Full Time Ongoing, School Administrative Officer - Arthur Phillip High School

$35.58 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Arthur Phillip High School, Macquarie Street, Parramatta NSW, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
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: 00008W5F
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: 8855 8100 - Peter Murkins
Closing date: 27/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Parramatta
Staffing area: Parramatta
School name: Arthur Phillip High School
FTE: 1.000


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

  • Working with Children Check Clearance
  • First Aid Certificate or willingness to undertake First Aid training.
  • 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.


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 meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements 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.

Special Notes
About the NSW Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team (dandi@det.nsw.edu.au) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion

Additional School Information (Optional)

This outstanding opportunity is located at the new Arthur Phillip High School (opened in 2020). The school is part of the NSW Government’s major commitment to redevelop and expand Arthur Phillip High School and Parramatta Public School into new state-of-the-art education centres.

Arthur Phillip High School is the first future-focused high rise city school in NSW. Arthur Phillip High School is situated in the progressive and rapidly expanding CBD of the city of Parramatta, bringing an exciting and dynamic energy to the school. The school is culturally diverse and has a student population of 1300 with 91% having English as an additional language or dialect (representing over 40 different cultures) and a support unit of 43 students.

The school facilities incorporate future-focused, flexible teaching spaces with adaptable/moveable furniture and room configurations. The learning spaces are technology-rich to serve multiple learning contexts from large class groups to small clusters, providing excellent opportunities for innovation, collaboration, personalised and individualised learning.

The building design incorporates science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) areas, fitness labs for physical education classes, and wet and dry studios for music instruction and practice.

The school excels in value-added data, ensuring students are well equipped for the ever-changing landscape of the future.

The 2021-2022 School Improvement Plan focuses on student growth and achievement through best classroom practice informed by authentic data analysis. For further information go to the school website https://arthurphil-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/

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 iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

27 May, 2022