Correspondence and Administrative Officer

$87,493 - $107,497 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Parramatta NSW 2150, Australia
  • 17 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education
Job category:

Administration and Clerical

Job location:

Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West

Job reference number: 00008YYF
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: $107,497. Package includes salary ($87,493 - $96,540), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: - Mary Fitzpatrick
Closing date: 03/07/2022 - 11:59 PM


Great opportunity for Correspondence and Administrative Officer

  • Temporary Full-Time up to 30 June 2025
  • Location: Parramatta (Flexible)
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • 35 hour week

About the 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.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

The Curriculum & Reform business unit are recruiting a Correspondence and Administrative Officer to join the NSW Curriculum Reform Program. The program will deliver a new curriculum for Kindergarten to Year 12. The new curriculum is being developed by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).

About the role

The role provides a range of high-level administrative and correspondence support to the unit to support and facilitate the delivery of business operations to agreed standards.

For further information please view the role description

Key knowledge and experience

Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

Essential requirements of the role

Hold a current and valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) (for paid employment)

About you
To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Sound knowledge of the operations, activities and priorities of the Department and
  • Government, and of Government policies and procedures
  • Experience in high level executive support and administration with skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to set own priorities to make day to day decisions in relation to work to achieve deadlines

How to apply
When applying you will need to:

Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as well as providing answers to the 2 pre-screening questions below:

Describe your approach to successfully managing competing demands and time bound commitments while maintaining an effective level of support and delivering high quality outcomes.

Communication and active listening are key to ensuring that we are best able to assist those around us. How do you ensure that you understand the needs of stakeholders? Please provide an example.

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check.

This is a child-related role. As a condition of employment you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number and complete a National Criminal Record Check. Visit the website for more information.

Closing date: 30 June 2022 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact Mary Fitzpatrick at