Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker

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.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $44,818
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 100

What does an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker do?

  • 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


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

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