School Officer

$59,189 - $63,931 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Floreat WA 6014, Australia
  • 21 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Churchlands Primary School
School Officer
Pool Ref IPS/SS696245
Level 2, $59,189 - $63,931 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS696245
Appointment Pool

Are you committed to achieving excellence?

Churchlands Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of committed and enthusiastic School Officers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2022

Suitable applicants will possess strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, with an excellent customer service focus which will be used to develop and promote the school's values, ethos and priorities across the school community.

Suitable applicants will be self-motivated and can display their ability to work independently using initiative, collaboratively as part of a team and in conjunction with a diverse range of individuals and professionals, maintaining a calm and professional service whilst prioritising tasks and dealing with conflicting deadlines in a busy office/school environment.

Ideally, suitable applicants would have strong organisational skills and be able to prioritise tasks effectively when under pressure. The ability to deliver outcomes while working to deadlines in a sometimes challenging and fast-paced environment is desirable, as is the ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment.

School Officers will provide assistance to the Manager Corporate Services with administering the financial resources of the school including undertaking account and GST coding, reconciliations, invoice processing, and BAS/FREDA returns. The capacity to assist with month-end procedures is desirable. You will ideally have experience, knowledge and skills to provide support with end of year rollovers and setting up new calendar years in Integris.

The ability to use computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spread sheets and word processing is highly desirable. Our school currently uses Skoolbag, Seesaw, and Connect.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  • experience in providing effective administrative support with the ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • experience in financial processes and procedures, including the handling of debtors, creditors, reconciliations, and /or preparing financial returns.
  • ability in using computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • good verbal and written communication skills and experience in the application of customer service principles and practices.
  • good interpersonal skills and ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment.

Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Churchlands Primary School can be found by visiting or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Kim Fraser, Principal by telephoning (08) 0400994926 or emailing

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Eligibility and training requirements

Employees will be required to:

  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 2 August 2021




applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
applicant resource - information for applicants mar2020.pdf
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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.2-1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-02 4:30 PM