Full Time Ongoing General Assistant - Galungara Public School

$35,995 - $55,028 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Blacktown NSW, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services Other

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS GSE

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008MZY
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: The salary range for this position is $35,995.00 - $46,277 (up to 20 years of age) then $51,420 - $55,028.00 per annum (pro rata for part time roles). The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 9852 6000 - Tracy Anderson
Closing date: 03/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: The Ponds
Staffing area: Blacktown
School name: Galungara 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

This role is vital to the maintenance and upkeep of departmental schools.

To be successful in the role you will need to have good planning and prioritising skills and good communication skills to work effectively with others.

You will perform a range of tasks relating to the routine maintenance and upkeep of a Departmental School/grounds. The role may assist with the set up and removal of furniture and equipment for school activities. You will identify and report maintenance and safety issues. You will receive, store and distribute supplies and monitor equipment and report faults.

Talent Pool

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of candidates who have undergone an assessment process and have been identified as suitable for this role or similar roles for a period of 12 months. Being part of a talent pool means that you may be considered for ongoing or temporary employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career. 


From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.

Additional School Information (Optional)

Galungara Public School is a newly established school in Schofields, located in the Blacktown Local Government Area. Our school aspires to be outstanding through the purposeful creation of innovative learning environments that promote the development of creative and critical thinkers capable of deep inquiry. This encompasses the utilisation of technology-based platforms to engage in teaching and learning and a commitment to collaborative teaching in flexible learning spaces. With an enrolment of 324 students K-6, including those from non-English speaking backgrounds and students who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, along with three classes that cater for students with disabilities Galungara Public prides itself on its inclusive environment.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role please apply online and attach a covering letter (max 2 pages) and your resume (max 5 pages) which clearly details how your capabilities, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees.

You must answer both targeted questions which should be included in your cover letter.

We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your responses with this in mind.

Note: it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via iworkfor.nsw No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

If you are successfully progressed to interview, you will be required to provide your proof of identity information and complete a CRIMTRAC declaration. As this is a child-related position, you will also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check/


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

03 Dec, 2021