School Administrative Officer - Part Time - Ongoing - Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts

Job Description


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

A 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)

Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts is a secondary school with an enrolment of approximately 1205 students, including 65 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The school has the twin goals of academic excellence and excellence in the performing arts. School priorities include Educational Impact, Community Connections and Connect Succeed Thrive - Contemporary Wellbeing. Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts has a strong community reputation for success both academically and in the arts. The school boasts a comprehensive sporting program and offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities. The staff is committed and caring and there is a balance of early career and highly experienced teachers. Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts also has a Hearing Unit located on-site and an Emotional Disturbance Unit (Smith Street) located off site.

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

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