Full Time Ongoing School Administrative Manager, Level 3 - Kegworth Public School

$43.48 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Leichhardt NSW 2040, Australia
  • 22 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008LGR Number of positions: 1 Total remuneration package: The hourly rate for this position is $43.48. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading. Contact: 95697320 - Belinda PERIH Closing date: 06/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Iron Cove Staffing area: Port Jackson School name: Kegworth Public School FTE: 1.000


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 

The School Administrative Manager is responsible for the efficient management of school financial and administrative systems, as well as supervision and training of school administration officers. Manages the provision of support for school activities and routines, including student welfare and wellbeing, and works with the school principal, the school executive and teaching staff as required.

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 ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  2. Capacity to supervise staff.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to exercise initiative, organise resources and meet deadlines.
  4. Demonstrated ability to undertake financial and accounting responsibilities including use of computerised financial/administrative systems.
  5. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  6. Demonstrated ability to manage an office.
  7. Ability to interact with school staff, students and members of the school community.
  8. Knowledge of and commitment to the department’s Aboriginal education policies


From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.

Additional School Information (Optional)

Kegworth Public School services students from the local community and beyond. Located in the Inner West, Kegworth acknowledges the Cadigal and Wangal people, who are the traditional owners of the land and pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging. Kegworth is a vibrant school, fostering a culture that enables students to develop as active, responsible learners in an ever changing and technologically demanding society. Our P – 6 students come from a wide range of diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander (2.9%) and LBOTE (26%) Our school staff comprises of recently accredited and experienced teaching and non-teaching staff who are committed to ongoing professional learning and delivering high quality teaching and learning programs, with a strong focus to improving student learning outcomes. Students can participate in a range of learning programs and extra-curricular activities including specialist music, community language (Italian), environment and sustainability, Indigenous knowledge through collaboration with community. Kegworth Public School is recognised locally for its genuine partnership with students and supportive parent and school community. The school prides itself on its friendly and welcoming atmosphere both in the classroom and across the entire school community.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below.  You will need to attach a covering letter (max. 3 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages), in either Word or PDF format, that demonstrates how your skills, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role in accordance with the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Statement of Duties. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees. 

If there are targeted questions, you must respond to these (maximum 300 words) and include in your covering letter.

Note:  It is a requirement that all applicants submit their applications online on iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.  No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.