Full Time Temporary, Administrative Support Officer - Secondary College of Languages

$66,298 - $72,077 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Secondary College of Languages, Phillip Street, Parramatta NSW, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS GSE

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00009280
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: The salary range for this position is $66,298 - $72,077 per annum (pro rata for part time roles). The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 78143725 - Martina Naso
Closing date: 18/08/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Gordon
Staffing area: Ryde
School name: Secondary College of Languages
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

The Administrative Support Officer position provides administrative services to support the effective and efficient operation of the school utilising finance, electronic filing and records management, word processing and database systems.

The role provides high quality customer service support within the school and to other departmental and external stakeholders

Click here for the role description

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 18 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.

Special Notes

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)

The Secondary College of Languages is a unique and dynamic College, established in 1978 to provide a pathway for students to learn their heritage language when that language is not offered at their own school. Classes in 23 languages are available to students in Years 5-12 from public schools and other educational providers.

Across our 14 Campuses we provide diverse and vibrant learning environments where every student connects linguistically and culturally. Our students are motivated to grow their intercultural understanding and achieve excellence in their language learning.  

Our College has a history of outstanding academic results, with 70% of our students achieving in the top two bands for the Higher School Certificate. Every year approximately 20 students are awarded First In Course and around 80 students are recognised as Top Achievers, placing in the top 5 in the state.  

Staff, students and families work in partnership to ensure that the languages education received at our College is of exceptional quality.

Our passionate teachers are all NSW Department of Education-qualified and participate in extensive professional learning that keeps them at the forefront of languages pedagogy.

How to Apply
To apply for this role, please submit in either Word or PDF format:

1. A cover letter (max 2 pages)

  • demonstrating how your skills, knowledge and professional experience meet the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description  

2. A target question response (maximum 300 words per target question)

  • answering the two targeted questions below 

3. A current resume (max 5 pages)

  • including name, phone number/s and email for two professional referees 

4. Copies of your qualifications and/or academic transcripts 

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

  1. Proof of Identity information
  2. Informed Consent Form
  3. Declaration for child-related work


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

18 Aug, 2022