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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 Loddon Campaspe Wurreker Broker position focuses on the ongoing functions and operations of the Wurreker Strategy in the Loddon Campaspe region of Victorian (encompassing towns such as Bendigo, Echuca, Cohuna, Kerang, Swan Hill).
Position Title: Loddon Campaspe Regional Wurreker Broker
Salary: $57,000 – Vehicle attached to position, Salary Packaging Options and 5 weeks leave
Tenure: 12 months – ongoing
Location: VAEAI Loddon Campaspe Region
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.
Applications close Monday 28th October 2019.
For a detailed Position Description please contact Phil Murray, Wurreker Strategy Coordinator P: 03 9481 0800. Applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org