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At the Law Society of Western Australia, we acknowledge that the quality of our working environment has a direct impact on our overall enjoyment of life. We offer a series of policies and benefits to recognise the contribution of our staff, maintain employee engagement and morale, and increase productivity.

We are always looking for career-minded people to join our team. Read about the benefits of working for the Law Society of Western Australia.

The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer

Education Officer – Francis Burt Law Education Programme

Full-Time 37.5hrs Per Week

  • Unique and Rewarding Role
  • Prestigious Professional Member Organisation

The Law Society of Western Australia manages a range of law and civics education programmes which include organised tours of the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts, mock trials, professional development sessions for teachers and other professional groups.

Working from the Old Court House Law Museum, situated in Stirling Gardens, you will be a part of a small team of dedicated educators creating and delivering experiential education programmes focused on West Australian law, legal principles and court processes for primary, secondary, vocational, tertiary, community and professional groups.

Professional experience with the WA justice system and/or a passion for teaching the humanities, including civics and citizenship and/or politics and law, would be highly regarded as would excellent communication, team work and administrative skills.

This position is offered on a contract basis to 30 June 2022 with the possibility of extension subject to grant funding.

To view the detailed Position Description, please click here.

Please submit your curriculum vitae and a brief cover letter addressing the selection criteria no later than 4.30pm Monday, 11 March 2019: schools@lawsocietywa.asn.au

Further enquiries regarding the position can be made to Dean Curtis, Manager Education and Community Services – Programmes on (08) 9324 8670.

The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer

Salary:                                    Negotiable up to $70,000 plus super for right candidate

Location:                                Stirling Gardens, Perth CBD

Employment status:             Full-time 37.5hrs per week, 3 year contract up to 30 June 2022

Organisation:                        Law Society of Western Australia

Contact Name:                      Dean Curtis

Selection Criteria

Essential:

  • Tertiary qualification in education and/or legal studies.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of relevant Western Australian and Australian Curriculum requirements.
  • Strong systematic approach with the ability to develop, plan, create, monitor and evaluate education programmes.
  • Highly developed multi-tasking and time management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including skills and ability to develop relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Experienced working both autonomously and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles, protocols and procedures underpinning the legal system in Western Australia or the ability to acquire such knowledge.
  • Computer literacy and familiarisation with Microsoft Office suite applications.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

Desirable

  • Experience in delivering learning and teaching programmes in the humanities, with a particular emphasis on studies of civics and citizenship and/or politics and law.
  • Teaching background

Museum Curator

Full-time – 3 year fixed term contract

Housed in the City of Perth’s oldest remaining building, the Law Society of Western Australia’s Old Court House Law Museum (the Museum) is one of only a few law museums worldwide.

Built in 1836 and nestled in Stirling Gardens, the Old Court House stands as a reminder of the origins of the legal and judicial system in Western Australia.

The Museum aims to connect people to the law of Western Australia and to inspire reflective discussion.

The Curators at the Old Court House Law Museum document, conserve, interpret and promote Western Australia’s legal and social history and the successful candidate will job share the role.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience and interest in collection management; acquiring, documenting, digitizing, handling, accessing, storing, securing, lending and conserving collection items.

To view the detailed Position Description, please click here.

Please submit your curriculum vitae and a brief cover letter addressing the selection criteria no later than 4.30pm on Monday, 11 March 2019: museum@lawsocietywa.asn.au

Further enquiries regarding the position can be made to Dean Curtis, Manager Education and Community Services – Programmes on (08) 9324 8670.

The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer

Salary:                                    Negotiable $60,000 to $70,000 plus super for the right candidate

Location:                                Stirling Gardens, Perth CBD

Employment status:          Fixed Term contract position to 30 June 2022

Organisation:                        Law Society of Western Australia

Contact Name:                      Dean Curtis

Selection Criteria                  

Essential

  • Experience in museum collection management and interpretation
  • Completion or substantial progress toward completion of museum studies or related studies or equivalent experience
  • Well-developed research and report writing skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-developed project management capabilities
  • Experienced in working both autonomously and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Highly developed multi-tasking and time management abilities
  • Computer literacy and familiarisation with Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Ability to build relationships with a broad range of external stakeholders
  • Current Working with Children Check

Desirable

  • Knowledge of legal or Western Australian social history
  • Experience with Mosaic or similar software applications