School Officer - Finance & Adminstratration

St Joseph's College - Lochinvar

LOCHINVAR, NSW


Finance / Accounts

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 7 December 2021


St Joseph's College, Lochinvar is seeking a temporary part time (32 hours per week) School Officer – Finance & Administration to join the school community commencing for Term 1, 2022 and the first four Weeks of Term 2 St Joseph’s College, founded by the Sisters of St Joseph in 18...

St Joseph's College, Lochinvar is seeking a temporary part time (32 hours per week) School Officer – Finance &amp; Administration to join the school community commencing for Term 1, 2022 and the first four Weeks of Term 2 St Joseph’s College, founded by the Sisters of St Joseph in 1883 is a co-educational secondary school providing a rich and diverse educational experience for 940 students from Years 7 to 12. The College aspires to be a place of learning where students, staff and families are valued and respected for their uniqueness. The community of St Joseph’s welcomes all who are ready to actively share the mission, vision, identity and life of the College. Located in the stunning Hunter Valley, St Joseph’s has a blend of heritage and modern buildings which include a Chapel &amp; Heritage Centre, new Administration and Resource Centre, a purpose-built hall and associated Café &amp; Hospitality Centre, well equipped, modern Technology/Trade Centre as well as refurbished Performance and Creative Arts spaces. <p> The School Officer – Finance &amp; Administration will: <br>• support the Senior Finance Officer, School Executive and School Staff in the day to day finance and administration tasks associated with the school <br>• ensure that all tasks are completed in an accurate and timely manner to support the financial management of the school. <br>• have the capacity to assist the Senior Finance Officer in processing school finance matters, including the collection of school fees. <br>• demonstrate a strong understanding of financial management tasks, strong attention to detail; the highest degree of confidentiality and a commitment to continuous improvement. <br>• have the capacity to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of a team; <br>• have excellent interpersonal and communication skills including a pleasant phone manner; <br>• foster and promote positive personal relationships with all stakeholders 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. </p> <h3>Essential Criteria:</h3> <p> • ability to articulate a clear understanding of and a personal commitment to Catholic Education and to actively support the Catholic ethos of the school <br>• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite especially Microsoft Word and Excel; <br>• capacity to complete all purchase orders, process payments, complete banking and cash handling <br>• ability to carry out a diverse range of school administration duties including record management to support the effective functioning of the school <br>• Excellent organisational and time management skills; <br>• Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage several tasks concurrently; <br>• Capacity to tolerate an interrupted working environment; <br>• Strong attention to detail and high accuracy levels <br>• Knowledge and practical experience with Compass; <br>• Willingness to Comply or Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead Policy. Category A – Accreditation to Work The applicant must provide evidence of the following: <br>• Current Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC) number; <br>• Completion of Anaphylaxis training. <br>• Proof of Covid vaccination status </p> <h3>Desirable Criteria:</h3> <p> • minimum of two years relevant experience in finance / accounting <br>• practising Catholic </p> <h3>Renumeration:</h3> <p> Salary is in accordance with New South Wales &amp; Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020. This position is paid at a Level 4. </p> <h3>Additional Info:</h3> <p> To apply: • Forward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) to the Principal – Mrs. Patricia Hales: patricia.hales@mn.catholic.edu.au • Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees, (including an out of hours contact number) one of whom must be the person's current principal and/or area supervisor or consultant. • Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted. • The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. • Applications close: Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 3.30pm. </p> <a href="https://www.mn.catholic.edu.au/employment/positions-vacant/job/11841/" target="_blank">More Information</a>
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