Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker

Overview

Assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their education, provides feedback to parents or guardians and teachers about students' progress, and liaises with educational bodies, government agencies and committees.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

Tasks

  • demonstrating, supervising and participating in activities which enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children in schools and preschool centres
  • preparing indoor and outdoor areas for learning and recreational activities
  • assisting children with intellectual, physical and behavioural difficulties with their academic studies
  • assisting children individually to learn social skills
  • assisting with preparing teaching aids, and copying and collating written and printed material
  • distributing and collecting lesson material
  • providing assistance to small groups of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students
  • providing home-school liaison and counselling for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their families

Specialisations

  • Aboriginal Education Worker Coordinator
  • Aboriginal Home-School Liaison Officer

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

11 courses found.

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22249VIC: Course in Notetaking for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People
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10503NAT: Advanced Diploma of Education (Paraprofessional Education Worker)
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10326NAT: Diploma of Education (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
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User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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10325NAT: Certificate IV in Education (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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10324NAT: Certificate III in Education (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
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Funded under:
Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
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10218NAT: Certificate I in Aboriginal Language/s
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10217NAT: Certificate II in Aboriginal Language/s
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10216NAT: Certificate III in Aboriginal Language/s
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10183NAT: Diploma of Education
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10139NAT: Course in Indigenous Mentoring
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10115NAT: Certificate III in Gumbaynggirr Language and Culture Maintenance
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