Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of Administration Assistant (Uniform Shop)

Our Lady of Mercy College is a nurturing co-educational Secondary College for students from Year 7 to
Year 12.

The Catholic faith, in the Mercy tradition, is at the heart of the College. The guiding philosophy is centred in ‘Embracing Life, Nurturing Faith and Inspiring Learning’. We encourage our students to embrace all aspects of life, to nurture their spirituality and to let their natural curiosity inspire deep learning.

To meet the increased demand for student places, the College invites applications for the role of Administration Assistant. 

The initial focus of the role is to provide services related to the efficient operation of the Uniform Shop. This will include customer service while assisting parents and students with purchasing uniforms, stock control, money handling and reconciliation, training and supervision of volunteers, liaising with suppliers and daily operational functions required.

Over time, the specific roles undertaken within this position may include other administrative tasks associated with the smooth running of the College. Additional tasks may include but are not limited to receipting, banking, reception relief, record keeping, document control, data entry and any additional tasks assigned by the Campus Services Coordinator.

The successful applicant will enjoy working in a retail environment within a school setting, have excellent interpersonal skills, a high level of attention to detail and a friendly disposition.

This position commences in mid-July 2021 (Term 3). An opportunity to commence towards the end of Term 2, 2021 on a casual basis may be negotiated.


Essential Selection Criteria


The successful person will have;

  • A Catholic background or the ability to demonstrate empathy with the Catholic ethos of the College

  • A minimum of 2 years proven experience in a similar Sales/Administration role

  • Ability to maintain stock levels

  • Cash management and cash reconciliation skills

  • Professional written and oral communication skills

  • High level organisational, administrative and customer service skills

  • Demonstrated experience in record keeping and document control

  • Well-developed skills using Microsoft Office 365 products

  • Ability to manage highly confidential and sensitive information

  • Excellent data entry skills with an emphasis on speed and accuracy

  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work

  • Ability to show initiative and take direction within a team context

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Experience in Administration/Finance

  • A demonstrated knowledge of Point-of-Sale Software

  • In-depth knowledge of school administration systems such as SEQTA, MAZE or AoS

  • Demonstrated experience in an educational context

Qualifications Required

  • Western Australia Department of Education National Coordinated Criminal History Check (NCCHC)

  • Working with Children Screen Check

  • Have completed, working towards, or be willing to work towards completing to CEWA Accreditation requirements. Additional information can be found here: CEWA Limited Accreditation Framework


Tuesday to Thursday, 8.00am – 4.00pm (negotiable).

60.6% FTE (44 weeks per year, including 1 week during each school holiday break).

Some afterhours or weekend work may be required from time to time.


Salary Package

Level 3, Step 1 $60,688 (Full time equivalent)

Award: Administrative and Technical Officers EBA


How to Apply


All applicants must complete an Application Form including the relevant attachments required to be considered for any position.

Applications are to be addressed to The Principal, Mr Rob Crothers and submitted via email to humanresources@olmca.wa.edu.au.

Download the Application Form here.


Closing Date


Applications must be submitted before 9.00am (WST) on Monday 24 May 2021.

Please ensure that you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.


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