Small Schools Business Manager - Bollon State School

$17,581 - $19,509 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Bollon QLD, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Part time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Bollon State School are now accepting applications for a motivated and innovative Small Schools Business Manager to join the team on a permanent, part-time basis (0.27 FTE). As the Small Schools Business Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the effective and efficient administrative management of the school by providing corporate services and administrative support to the Principal. You will work within well-defined guidelines to provide advice and offer solutions to key stakeholders on business related problems and have responsibility for autonomously delivering on priorities, seeking expert advice, adapting processes, problem solving and providing solutions according to clear outcomes with regular guidance by the Principal. The Small Schools Business Manager reports to the Principal or nominated delegate.

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO3
Workplace Location South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/DSR390277/21P
Closing date 25-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $17581 - $19509
Fortnightly salary $673.89 - $747.79
Job duration  
Contact person Shontelle Lewis
Contact details 0477 378 680
Access the National Relay Service

About the school
Located 114 kilometres west of St George in South-West Queensland, Bollon State School is a small, one-teacher school providing education to the children of Bollon and the surrounding area. We are very proud of being able to provide a high quality education to our students. The students are fortunate to have beautiful grounds in which to spend their lunch breaks playing. Staffing at Bollon currently consists of: the teaching principal, three teacher aides, administration support, a grounds person and cleaner, all are committed to providing excellent learning experiences for our students.

Your role
As the Small Schools Business Manager you will have responsibility for, but not limited to the following:

  • Operate autonomously to undertake day to day office procedures within well-defined policies, and utilise information and management systems to support effective and efficient reporting and administration.
  • 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. 
  • Oversee the signatories/approval of timesheets, leave applications, rosters, and arrange relief for school support staff, and organise, undertake and coordinate the recruitment, induction and training of school support staff. 
  • Assist the Principal with the preparation of the school budget and administer day to day financial matters, input and export data to/from OneSchool for the Principal, to assist with budgeting and financial management.
  • Assist the Principal with the management and coordination of school resources, assets and facilities, engage external advice where appropriate and offer problem resolution support.
  • Arrange technical support/maintenance as required with regard to the operation of computers, ipads, digital whiteboards, scanning and other technology/equipment.
  • Prepare minutes of meetings, policy documents, reports, forms, newsletters, prospectuses, memorandums, examination papers, class notes and school Annual Reports; draft, check and process correspondence, with guidance from the Principal concerning correspondence of a non-routine nature.

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 including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 1 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

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. 


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

25 Oct, 2021