Full Time Ongoing, School Administrative Manager, Level 4 - Hurlstone Agricultural High School

$44.80 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Glenfield NSW 2167, Australia
  • 06 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008VVG
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: The hourly rate for this position is $44.80. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 02 98299222 - Mai Ni Pham
Closing date: 18/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Glenfield
Staffing area: Liverpool
School name: Hurlstone Agricultural High 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, business services manager, 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 meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements prior to the Department of Education finalizing 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.

Special Notes
About the NSW Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team (dandi@det.nsw.edu.au) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion

Additional School Information (Optional)

Hurlstone Agricultural High School has an enrolment of 994 students, including 2 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students and 481 English as an additional language or dialect language students. Hurlstone Agricultural High School is the only NSW Government fully selective, coeducational, agricultural, boarding high school. It is located in Glenfield, 36 km south west of the Sydney central business district.

The school nurtures the whole child in an inclusive environment where high potential and gifted learners are known, valued and cared for. Student voice is active and dynamic.

Students give back to the community in numerous ways including extensive CAPA, Sports and Agricultural Programs, SRC, Interact, Student Union, Enviro Club, debating, mentoring and other leadership development programs highlighted by an exceptional prefect body.

The school is strongly supported by an engaged and active Parents and Citizens' Association, Boarder Parent Welfare and alumni network.

Our staff provide a dynamic, creative, innovative, collaborative and differentiated curriculum and fosters connected partnerships to maximize student engagement.

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.