School Administrative Officer, Full Time Ongoing - Dundas Public School

$35.58 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Dundas NSW, Australia
  • 12 Oct, 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: 00008GLH
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The hourly rate for this position is $35.58. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 9638 2813 - Leslie Shipley
Closing Date: 25/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Carlingford
Staffing Area: Parramatta
School Name: Dundas Public 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

  1. Working with Children Check Clearance
  2. First Aid Certificate or willingness to undertake First Aid training.
  3. Administration of Medications – training to be provided based on student needs.

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Administration skills including a knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Office.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with teachers and students.
  • 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 (Optional)
Located in the Carlingford network, Dundas Public School is a dynamic K–6 school established in 1951. The school is set in a residential location and features include spacious, leafy surrounds. Dundas Public School has 350 students including 68% from language backgrounds other than English. A wide variety of cultural groups are represented within the school community, primarily Korean, Chinese and Indian.

The school is dedicated to maximising student learning outcomes through quality, explicit instruction across all key learning areas. School priorities include literacy, numeracy, assessment and student wellbeing. The school enjoys a cohesive mix of experienced and early career teachers who have high expectations of their students. Our teachers focus on quality teaching, collaboration, collegiality, team work and high expectations. Staff work together to foster a quality learning environment that reflects our school values of safety, respect and learning.

The school has a reputation as being an inclusive and caring place where students are engaged and happy at school. It enjoys close links with the local community and has an active P & C.

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.


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Job Closing Date

25 Oct, 2021