide community based organisation representing Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups (LAECGs), across eight regions in Victoria. LAECGs are the primary source of local advice on education and training matters and participate as equal partners in the planning, development, operation, monitoring and evaluation of education, training and employment programs across Victoria.

VAEAI in partnership with the Koorie Outcomes Division, Department of Education and Training, is responsible for the delivery of the Wurreker Strategy to enhance education and training opportunities and create real pathways to employment for Koorie people through TAFE, ACE, other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and higher education institutions.

The Wurreker Strategy ensures that training is consistent with Koorie community identified needs, links training to employment opportunities and empowers LAECGs and Koorie people in their role in the planning and endorsement of training available through post-compulsory education providers.

In 2016 Marrung – Aboriginal Education Plan 2016 – 2026 was launched setting out a blueprint for Koorie learners across the life course, from early childhood through to schooling, and vocational education and training (including higher education). The Wurreker Strategy continues to be a key enabling Koorie strategy for the Government to deliver on its education and training agenda.

The East Gippsland Wurreker Broker position focuses on supporting the LAECGs to participate in all aspects of Marrung’s governance and consultative structures, working with and assisting post-compulsory education training providers and other key stakeholders to engage with and support Koorie learners, and facilitate pathways and transitions between education, training and employment.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of Koorie culture in the State of Victoria, have established local networks in the region and an understanding of the issues that affect Koorie people, particularly in education and training. High levels of written and oral communication skills are also required. This position is available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people only.

Expressions of Interest (including a resume) will be accepted up until Monday 24th June 2019.

For a detailed job description including the key selection criteria, click here. Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume.

Enquiries about the position should be made to Phil Murray, Wurreker Coordinator: phone 9481 0800 or phil@vaeai.org.au Expressions of Interest should be submitted to hr@vaeai.org.au
Victorian

Only Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply

 

Central Highlands Wimmera Wurreker Broker 

VAEAI is a State-wide community based organisation representing Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups (LAECGs), across eight regions in Victoria. LAECGs are the primary source of local advice on education and training matters and participate as equal partners in the planning, development, operation, monitoring and evaluation of education, training and employment programs across Victoria.

VAEAI in partnership with the Koorie Outcomes Division, Department of Education and Training, is responsible for the delivery of the Wurreker Strategy to enhance education and training opportunities and create real pathways to employment for Koorie people through TAFE, ACE, other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and higher education institutions.

The Wurreker Strategy ensures that training is consistent with Koorie community identified needs, links training to employment opportunities and empowers LAECGs and Koorie people in their role in the planning and endorsement of training available through post-compulsory education providers.

In 2016, the Marrung – Aboriginal Education Plan 2016 – 2026 was launched setting out a blueprint for Koorie learners across the life course, from early childhood through to schooling, and vocational education and training (including higher education). The Wurreker Strategy continues to be a key enabling Koorie strategy for the Government to deliver on its education and training agenda.

The Central Highlands Wimmera Wurreker Broker position focuses on supporting the LAECGs to participate in all aspects of Marrung’s governance and consultative structures, working with and assisting post-compulsory education training providers and other key stakeholders to engage with and support Koorie learners, and facilitate pathways and transitions between education, training and employment.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of Koorie culture in the State of Victoria, have established local networks in the region and an understanding of the issues that affect Koorie people, particularly in education and training. High levels of written and oral communication skills are also required. This position is available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people only.

Expressions of Interest (including a resume) will be accepted up until Monday 24th June 2019.

For a detailed job description including the key selection criteria, click here. Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume.

Enquiries about the position should be made to Phil Murray, Wurreker Coordinator: phone 9481 0800 or phil@vaeai.org.au Expressions of Interest should be submitted to hr@vaeai.org.au 

Only Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply


Policy Officer

The Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated (VAEAI) was established in 1976 and aims to increase Koorie participation in education, training and employment through the development of programs that are culturally relevant, that reinforce Koorie identity and provide supportive learning environments. VAEAI also aims to promote awareness of Koorie cultures and educational aspirations to the wider community.

VAEAI is a State-wide community based organisation representing Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups (LAECGs), across eight regions in Victoria. LAECGs are the primary source of local advice on education and training matters and participate as partners with Government agencies in the planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of education, training and employment programs across Victoria.

In 2016, the Department of Education and Training developed and launched the Marrung Aboriginal Education Plan 2016-2026. Marrung is the first Aboriginal education plan in Victoria that covers all three education sectors – early childhood, school education and postcompulsory education including vocational education and training and higher education. VAEAI is the principal partner in ensuring the successful implementation of the plan.

The Senior Policy Officer is responsible for analysing current and potential government policy impacting Aboriginal education and training in Victoria and providing high level advice to Senior Managers within VAEAI. The role requires working in close consultation with a range of internal and external stakeholders to progress initiatives, responses and funding submissions and includes the provision of high level Secretariat support to a range of committees, forums and roundtables involved in the implementation of Marrung.

Expressions of Interest (including a resume) will be accepted up until Monday 24th June 2019.

For a detailed job description including the key selection criteria, click here. Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume.

Enquiries about the position should be made to Neville Atkinson, Programs Manager: phone 9481 0800 or neville@vaeai.org.au . Expressions of Interest should be submitted to hr@vaeai.org.au
Victorian