Full Time Ongoing School Administrative Manager, Level 3 - Glen Innes Public School

$43.48 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Glen Innes NSW 2370, Australia
  • 26 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008N14 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: 02 6732 2577 - Christine Dorward Closing date: 10/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Northern Tablelands Staffing area: Armidale School name: Glen Innes Public School FTE: 1.000


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 

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

Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Capacity to supervise staff.

Demonstrated capacity to exercise initiative, organise resources and meet deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to undertake financial and accounting responsibilities including use of computerised financial/administrative systems.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to manage an office.

Ability to interact with school staff, students and members of the school community.

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)

Glen Innes Public School is situated in the NSW Northern Tablelands, traditional land of the Ngoorabul people. Glen Innes is a rural community 100km to the north of Armidale on the New England Highway. The major economic base for the community relies on sheep and cattle grazing as well as additional industries. The school was established in 1875. It features extensive grounds, a significant environmental creek area and a range of architectural styles from its oldest building, a former church (1870). The school is well resourced with faculties including: a wellbeing centre, a multi-purpose court, a sensory space, kitchen garden and music room. The school currently provides for 400 students from Kindergarten to Year 6 including a support class. Approximately 25% of the students identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background. Students come to school from homes based in the township of Glen Innes, from rural holdings in the surrounding shire and from the smaller villages, whose residents use Glen Innes as their major goods and services centre. The school has strong transition programs for students entering Kindergarten, Year 3 and moving into High School. Glen Innes Public School offers a range of high quality educational and wellbeing programs that improve student outcomes, including: Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL), Kitchen Garden Cooking program, NECOM supported school band, Learning and Support Programs and various sporting opportunities.   As a result of a thorough Situational Analysis, the school has identified key areas for future growth. These include continually improving student learning with a focus on reading, numeracy, attendance and wellbeing, empowering teachers to enrich their pedagogy and practice, and to develop the skills of school leaders to be strong, strategic and effective.

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.

Targeted Question 1

How would you ensure SASS are multi-skilled and working as a team?

Targeted Question 2

How would you familiarise yourself with the financial position of the school?