Senior Clerical Officer - School Administration

Aspect Western Sydney School (see more jobs from this school)

Wetherill Park, NSW 

Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 22 May 2023

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<div class="container"> <div id="description"><div id="description"><div id="description"><div id="description"><ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Fantastic&nbsp;opportunity for an experienced school administration&nbsp;expert</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Full time, perma<span style="font-size: 10pt;">nent role&nbsp;</span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Increase your take home pay with excellent salary packaging options</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Located at&nbsp;Aspect Western Sydney School in&nbsp;Wetherill Park</strong></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>A different brilliant®</strong>&nbsp;- understanding, engaging and celebrating the strengths, aspirations and interests of people on the autism spectrum.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Vision:</strong>&nbsp;The best opportunities for people on the autism spectrum.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Mission</strong>: We work with people of all ages on the autism spectrum, delivering evidence-informed solutions that are person-centred, family-focused, and customer-driven.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Values</strong>: We are passionate about people, about being positive, and about what’s possible.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Who we are:&nbsp;</strong></span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s largest autism-specific service provider, with one of the biggest autism-specific school programs in the world. A not-for-profit organisation, we work in partnership with people of all ages on the autism spectrum, and their families to deliver evidence-informed solutions that are person-centred, family-focused and customer driven.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">About the School:&nbsp;</strong><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aspect Western Sydney School provides placement for close to 160 children on the Autism spectrum&nbsp;from Kindergarten to year 12. Our main site is located at Wetherill Park with 13 satellite classes&nbsp;within the Catholic and Department of Education schools across&nbsp;the Western and South Western regions of Sydney.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a href="">Click here to find out more about our schools.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the role:&nbsp;</strong>To assist the Principal with the provision of timely administrative support to the school ensuring systems are effective and efficiently kept up to date and, to provide a welcoming customer experience in all interactions with students, families, caregivers and all visitors to the school.&nbsp;To view the full position profile, please click <a href="">here</a>.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Key Responsibilities:&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Provide administrative support to the principal and leadership team</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Lead administration projects and coordinates ongoing management of projects to meet the school’s business plan</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Supervise and coordinate the tasks of other clerical/administrative and general assistants in the school</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Update and maintain school records in an orderly and systematic way including ensuring records are maintained in the school’s database.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Organise events and meetings as required by the Principal – this may include taking minutes, creating agendas, managing invitation lists and other logistics</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ensure that first point of contact with visitors is professional, positive and informative</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Provide a welcoming and supportive customer experience for all stakeholders.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Develop and implement Excel spreadsheets to assist with financial and administration reporting systems</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Prepare letters, newsletters, email communications, memos, reports, employment contracts and other documents as required</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Actively contributes to and participates in cross school administration initiatives to streamline and improve administration systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Assist Principal with Workcover administration</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Perform other general administrative duties as required</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Skills, experience and qualifications</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office suite of software</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Knowledge or experience in using a database such as TASS, Salesforce, or other student database program would be an advantage</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Knowledge and/or experience in the education or disability sector</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Minimum two years of experience in a senior administration role</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Exceptional customer experience skills</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">National Police Check and&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working with Children Check clearance for paid employment</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">There is a requirement to work an additional ten (10) days outside school term time (this is included in the salary).</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer:</strong>&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ongoing learning opportunities for advancement</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Excellent salary packaging options to increase your take home pay</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Employee referral incentives</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">EAP services</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Discounted Fitness Passport membership options</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">An hourly rate of $35.84 per hour will be offered for the role and is adjusted to cover school term and non-term time.&nbsp; As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free, increasing the value of your take-home pay. <a href=""><span style="font-size: small;">Click here for a </span><span style="font-size: small;">summary</span><span style="font-size: small;"> of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</span></a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply: </strong>Please include your resume, cover letter (optional) and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to:&nbsp;</strong>Shane Morris, Principal&nbsp;(02) 8786 3000</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment for all staff in Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect). For some roles, covered by Public Health Orders, the requirement is for staff to have two doses and the additional COVID-19 Booster. As part of the recruitment/interview process Aspect is collecting information related to your vaccination status to ensure we are in compliance with all government orders and directives.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>More information about Aspect: </strong><a href=""></a><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;<strong><em>Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.</em></strong></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div></div></div></div> <div id="apply-now-button">Apply Now</div> </div>
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