Senior School Officer - Clerical

St Joseph's Primary SchoolDungog
Location DUNGOG St Joseph's Primary School
Vacancy TypePermanent Part Time
Hours/FTE19.5 Hours
Description The role, Senior School Officer exists to provide:

• a reception service for phone and direct contact externally to and within the school

• general office administration including maintaining student records, typing and preparation of documents, ordering of school requisites and administrative support for staff

• administration of school financial accounts including student debtors, accounts receivable, reconciling accounts, BAS, supplier payments, maintaining budgets and preparation of reports

• support to the school principal
Position Requirements The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle has an abiding commitment to promote the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults - particularly those who participate in the life of the Diocese. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check and, where legislated, hold a Working with Children Check. Diocesan workers are expected to personally adopt and enact the Diocese’s Safeguarding Commitment Statement.
Essential Criteria • support the ethos of Catholic education

• minimum of Certificate III in Accounting / Business or equivalent

• evidence of strong performance and quality of work with previous employer(s)

• a clear understanding of Microsoft Office Suite

• proven knowledge and skills with MS Excel and accounting information systems

• strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

• enthusiasm, proactivity and capacity to adapt

• ability to work in an environment with competing demands where tasks need to be prioritised

• ability to work effectively as part of a team

• Your current Working With Children number must be recorded on your application
Desirable Criteria • experience with TECH One would be an advantage

• minimum of two years relevant experience in finance / accounting

• practising Catholic
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.
Applications Close Sunday 19 September, 2021
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Lisa McNeilly ( 4992 1377
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Lisa McNeilly

By post:

St Joseph's Primary School
49 Brown Street

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Please provide a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria (full personal details and contact details of referees) along with your resume. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the Catholic Schools Office up to 3.00pm on the closing date.
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