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School Administrative Officer - Full Time - Ongoing - Baulkham Hills High School.

NSW Department of Education - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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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.
Special Notes

This position will involve work in the Technology Faculty specifically including Home Economics, Textiles & Design & Food Technology.

Additional School Information (Optional)

Baulkham Hills High School is a coeducational academically selective school with a support unit located in the North West of Sydney. The Support Unit caters for students with mild/moderate intellectual disability and autism. The school is culturally diverse and has an enrolment of 1,231 with 94% of students from a language background other than English. Entry into Year 7 is via an entrance examination which is conducted by the Selective High Schools and Opportunity Class Placement Unit of Department of Education. Entry into available places in Years 8 to 12 is determined by the school and is based on evidence of consistent academic excellence at the applicant’s former school. Students are encouraged to be well-rounded individuals and to participate in leadership opportunities, bands programs, cadets, sporting pursuits, Duke of Edinburgh award and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Committed staff support the learning and wellbeing needs of both high potential and gifted students and students with learning support needs. The school places a strong emphasis on academic excellence and providing a broad curriculum. Other focus areas include growth mindset, wellbeing and the development of social responsibility.

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 iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.

No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

Targeted Question 1

Provide an example of how you would prioritise tasks involving the kitchen procedure to ensure deadlines are met.

Targeted Question 2

Outline your understanding of a Technology & Applied Studies Assistant with particular focus on how you would support classroom teachers in Food Technology, Textiles & Design & Home Economics, and the skills that you would bring to the assistant role.