Network Administrator

$80,452 - $84,797 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Kinross WA, Australia
  • 19 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Information Management

Job Description

Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Kinross College
Network Administrator
Level 4, $80,452 - $84,797 per annum (PSCA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS691207

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2021

Kinross College is seeking an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Network Administrator for appointment to a permanent full-time position.

The focus of this very busy role is to maintain the school network and provide network administration throughout the school, ensuring the delivery of the appropriate technology to provide planned education programs that encourage a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

The suitable applicant will ideally have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish strong working relationships with external software and hardware suppliers to assist in the effective resolution of any network administration issues; strong organisational skills and be able to work well under pressure, whilst managing a very busy team environment.

In addition, suitable applicants would ideally have high level technical skills with the ability to analyse IT problems and develop and implement solutions as well as a strong background and knowledge with PC and Mac platforms to enable delivery of planned educational programs. Your understanding of technology includes research to keep up to date with technology trends and new programs/software that will enhance our teaching and learning environment. You will be required to provide training, advice on technical issues associated with the network administration and support to staff and students.

Applicants will have the capacity to transfer their knowledge and skills in the context of this position when addressing the key responsibilities as outlined below.

The successful applicant will work in an environment committed to whole school approaches, self-reflection and continuous self-improvement. You will work autonomously as well as with technical and other staff.

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):

  • Skills and experience in administering a computer network and facilitating access to applications.
  • Knowledge of hardware, software and other information technology resources including software licensing and Information Technology copyright obligations and regulations.
  • Organisational skills with the ability to work with limited supervision and prioritise duties in a demanding environment.
  • Conceptual and analytical skills relevant to computer support.
  • Well-developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to consult and negotiate with users on issues relevant to network administration.
  • Well-developed written communication skills with the ability to develop and implement user-training procedures.

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 Kinross College can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:

Please contact Heather Butler, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning (08) 9233 6700 or emailing .

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 covering letter
  • A six (6) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV 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.


Employees will be required to:

  • hold relevant tertiary qualifications in a related discipline and/or an equivalent level of skills, knowledge and experience.
  • 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.
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 29 July 2021




applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
applicant resource - information for applicants mar2020.pdf
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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2021-07-29 4:30 PM


Not Applicable

School Type

College or Tertiary

Job Closing Date

29 Jul, 2021