School Administrative Officer - Mount Keira Public School

$34.87 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • 05 May, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Illawarra & South Coast
Job Reference Number: 0000899T
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The hourly rate for this position is $34.87. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 42291446 - Tenae Carroll
Closing Date: 19/05/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Wollongong
Staffing Area: Wollongong
School Name: Mount Keira Public School
FTE: 0.206

Position Information

The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

About the Role

A School Administrative Officer provides administrative, financial and student welfare/wellbeing support and assistance in relation to office and classroom activities, including but not limited to the following school settings: the office, sick bay, library, science laboratory, and food technology/kitchen areas.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children Check Clearance
  • First Aid Certificate or willingness to undertake First Aid training.
  • Administration of Medications – training to be provided based on student needs.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated capacity to work effectively as part of a team.
  2. Administration skills including a knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Office.
  3. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  4. Ability to meet deadlines.
  5. Ability to work with teachers and students.
  6. Ability to perform tasks in one or more of the following areas: office procedures; accounting procedures; sick bay; hospitality and /or design and technology; science.

Additional School Information (Optional) 

Standing proudly at the base of Mount Keira, nestled by rainforest and overlooking the ocean, our school is surrounded by natural beauty. Our sandstone school building, original bell, “history room” and magnificent pine tree symbolise the heritage that is so highly valued by our school community. Our beautiful gardens and spacious outdoor learning areas, combined with our warm and inviting classrooms ensure a quality and stimulating learning environment. Mount Keira Demonstration School has 90 students, 3% identifying as having Aboriginal heritage. We are highly acclaimed for the excellence of its academic and extra-curricular programs. This is the result of the outstanding work ethic of its staff, a strong focus on professional learning, and a history of quality strategic planning. To maintain this ongoing success the school’s four year plan has been developed following a review of state priorities outlined in the School Excellence Framework; findings obtained from rigorous annual school self-evaluation processes, and a thorough analysis of NAPLAN and school assessment data. The school prides itself on providing a welcoming, nurturing and supportive environment for all of our children and families. Our school motto is “Learning and Caring”. The achievement of learning outcomes in all curriculum areas is underpinned by the pursuit of academic excellence in literacy and numeracy, the provision of quality extra-curricular opportunities, and a commitment to evidence based teaching practices. Closing the academic achievement gap for our Aboriginal students remains as a major learning target. In order to achieve these goals leadership development at all levels is an ongoing priority. The elements of quality teaching and inquiry-based learning principles are embedded into our teaching and learning practices. Student learning is showcased each term through the completion of Rich Tasks. Our school treasures our pas

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply online and attach your resume and covering letter, which clearly details how your skills, qualifications, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees. The statement of duties can be accessed here

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No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.