Indigenous Education Facilitator-Acacia Prison

Wooroloo | Education
  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Be an integral part of the Education team at Acacia Prison
  • Be part of a highly reputable global company


About the Role

You will report to the Education Manager and will be responsible for facilitating the training of prisoners in the area of literacy, language and numeracy. You will deliver scheduled training/education in accordance with the prison's core day.

You will design, plan, deliver, evaluate education programs and support students to improve and formalise competencies and expand skills to support successful reintegration into community on release.


About You

You are an experienced facilitator with a passion for facilitating training to learners with multiple barriers to learning. You have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and have an ability to motivate those around you. Working in a team environment is second nature to you, however you are self-motivated and have the ability to drive your own workload and prioritise your tasks. Attention to detail is one of your priorities and you ensure everything you complete is accurate. You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything.


To be successful in this role, you will:


  • Be an Indigenous Identified person
  • Have the highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour
  • Have Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or sufficient to meet Schedule 1 in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations or the ability to complete this within six months of start date at own cost and in own time
  • Have a Tertiary Teaching qualification
  • Have experience in teaching Adult Literacy and Numeracy  
  • Have experience in the practical application of a wide repertoire of behavioural and motivational techniques 
  • Have the ability to motivate and engage prisoners in learning and support students' education from enrolment to completion of studies.
  • Have an eye for detail and the ability to effectively balance teaching and non-teaching priorities within a compliance focused environment
  • Have a demonstrated ability to relate positively to at risk groups and people with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Have a passion for delivering content


This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment, which includes national police check as an essential selection component for this role.


Serco requires employees in this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people. Please consider this requirement when submitting your application.


About Us

We provide safe and secure prison management services across Australia and New Zealand that focus on reducing reoffending. We help prisoners turn their lives around through education, training, rehabilitation and reintegration programs. By reducing reoffending, we help to build safer communities. 


Serco and Proud

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, but everyone also has an important role to play from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 60,000+ globally and 16,000+ in Asia Pacific responsible for delivering essential public services in areas including defence, justice, immigration, healthcare, facilities management and citizen services.

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Join Us

If you are inspired to make a positive different and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply now.


Serco's values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people matter and make a difference every day.


We seek and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all backgrounds and cultures including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, veterans and people with disability. By joining Serco you will have access to Employee Networks led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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17/06/2023 02:59:00
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