School Administrative Officer, Full Time Ongoing - Riverstone High School

$34.87 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 14 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008CAL
Number of Positions: 2
Total Remuneration Package: The hourly rate for this position is $34.87. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 02 9627 1484 - Kellie Steel
Closing Date: 28/07/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Quakers Hill
Staffing Area: Blacktown
School Name: Riverstone High 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

A School Administrative Officer provides administrative, financial and student welfare/wellbeing support and assistance in relation to office and classroom activities, including but not limited to the following school settings: the office, sick bay, library, science laboratory, and food technology/kitchen areas.

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 capacity to work effectively as part of a team.
  2. Administration skills including a knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Office.
  3. Effective oral and written communication skills
  4. Ability to meet deadlines.
  5. Ability to work with teachers and students.
  6. Ability to perform tasks in one or more of the following areas: office procedures; accounting procedures; sick bay; hospitality and /or design and technology; science.

Additional School Information 

Riverstone High School is a co-educational 7-12 high school situated in the north-west growth corridor of Sydney and is one of four high schools in the Nirimba Collegiate. As of 2021, Riverstone High School has a year 11 cohort and will return to a full 7-12 setting in 2022. There are currently 503 students enrolled, including 56 Aboriginal students and 53 students in the well regarded Support Unit, comprising of two classes for students with mild intellectual disability and three multi-categorical classes. The school has strong links with partner primary schools at Riverstone, Schofields, Marsden Park and Vineyard, has two new partner primary schools in Galungara PS and Northbourne PS and is an integral member of the Nirimba Learning Community. Riverstone High School is strongly supported by the local community, with many students having a multi-generational connection to the school. Rapid expansion of local infrastructure and a school refurbishment program are having a significant impact on the school community and enrolments are expected to continue to increase.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply online and attach your resume and covering letter, which clearly details how your skills, qualifications, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role.  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 candidates submit their applications online via No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.



Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

28 Jul, 2021