School Secretary - Macquarie Primary School
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 07 July 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 4
Salary: $72,272 - $78,254 plus superannuation
Position No: 45494
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 30 June 2020
Contact Officer: Ann Walker on Ann.Walker@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 1550

Details: Macquarie Primary School is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic School Secretary. As School Secretary, you are the first point of contact for parents/carers, students and a wide range of stakeholders.

You will work closely with all members of the school community including students, parents, staff, Principal, Business Manager and Executive Team.

Your duties will include management of front office counter, answering the phone, responding to queries, administering first aid and records management.

In addition, you will be responsible for the daily management of student attendance, student enrolment process, coordination of school excursions, updating school website, supporting the Business Manager with financial management and the executive team with the reporting process, monitoring student wellbeing and communication with school community.

The applicant will have high level interpersonal skills and be able to remain calm under pressure. Experience in the use of School Administration System (SAS) and MAZE as well as Word, Excel and Outlook is essential. The applicant should be able to prioritise and manage workflow.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Current First Aid including CPR is essential
  • Knowledge of School Administration System and attendance and reporting processes.
  • Knowledge of MAZE - school based database system
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.

Note: Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

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.

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