Advert ID: 20005140
Learning on Country Coordinator
Ramingining School - Department of Education
Ramingining, Northern Territory
Administrative Officer 6. Full-time. Duration fixed to 31 December 2020.
Under the guidance of Ramingining School and the Arafura Swamp Ranger Aboriginal Corporation (ASRAC), the Learning on Country (LoC) Coordinator aims to encourage school attendance, improve literacy and numeracy skills, develop leadership, confidence and the employment capacity of students into Ranger employment and the wider job market.
The program draws upon both secondary education and vocational education and training courses of study. The program prioritises Years 9 to 12.
The LoC program is a collaborative initiative of Indigenous natural and cultural resource management agencies (Ranger Groups) and Schools across 15 remote NT communities. It builds on the discourse and practice of “two-ways” education where both Indigenous and western scientific knowledge inform conservation and land management and education and training.
The program aligns with and supports community cultural, social and economic aspirations by providing relevant and sustainable education and employment opportunities for young people. At its foundation the LoC program is an important and inspiring vehicle for the intergenerational transmission of knowledge.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will require residing in community and delivering on country camps and excursions in remote areas and travelling, mainly on unsealed roads in 4WD vehicles. A current NT Drivers licence and 4WD training is required (or capacity to undertake training).
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Job Description - Learning on Country Coordinator_Ramingining School.pdf