Administration Officer

$87,493 - $96,540 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Deniliquin NSW, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022
Full time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education
Job category:

Administration and Clerical

Job location:

Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray

Job reference number: 000092CW
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: $87,493.00 - $96,540.00
Contact: 0427 846 212 - Katie Stoddard
Closing date: 17/08/2022 - 11:59 PM


  • Temporary Full-Time up to 31 January 2023
  • Location: Deniliquin

About the 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.

The School Performance Division leads and directs the operations of more than 2200 NSW public schools to maximise the academic achievements of all students and create a culture of success, learning and a desire to achieve, underpinned by innovative, adaptive and supportive strategies that also supports the quality of teaching and educational leadership at the school level.

The division is responsible for managing policy, strategies and operations that support principals, teachers and students in preschools, infants, primary, secondary, central and community schools, specialist and comprehensive schools, specific purpose schools, intensive English and environmental education centres.

The overarching goal of School Performance Division is to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students in our public schools from preschool to year 12.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education.

About the role

As the Administration Officer, you will provide high level executive and administrative support to senior officers in School Performance Division to ensure that public schools are supported in a targeted, timely and effective manner.

Your role will facilitate professional support by managing both internal and external stakeholder relationships and delivers business operations to agreed standards.

For further information please view the role description.

Essential requirements of the role

Hold a valid clearance to work with children (Working with Children Check) for paid employment.

Key knowledge and experience

Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department's Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

About you

We are looking for an individual with a ‘can-do’ attitude who enjoys working in a busy and fast-paced environment. Your ability to be flexible and balance competing priorities and demands will ensure your success in this role.

You will also have the following attributes:

Excellent communication skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders
Strong time management skills to meet conflicting and critical deadlines
High level of attention to detail


We offer a wide range of benefits and an opportunity to be part of a purpose-led organisation to make a difference.

Our incentives include:

  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week

How to apply
When applying you will need to:

  • Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as well as providing answers to the 2 pre-screening questions below:

Targeted Question 1

  • High level communication skills are vital in this position.  Please outline and provide an example of your ability to communication effectively with customers. (300 words maximum)

Targeted Question 2

Strong time management skills are essential.  Please outline and provide an example of your experience to manage conflicting deadlines. (300 words maximum)

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check.

This is a child-related role. As a condition of employment you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number and complete a National Criminal Record Check. Visit the website for more information.

Closing date:  Wednesday 17 August 2022 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact Katie Stoddard at 0427 846 212 or


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

17 Aug, 2022