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Job Title : Business Support Officer


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Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region

Greenwood College

Business Support Officer


Level 3, $67,326 - $72,754 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS680422

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2021

Are you looking for an exciting change?

Greenwood College are seeking to appoint a hardworking and motivated Business Support Officer to join our friendly and supportive team.

The successful applicant will assist the Manager Corporate Services in the administrative, financial, marketing, corporate sponsorship, physical and human resources aspects of the school's operations. As the Business Support Officer you will assist in the preparation and monitoring of the school budget and develop and maintain business and information management systems. You will be required to provide effective training to support staff in administrative procedures and business management software and assist in the maintenance and replacement of the school's physical assets.

In this role you will support the Manager Corporate Services in undertaking financial planning, monitoring, research, reporting and analysis to meet established objectives and outcomes relative to business needs and plans. A component of this role involves contributing to the school's Annual Report and assist in the production of the document. We are looking for someone who is an excellent communicator with the ability to build capability within the team. You will ideally work under pressure and to deadlines and demonstrate leadership skills.

At Greenwood College we aim to provide a safe and caring learning environment facilitating the growth and development of the whole person. Our ethos of Learn - Grow - Change captures the essence of our College in supporting students in both academic and non-academic pathways to reach their full potential.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  1. Considerable experience providing input and effective support to the development, management, implementation and monitoring of business operations, systems and plans.
  2. Well-developed financial management skills, including data analysis, interpretation and reporting, and the ability to provide recommendations.
  3. Sound human resource management knowledge and skills, including the ability to provide effective support and input into the development, implementation and monitoring of human resource management systems and processes.
  4. Sound verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  5. Sound conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to identify appropriate solutions.

Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Greenwood College can be found by visiting www.greenwood.wa.edu.au or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:

Please contact Kristy Moore, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning (08) 9375 2055 or emailing kristy-anne.moore@education.wa.edu.au

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select "Apply for Job", at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting "Apply for Job".

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Eligibility and training requirements

Employees will be required to:

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
  • Complete the Department's induction program within three months of commencement
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • Complete the Department's training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 31 May 2021



ATTACHMENTS: - applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
- applicant resource - information for applicants mar2020.pdf
- published jdf - generic - business support officer - schools - min l3 - jan 2021.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time

FTE: 1.0

LOCATION: Greenwood

CLOSING DATE: 2021-05-31 4:30 PM