School Officer

$26,264 - $43,556 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Medina WA, Australia
  • 14 Jul, 2021
Part time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Medina Primary School
School Officer
00007254
Level 1, $26,264 - $43,556 per annum (under 21 years) & $49,639 - $57,514 per annum (21 years and over) (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS692824

This is a permanent part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2021

Medina Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a hardworking and motivated School Officer to join our friendly and supportive team.

As a School Officer you will be the first point of contact for our school and will be responsible for completing administrative duties including greeting all visitors, answering the telephone and responding to routine enquiries and requests for information. The successful applicant will have a friendly, positive and caring attitude and possess the qualities to promote excellence within our school and to interact with parents and the wider community.

The successful applicant will ideally possess attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines and work well within a team environment. You will ideally model effective and quality customer and administrative support service delivery and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work in collaboration with administration team, school support staff, our school community and teaching staff. In addition, you will support student-related activities such as assisting with student enrolment procedures and operate a range of software packages particularly databases and word processing.

Medina PS is an Independent Public School located in Kwinana, catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Medina PS values its rich cultural diversity. At Medina we value family and community. You can find students of all ages learning and playing happily together in the classroom and playground. Class sizes are small and well resourced.

Medina PS has specialist programs Science, Art, Digital Technologies and Physical Education. The school has a strong partnership with the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) and students participate in their Crescendo Music Program. Literacy and Numeracy continue to be the two major priorities for the school, with the school receiving significant funding through the Federal Government's National Partnerships Initiative.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

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

  • Experience in providing general office administrative support with ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Ability to use computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including application of customer service principles and practices.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Applications will be assessed against these work related (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 Medina Primary School can be found by visiting medinaps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Karen Davey, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6174 1100 or emailing Karen.Davey1@education.wa.edu.au.

During the school holiday period, please contact Karen Davey on 0402 227 490.

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 four (4) 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:

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
  • 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; and
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 6 August 2021.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

ATTACHMENTS:

applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
applicant resource - information for applicants nov18.pdf
jdf - school officer - schools - min l1 - jan 2021.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.8
LOCATION: Medina
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-06 4:30 PM

Subject

Not Applicable

School Type

Primary

Job Closing Date

06 Aug, 2021