With an expansive structure and exciting job opportunities reaching across the state of Victoria, working for VAEAI is an exciting and rewarding experience. 

Our latest job opportunities and vacancies are published to this page. 

Early Years and Schools Programs Manager

Salary: $110,000 – $130,000 (Plus Superannuation, Vehicle
& Salary Packaging Available).

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.

We are seeking applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who are passionate about making a difference to Koorie participation and outcomes in education and training.

 

The Manager, Early Years and Schools is responsible for contributing to the ongoing development and monitoring of the implementation and outcomes of Statewide strategies and programs in Early Years and School Education as they relate to Koorie learners and families, ensuring alignment of VAEAI efforts with the priorities of the Marrung Education Plan and providing direction and support to VAEAI Early Years and Schools Programs staff.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of Marrung, 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 are to be submitted by Monday 31st January 2022 COB.

Please ensure your application includes your address of the selection criteria.

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VAEAI Cross Sector Policy Officer

Salary: $90,000 – $105,000 (Plus Superannuation,
Vehicle & Salary Packaging Available).

The Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated (VAEAI) is a state-wide community-based organisation representing Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups (LAECGs), across eight regions in Victoria.  We aim to increase access, participation and positive outcomes for Koorie people in education, training and employment.
In 2016 the Victorian Government together with VAEAI launched the Marrung – Aboriginal Education Plan 2016 – 2026 to improve early childhood, school education, and higher education and training outcomes for Koorie people in Victoria.

The VAEAI Cross Sector Policy Officer is responsible for analysing current and potential government justice and family violence policy impacting Koori participation in 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 includes representing VAEAI on a range of committees
and forums including the Dhelk Dja Partnership Forum, Aboriginal Justice Forum and related forums and working groups.

This position is identified for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only. 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications close on  Monday, 31st January 2022.  Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume.  All applications should be sent via email to hr@vaeai.org.au.

Position Description Below: 

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Koorie Academy of Excellence Facilitator

Salary:  $75,000 – $85,000 (Plus Superannuation, Vehicle & Salary Packaging Available).

Koorie Academy of Excellence
The Koorie Academy of Excellence (KAE) was established in 2012 as a partnership between VAEAI and the Department of Education and Training (DET). The KAE provides out of school hours support to Koorie secondary school students to build their aspirations to remain engaged and excel in their education, complete Year 12 and pursue their desired postsecondary education pathway.

Koorie Academy of Excellence Facilitator
The Koorie Academy of Excellence Facilitator is a new position established to support the implementation of the Academies in the new locations and ensure there is consistency in how the successful North-West model is replicated. In each location a Local Koorie Academy of Excellence Advisory Committee will ensure appropriate stakeholder engagement and input from the local Koorie community.

This position will focus on supporting the VAEAI and LAECG representatives co-chairing KAE Advisory Committees to support the consistent implementation of the KAE’s across Victoria, while ensuring each KAE reflects the priorities and aspirations of their local Koorie community. Each of the four KAE Advisory Committees will participate on the KAE Statewide Steering Group providing advice and information to further support consistent implementation across all sights.

Application Process
If you are passionate about making a difference in Koorie education, training and employment and interested in applying for this position, email your application to hr@vaeai.org.au.

Applications close on Monday 31st January 2022 COB. Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume. Downloadable Downloadable Position Description Below:
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Wurreker Metropolitan Broker

Salary: 90,000 – $105,000 (Plus Superannuation, Vehicle, & Salary Packaging Available).

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, ACE, 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 their role in the planning and endorsement of training available through post compulsory education providers.

The Metropolitan Wurreker Broker position focuses on the ongoing functions and operations of the Wurreker Strategy in the Melbourne Metropolitan area and is based in the VAEAI head office in Northcote.
It is expected that the successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of Marrung, 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.

Application process
If you are passionate about making a difference in Koorie education, training and employment and interested in applying for this position, email your application to hr@vaeai.org.au.

Applications close on Monday 31st January 2022 COB. Please ensure your application addresses the selection criteria and includes an up to date resume.
Downloadable Position Description Below:
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