School Administrative Officer

Job Description


Position InformationThe 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 RoleA School Administrative Officer provides administrative, financial and student welfare/wellbeing support and assistance in relation to office and classroom activities, including but not limited to the following school settings: the office, sick bay, library, science laboratory, and food technology/kitchen areas.
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

Demonstrated capacity to work effectively as part of a team.
Administration skills including a knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Office.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work with teachers and students.
Ability to perform tasks in one or more of the following areas: office procedures; accounting procedures; sick bay; hospitality and /or design and technology; science.
Additional School Information (Optional)Wyndham College provides a range of educational options for Stage 6 students.Wyndham offers a broad range of senior curriculum, supported by an extensive student support program.Wyndham College Is located in Quakers Hill on the Nirimba Education Precinct, and is a comprehensive senior high school and draws students from the three schools within the Nirimba College (Quakers Hill, Riverstone and Seven Hills High Schools). Wyndham College, with It’s reputation for the provision of high-quality education, attracts a significant number of students from non-government schools.In 2021, there are approximately 630 students enrolled in Wyndham College.Of these, approximately 6% students identified as Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islanders.Wyndham College partners within the Nirimba Education Precinct are: Western Sydney University-The College Nirimba Campus, Western Sydney Institute of TAFE (Nirimba College} and the Catholic Education Office Parramatta Diocese (St John Paul II Catholic College).
How to ApplyIf 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 paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

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