School Administrative Officer, Part Time Ongoing - Harrington Public School

$34.87 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Harrington NSW, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021
Part time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Regional NSW
Job Reference Number: 00008CLF
Number of Positions: 1
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: 6556 1267 - Kirsten Cooper
Closing Date: 04/08/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Taree
Staffing Area: Taree
School Name: Harrington Public School
FTE: 0.200

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

Harrington is a school on the mid-north coast with a diverse range of learners within each stage. The school population of 114 students includes 19% of students who identify as Aboriginal. Our learning environments are contemporary and embrace future learning initiatives with proven and increasing levels of engagement in all of our multigrade classrooms. Harrington Public School has a varied dynamic and community which includes low socio-economic, Aboriginal and working professional families. We have a highly attuned wellbeing focus in our school that promotes Positive Behaviour for Learning, high quality educational settings and learning opportunities for all students. We provide many extracurricular opportunities for students that enhance and enrich their learning experiences. We have a highly, enthusiastic and committed staff that provides quality educational opportunities for all our students. We are also an Early Action for Success school which enables us to maintain rigorous and current opportunities for our staff and students through instructional leadership.

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 No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.





Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

04 Aug, 2021