10 Feb 2019

Full-Time Community Liaison Officer, CLO – 212047 – Kurri Kurri

Department of Education – Hunter Region

Job Description

Job Description – Community Liaison Officer, CLO – 212047 (00006QPA)

Community Liaison Officer, CLO – 212047
- 00006QPA
Temporary full time appointment for a period up to 27 December 2021

Location: Kurri Kurri Public School


Our school provides quality outcomes in a caring learning environment. It emphasises best practice in teaching and student welfare. We strongly pursue academic excellence and value social, individual and team achievement.

About the role

Support NSW schools in building vibrant, tolerant and harmonious school communities. The Community Liaison Officer works to support school communities in the development of approaches to improve social, emotional, health and educational outcomes for students.

The Community Liaison Officer works to support school community to improve social, emotional, health and educational outcomes for students.

Their role is to assist in the development and implementation of support programs for students and communities through:

Supporting the development of consultative mechanisms to promote understanding between the school and the community.
Assisting the school community to access support services by strengthening inter-agency collaboration and using available resources to enhance understanding on where and how to access support.
Facilitating community involvement in program implementation and other initiatives.
Coordinate the schools involvement in community events.
Promoting the education sector policies and programs through liaison with community.
Support the LST to engage the community in inter-agency support.
About the Department of Education

The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

How to apply

The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.

To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.


Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.


This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check.


In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.


If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:


Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for child-related work

Valid Working With Children Check clearance.
Closing date: 20 February 2019


Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 12 months.


Location Central & North Coasts – Newcastle & Hunter Valley-Newcastle, Hunter & Region
Work Type Full-time
Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: $77,553. Package includes salary ($69,962), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact Victoria Sturman – 02 4937 1235
Closing Date 20-Feb-2019
Job Category Liaison Officer
Organisation Department of Education

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