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Small Schools Business Manager - Valkyrie State School


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Job Description

In this role, you will be responsible for the delivery of a range of corporate services, support educational management activities and lead development actively supporting the school management team and school community. You will be responsible for the delivery of administrative, financial and human resources support, including the supervision of lower level school support staff and influencing stakeholders on sensitive issues. The successful applicant will be engaged 3 days per week, from 8.30am - 2.30pm. The days of work can be negotiated with the Principal.

Job details
Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Flexible-flex,Flexible-part-time,Part-time
Occupational group: Administration
Classification: AO3
Workplace Location: Mackay region
Job ad reference: QLD/CQR372799/21T
Closing date: 27-May-2021
Yearly salary: $26281 - $29162
Fortnightly salary: $1007.35 - $1117.81
Job duration: For a period of 10 weeks unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Katie Mauger
Contact details: (07) 4950 7126
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About Valkyrie State School

Valkyrie State School is a small school which operates as the hub of our local community.

Your Opportunity

The successful applicant will be engaged on a temporary contract basis at 25 hours per fortnight + 5 hours casual per fortnight. The engagement period is 21/06/2021 - 04/10/2021.

Your Role

As the Small Schools Business Manager you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Operate autonomously to undertake day to day office procedures within well-defined policies (e.g. reception, arranging appointments, correspondence, maintaining school records and general administration), and utilise information and management systems to support effective and efficient reporting and administration.
  • Undertake the day to day supervision and management of school support staff, including monitoring workloads and performance (working in collaboration with the Principal for any difficult performance management situations), identifying workforce capability requirements, and role modelling performance standards.
  • Oversee the signatories/approval of timesheets, leave applications, rosters, and arrange relief for school support staff, and organise, undertake and coordinate the recruitment, induction and training of school support staff.
  • Assist the Principal with the preparation of the school budget and administer day to day financial matters (i.e. accounts payable/receivable, corporate card monitoring, reconciliations, banking), input and export data to/from OneSchool for the Principal, to assist with budgeting and financial management.
  • Assist the Principal with the management and coordination of school resources, assets and facilities (e.g. maintaining the asset register, organising repairs, facilities and grounds maintenance, planning and review of minor works etc.), engage external advice where appropriate and offer problem resolution support.
  • Arrange technical support/maintenance as required with regard to the operation of computers, ipads, digital whiteboards, scanning and other technology/equipment.
  • Prepare minutes of meetings, policy documents, reports, forms, newsletters, prospectuses, memorandums, examination papers, class notes and school Annual Reports; draft, check and process correspondence, with guidance from the Principal concerning correspondence of a non-routine nature.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.