School Finance Secretary-Mater Dei Catholic Primary School, Ashgrove West, Ashgrove

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Mater Dei Primary SchoolAshgrove
Date posted:
Start date: 7 May 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The successful applicant will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • currently hold or be eligible to hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

Mater Dei Catholic Primary School, Ashgrove West is seeking a part-time Finance Officer for 28 hours per week, preferably over four days. The Finance Officer assists the Principal and School Leadership Team in a wide variety of administrative and financial tasks to support the financial operations of the School. Brisbane Catholic Education requirements and Government legislation means it is necessary to produce accurate financial figures to meet set deadlines. Reporting to and under the direction of the Principal, the Finance Officer role coordinates the financial administration activities and provides key support to ensure the school delivers on these deadlines through the role’s interaction with staff and members of the school community. The successful applicant will show initiative, be able to work as a member of a team, be a skilful negotiator and be able to liaise with the school’s clients with empathy. They will be highly organized and be able to demonstrate sound judgement and discretion. Experience with the BCE finance system AX Dynamics would be highly desirable, but not essential.

Hidden in the leafy suburb of Ashgrove West, Mater Dei offers a co-educational, contemporary learning and teaching environment filled with joy and laughter. Our school’s motto “Caritas” – Care and Concern for Others permeates all aspects of school life.  We provide an academically rigorous curriculum where passionate and dedicated teachers know and expertly guide every child in making progress and achievement of individual learning goals.  We are unreservedly committed to academic excellence in literacy and numeracy and are equally dedicated to the arts, technology, languages and sports.  Innovation unleashes the extraordinary and Mater Dei students are encouraged to be bold, curious, creative and independent thinkers. We are a hope-filled community where Gospel values weave between and among our relationships and daily experiences.

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Estimated Start Date:
  Commencing 7 May 2019

Position Tenure:   Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:  School term weeks - plus additional hours/weeks as negotiated

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):   12 months

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required:   28 hours per week to be spread over four days. Days to be negotiated

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate:   School Officer Level 5, $31.91 - $33.47

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:
  Donna Jones

Contact Telephone Number:   07 35144100

Contact Email:

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More about Mater Dei Primary School
Address: 7 Lynwood Crescent, Ashgrove West, Queensland, QLD 4060, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3514 4100