School Administrative Manager, Level 3 - Belmont High School

$42.61 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Belmont NSW, Australia
  • 09 Jun, 2021
Full time - Permanent Management – Schools Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
Job Reference Number: 00008BM4
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The hourly rate for this position is $42.61. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 4945 0600 - Gareth Erskine
Closing Date: 23/06/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Lake Macquarie East
Staffing Area: Lake Macquarie
School Name: Belmont High School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

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 School Administrative Manager is responsible for the efficient management of school financial and administrative systems, as well as supervision and training of school administration officers. Manages the provision of support for school activities and routines, including student welfare and wellbeing, and works with the school principal, the school executive and teaching staff as required.

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

  1. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  2. Capacity to supervise staff.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to exercise initiative, organize resources and meet deadlines.
  4. Demonstrated ability to undertake financial and accounting responsibilities including use of computerized financial/administrative systems.
  5. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  6. Demonstrated ability to manage an office.
  7. Ability to interact with school staff, students and members of the school community.
  8. Knowledge of and commitment to the department’s Aboriginal education policies

Additional School Information 

Belmont High School is a comprehensive, co-educational secondary school located in the eastern suburbs of Lake Macquarie. The school was established as the first high school outside of Newcastle in 1953 and draws its enrolments from the Belmont, Belmont North, Floraville and Jewells communities. Belmont High School is a proud member of the Belmont Learning Community and Minimbah AECG, working in partnership to improve student outcomes. In 2021, the school recorded 826 students, including 80 Aboriginal students and 5 Special Education classes.

Belmont High School has a culture of success in sport and creative and performing arts with high expectations for student academic achievement. The school provides an enrichment stream in Years 7-10 and a Senior Learning Hub operates daily providing support for students in the completion of assessment tasks and study. Students also receive extensive support in accessing School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships and transition to local-industry and tertiary study post-school pathways. The Positive Behaviour for Learning program focuses on developing the qualities of respect, responsibility and resilience in our students.

The school has recently been transformed through a $30 million upgrade completed in 2019, incorporating new student and staff facilities, special education, hospitality and technology learning spaces and administration areas, providing a modern, future focused learning environment.

Looking forward, the school is focused on improving academic growth and achievement, student wellbeing and belonging, with stronger connections to our local community.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply online and attach your resume and covering letter, which clearly details how your skills, qualifications, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role.  It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees. The statement of duties can be accessed here.

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 candidates submit their applications online via No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.



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Job Closing Date

23 Jun, 2021