Director of First Impressions

$58,230 - $64,299 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Gungahlin ACT, Australia
  • 09 Jun, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 22 June 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 2
Salary: $58,230 - $64,299 plus superannuation
Position No: 52197
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Ann-Marie Pesticcio on or (02) 6142 2800

Details: Margaret Hendry School is a fast-growing P-6 school in Gungahlin. We are seeking a friendly, energetic and motivated ‘Director of First Impressions’ to join our team. The applicant will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks that support our efficient, flexible and responsive front office. They will contribute to the efficiency of a customer focused team and demonstrate competence in managing and prioritising administrative tasks. Proficient use of Information Technology (IT) software and equipment is required for standard correspondence, data entry, records management, photocopying, first aid and provide support to the school team. The successful applicant will possess strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with all members of staff, children, families and the wider school community. Are you the person that will have a positive impact on our children and community? Then we want to meet you!

This is a full-time ASO2 position. The standard working hours for the role are 8:30am-4:21pm, Monday – Friday.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:


  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 maybe required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -

Highly Desirable:

  • First Aid Certificate or a willingness to undertake appropriate training.


  • Knowledge of the ACT Education Directorate school administration system (SAS) or equivalent

Relevant Skills and Abilities:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively with staff, children and families
  • Organisational skills including the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work with and relate to children
  • Administrative skills including keyboard skills; and the ability to operate a variety of computer programs
  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently when necessary
  • Ability to apply equity, diversity, workplace health and safety, and participative management principles and practices in the workplace

Notes: This is a temporary position available from 12 July 2021 to 17 December 2021, with possibility of extension and/or permanency.

How to Apply: Please provide a response to the Selection Criteria outlined in the attached Position Description, including a current curriculum vitae and contact details of referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


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Job Closing Date

22 Jun, 2021