School Officer - Reception/Administration St Columba's School - Ballarat North BALLARAT NORTH, VIC ------------ Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.60 FTE) Applications Close: 10 September 2021 ------------ St Columbas School is looking for a bright and engaging applicant to join our front office team in a part-time capacity. (FTE to be negotiated depending on the number of days/hours between 0.6 and 0.81) ------------ St Columbas School is looking for a bright and engaging applicant to join our front office team. We are currently looking for someone to take on our School Officer - Reception/Administration role working 3 or 4 days a week Monday to Wednesday/Monday to Thursday. The school officer must be able to work effectively with both children and adults showing discretion and respect for all. The successful applicant will be highly organised with excellent administrative and communication skills who also have: * The ability to create a welcoming, positive environment as first point of contact * Previous experience in a similar or administrative role (experience within a school is an advantage but not essential) * Strong collaboration skills, ability to work effectively as part of a team and build and maintain strong working relationships * Excellent attention to detail and data entry skills * Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office, Google Suite (Knowledge of SAS, SIMON and enquiry tracker beneficial but not essential) * The ability to manage and prioritise competing demands * First aid training or the willingness to learn * Basic skill in managing financial transactions * Discretion, reliability, and confidentiality Benefits * A fantastic opportunity to work at a leading Ballarat primary school * Be part of a collaborative team in a varied and interesting School Officer/Administrator role * Part-time, term time only (some negotiation of hours) * Access to our employee assistance programme (EAP) * Pay rate in accordance with the Vic Catholic Education - Multi User Enterprise Agreement * How to Apply Further information including a role description can be found on the school website at https://www.scballarat.catholic.edu.au/employment.html Applications need to provide: * A brief cover letter outlining suitability for the role * An up to date curriculum vitae * Contact details for at least two current referees Applications are preferred via email to email@example.com Or in writing addressed to: The Principal 306 Howard St, Soldiers Hill, 3350 St Columba's School - Ballarat North BALLARAT NORTH, VIC http://www.scballarat.catholic.edu.au Affiliation: Catholic Teaching Level: Primary 300 Students ------------ St Columba's is a multi-age school, with over 320 students split into 14 learning groups, the school is situated in North Ballarat in regional Victoria. We are a Catholic parish primary school with a vision and mission very much developed around the charism of St Columba; of having faith and being unafraid to journey into the unknown. The original school was built in 1911 by the Sisters of Mercy and has been added to over the years. Recent building projects have resulted in new contemporary learning spaces for the majority of our Learning Communities, these spaces allow staff and students to work collaboratively with one another. In 2011 the school celebrated the centenary of its foundation. The strength of any community is to be found in its relationships and the daily interactions that take place within it. To work towards a friendly and safe community is our goal. The three words of our vision Engaging, Inspiring, Empowering' direct our daily learning and teaching and the school places a strong emphasis on personalising learning for all.