Corporate Manager

$136,941 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • ACT Government Dickson Office Building, Northbourne Avenue, Dickson ACT, Australia
  • 19/02/2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management – Schools

Job Description

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $130,018 - $146,368 plus superannuation
Position No: 39411
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 February 2020
Contact Officer: Daniel Breen on or (02) 6142 2200

Details: Harrison School is seeking a dynamic corporate manager to lead and manage the business services of a large and complex primary to grade 10 School. The role encompasses leading a collaborative team, utilising distributive leadership and managing school resources to achieve optimal social and educational outcomes and ongoing learning support for all students.

The successful applicant will possess excellent knowledge and understanding of ACT Education Directorate Policies and Processes, outlined in the duty statement below.

  • Lead the compliance, governance, human resourcing, finance and infrastructure responsibilities of Harrison School.
  • Prepare complex correspondence and assist with the development of procedural guidelines aligning to departmental policies.
  • Manage all administration, support and facilities management teams of the School and ensure a high level of administration and support is delivered.
  • Lead and administer the necessary services to support teaching and learning functions.
  • Manage administration services including student services, procurement, community use hirers, ceremonial activities and publications.
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of budgets, estimates and financial returns; monitor commitments and expenditure.
  • Manage the Harrison School buildings, including the preschool, grounds and facilities to ensure maximum benefit is obtained from the resources available.
  • Take responsibility for Health and Safety requirements of the school site
  • Prepare specifications for the efficient and effective maintenance and servicing of the building, grounds and facilities as well as energy usage and emergency services and procedures; organise the letting of these contracts and manage their delivery to ensure specifications are met.
  • Liaise with the Executive Principal and the Senior Executive Team to ensure the building is maintained at a high level of security and serviceability.
  • Be a member of the Senior Executive Team responsible for the operation of Harrison School.

Eligibility/Other requirements: Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 maybe required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -

Notes: This is a temporary position available for a period from 05 April 2021 to 26 January 2022 with the possibility of extension.An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants need to submit an expression of interest comprising of a current curriculum vitae, supporting statement and contact details of two referees. The supporting statement should address the Selection Criteria located in the position description and be written with a focus on the job description specified for the position.

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