Temporary Full-time Appointment for a period up to 29 April 2021
Location: Callaghan College Waratah Technology Campus
Waratah Technology Campus is a school of Excellence, Innovation, Opportunity and Care providing quality learning for students in Years 7-10. The campus is part of Callaghan College which is a leader in the provision of outstanding educational and training opportunities. Waratah Technology Campus is a proud member of Callaghan Education Pathways, a learning community uniting the college campuses and partner primary schools to provide specialised learning environments and a smooth continuum of learning for students K-12. Our school takes pride in five main aspects:
A Positive, Safe & Caring Environment: We are a proud and welcoming school that promotes excellence, respect and responsibility and that celebrates individual and school achievements.
High Expectation for Excellence in Learning: Including a strong professional learning program for staff which ensures high quality teaching within a culture of high expectation, leading to tangible academic success.
Innovative Educational Programs: Including iLearn lessons, portfolio presentations, student leadership programs and a team teaching environment.
Individualised, Diverse Learning Opportunities: Including a wide range of curriculum subjects, gifted/talented programs, accelerated classes and extra-curricula opportunities.
Callaghan College – A Collaborative Learning Community: Which involves the advantages that come with the teamwork and sharing of 18 schools in the learning community.
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 Nationally Coordinated Criminal History 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
Give an example of how you have managed the implementation of significant change within a school setting. (300 words maximum)
As a Business Manager you will be required to ensure excellent customer service, communicate effectively with all key stakeholders, manage workload and adapt existing skills to new situations. Please provide examples of your abilities on these areas within a school setting. (300 words maximum)
Closing date: 27 March 2019
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.