Temporary full time appointment for a period up to: 31 May 2020
Location: Rutherford Technology High School
Rutherford Technology High School (1060 students, including 200 Aboriginal students) is situated in the lower Hunter Valley. With an experienced and committed staff, the school has embraced technology in administration and teaching and learning. The school has taken a lead role with the local learning community to increase interaction between schools and has developed excellent engagement with local industry. The school promotes the ethos of quality teaching and learning, wellbeing and community connections. The school has a strong emphasis on Positive Behaviour for Learning and Future Focused Learning.
About the role
The Business Manager is responsible for the efficient management of the school’s business functions including administration, asset management, procurement, finance and work health and safety.
About the Department of Education
The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.
How to apply
The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.
To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.
Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.
This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check.
In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.
If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:
Proof of Identity information
Informed Consent Form
Declaration for child-related work
Describe your demonstrated administrative skills and business acumen which will enable you to manage projects to achieve impact in line with strategic directions (300 word maximum)
Describe your ability to collegially develop systems to efficiently and effectively utilise allocated resources in delivering fair and equitable outcomes for key stakeholders (300 word maximum)
Closing date: 30 may 2018
Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 12 months.