Business Manager - Vienna Woods State School

$76,481 - $83,861 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 11 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Vienna Woods State School are now accepting applications for a motivated and enthusiastic Business Manager to join the team on a temporary, full-time basis until 23 June 2022 unless otherwise determined.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO4
Workplace Location Brisbane - East
Job ad reference QLD/SER389979/21T
Closing date 24-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $76481 - $83861
Fortnightly salary $2931.50 - $3214.40
Job duration Until 23 June 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Jackie Fiedler
Contact details (07) 3820 0777
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About the school
Vienna Woods State School is a small school located in expansive grounds in Alexandra Hills in the Redlands. Our school opened in 1985 and our grounds are beautiful and well maintained to create ample play space. Our main focus at Vienna Woods is to ensure that our school is a welcoming one: a place where children enjoy coming to learn; a place where all children, staff and parents truly feel they belong and are valued for the contributions they make to our very special school community. Students, parents and staff at Vienna Woods State School are actively involved in the life of the school and share a commitment to its future development and growth.

Your role
As the Business Manager you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Operate autonomously in the provision of business services to the school.
  • Undertake the day to day supervision and management of school support staff, including monitoring workloads and performance; identifying workforce capability requirements; and role modelling performance standards. In addition, this role will oversee for school support staff the signatories/approval of timesheets, leave applications, rosters, arrange relief; and organise, undertake and coordinate the recruitment, induction and training of school support staff.
  • Support the Principal with the preparation and administration of the budget, undertaking day to day financial activities; seeking external expert financial advice when appropriate; proposing alternatives for managing the school's financial resources; and suggesting courses of action to routine and non-routine financial matters that comply with legislation and policy.
  • Monitor and provide advice to the Principal on facilities and ground maintenance. Manage the purchase, maintenance and repair of resources/equipment in accordance with guidelines, and identify opportunities to generate greater resource sustainability.
  • Demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills, empathy, self-awareness and the ability to build trust when dealing with sensitive situations. Interpret the likely reactions of others to emotional situations and recognise opportunities in which students may be better supported in their school environment.

For a full list of the requirements for this position, please refer to the attached 'Role Description'.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume (maximum 3 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role under "How You Will Be Assessed".

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Employees affected by workplace change will be considered on merit.


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School Type


Job Closing Date

24 Oct, 2021