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Aboriginal Sharer of Knowledge Employment Register

Department of Education
Support and Development
Inclusion and Diversity

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 7
Salary:$116,758 to $122,939 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, casual, Fixed-term, flexible
Region: Statewide

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional​​​​​​​ custodians of this land,
​​​​​​​and we pay our respects to the elders past, present and future,
​​​​​​​for they hold the memories, traditions, culture and hope ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​of First Nations people in Tasmania.


A casual employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.


The Aboriginal Sharers of Knowledge (ASK) Program provides Tasmanian Government schools with opportunities to have Aboriginal Community members work alongside teachers to deliver learning opportunities, with a focus on the Australian Curriculum cross-curriculum priority. 

The ASK Program is coordinated by Aboriginal Education Services (AES) and Aboriginal Sharers of Knowledge collaborate with AES and teachers to design and deliver First Nations learning activities and programs.

Aboriginal Sharers of Knowledge provide high level advice and cultural expertise to the ASK Program.

From 3 October 2022, Department of Education has joined with colleagues in the Department of Communities to form the Department for Education, Children and Young People.

This is a Department built entirely for children and young people and their communities.  Our ultimate goal is to work together to ensure that every child and young person in Tasmania is known, safe, well and learning.

The child is at the centre of everything we do and the way we do it.

In the short term, you may still see references to Department of Communities and Department of Education as we transition.  We are working together to build our strategy and our culture and values.  This work will be continuing into 2023, and we want all staff to be involved in this.

It's an important time to join a dynamic new department.


Essential Requirements

  • The Head of the State Service has determined that this position is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified position and that it can only be filled by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in accordance with Employment Direction No. 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tagged and Identified Positions.


  • The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.
    • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment)

Desirable Requirements

  • A current driver's licence.

Additional Information

To be employed within the Department for Education, Children and Young People, all employees are required to hold a current Tasmanian Working with Vulnerable People Registration with the status of Employee/Volunteer as per the 'The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013'.  If you currently do not have this registration then please visit the Department of Justice site here to start your registration.

The cost associated with obtaining a Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Employee/Volunteer) status is the responsibility of the individual.

Please note: To be able to verify your Working with Vulnerable People Registration you must (if any of the below are not completed or correct this could delay your application): 

  • Add Department of Education (includes Libraries, Child and Family Centres, Trade Training Centres) within the Department of Justice RWVP site as an Employer;
  • Make sure that your profile name is the same name that is on your RWVP registration (including middle name); and
  • Ensure that your date of birth correct.

How to apply

Applicants wishing to be registered for employment need to register online via the Apply Now button.

Enquiries to HR Recruitment and Employment, Recruitment@decyp.tas.gov.au or phone (03) 6165 6285.

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