Administrative Officer (AAEP) - Sunnybank Special School

$51,292 - $61,078 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Sunnybank Special School is looking for a dedicated, caring and compassionate person to contribute to the effective and efficient administrative management of our school by providing relevant and timely administrative support to the Principal, Deputy Principal and Business Manager. You will work within existing guidelines to provide basic resolution of problems by reference to established procedure, consulting the Principal or Business Manager for matters that are more complex or non-routine.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO2
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MER390697/21T
Closing date 27-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $51292 - $61078
Fortnightly salary $1966.00 - $2341.10
Job duration A period of 11 months unless otherwise determined
Contact person Alexandra Wallace
Contact details (07) 3323 2888

About the School:

Sunnybank State Special School provides individualised education programs for students with disabilities, both on the school campus and in community settings. These programs aim to develop each student's skills and abilities in independent living, academic and work skills and foster their functioning as a valued member of the community. Sunnybank Special School delivers quality education for students with a range of disabilities, in a supportive environment.  Sunnybank Special School is a dynamic and growing school that provides educational programs for students aged from three to eighteen years of age. We are located in Sunnybank, Brisbane. The students are drawn from surrounding suburbs of Acacia Ridge, Coopers Plains, Salisbury, Eight Mile Plains, Archerfield and Rocklea. All students who attend the school are diagnosed with an intellectual disability. Over 70% of these students have a dual diagnosis of Intellectual Disability and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The school community has a very diverse multi-cultural background, with 80% of students coming from Non- English speaking, refugee or migrant backgrounds.

About the Role:
As the Administration Officer you will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Attendance, Roll Marking, SMS via Infoways
  • Replacing Teacher Aide absences
  • Reception (telephone and counter enquiries)
  • Accounts Receivable including invoicing and administrating the SRS (School Resource Scheme), Receipting and banking using the Departments Finance Module (Agresso) in OneSchool
  • Responsible for Teacher Aide ADO agreements and monitoring Teacher Aide Timesheets - using TLM attendance
  • Casual Teacher Aide, Cleaner & Schools Officer Salary Claims
  • General administration and filing
  • Data Entry - Maintaining school records such as incident reports - entering enrolment data into OneSchool
  • Maintain and update Parent & Staff Handbooks
  • Support to BM, DP and Principal

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability to quickly acquire knowledge and understanding of school operations
  • A Sound knowledge of and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate with empathy and influence in order to address problems and obtain cooperation and assistance in meeting required objectives
  • OneSchool and Agresso experience will be highly regarded

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 2 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.


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Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021