Manager Corporate Services

$89,047 - $97,994 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Albany WA, Australia
  • 28 May, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management – Schools

Job Description

Independent Public School - Southwest Education Region
Albany Senior High School
Manager Corporate Services
Level 5, $89,047 - $97,994 per annum (PSCA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS684541

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2021 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency

Albany Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and motivated Manager Corporate Services to join their friendly and supportive team.

As the Manager Corporate Services the successful applicant will work closely with the Principal to establish and be responsible for the financial, physical and human resource processes of the school. The successful applicant will possess a solution focused approach to management and have a growth mindset.

The successful applicant will ensure that effective financial administration of the school's business operations is delivered, including financial processing and reporting to ensure achievement of the school's strategic and corporate financial objectives.

They will also provide operational input to the development of the financial aspects of the school business and marketing plans and monitor the school’s performance against the plans.

The successful applicant will provide effective human resource management, including direct line management of school support staff. As a member of the executive and leadership team, applicants will have the capacity to develop strong relationships, to lead a large team of support and Corporate Services staff and work with the executive and leadership teams to recruit, supervise and manage school support staff.

The ability to work in a collaborative team environment committed to building quality communication with all stakeholders, and developing strong community relationships and links is essential. Applicants will ideally possess outstanding oral, written, interpersonal, communication, analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills.

Albany SHS has a long and proud tradition of high academic achievement, sporting excellence and a comprehensive cultural life in the school. The school forms an integral part of the fabric of Albany, and together we celebrate our students’ many achievements.

The community highly values the school’s contribution to the many young people in its care. Our students are happy, friendly, and hardworking and are prepared to be involved in a range of academic, cultural and sporting pursuits.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  • High-level human resource management skills, including the ability to develop and/or apply human resource management practices and processes.
  • High-level financial management skills, including budget preparation and the ability to understand and apply financial and accounting practices and procedures.
  • High-level written communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in the application of high-level customer service principles and practices.
  • Experience in effective leadership of a team.
  • The ability to provide high-level human resource consultancy and financial advice in the development, implementation and management of business and marketing plans.
  • Well-developed problem solving and risk management skills, including the ability to provide innovative solutions to strategic and complex problems and issues.

Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Albany Senior High School can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Melissa Walker, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Albany, by telephoning (08) 9841 0444 or emailing

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A five (5) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


Employees will be required to:

  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 16 June 2021




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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2021-06-16 4:30 PM


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Job Closing Date

16 Jun, 2021