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Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:

Administration Assistant
Teaching and Learning/ Academic Services - Full-Time

Our Lady of Mercy College Australind 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.

This Administration Assistant position is an important point of contact for the Teaching & Learning Department and contributes to the smooth operation by providing essential support to the Director of Teaching & Learning. This position also provides crucial services to the students, parents and staff of our school.

Tasks may include but are not limited to coordination of relief teachers, providing support with class timetabling, creating booklists, coordination of student OLNA and NAPLAN testing, collating of student reports, reporting to School Curriculum and Standards Authority and any additional tasks assigned by the Director of Teaching & Learning.

The position requires a person with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. Experience in a similar work environment would be considered favourably.

This position commences in January 2022, prior to the commencement of Term 1. An opportunity to commence towards the end of Term 4, 2021 on 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 role

  • 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

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

  • Demonstrated experience in an educational context

Qualifications Required

  • Current First Aid Certificate (to be obtained if not held)

  • National Criminal Record Check

  • 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


Flexible Hours are required for this role. Each term the work hours will change as per the following:


Term 1 - Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.00pm.

Term 2 - Monday to Friday, 6.30am – 2.30pm.

Term 3 - Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.00pm.

Term 4 - Monday to Friday, 6.30am – 2.30pm.


44 weeks per year, including 1 week during each school holiday break

Some afterhours work may be required from time to time.


Salary Package

Level 3 $60,688 – $67,147 (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

Download the Application Form here.


Closing Date


Applications must be submitted before 4.00pm (WST) on Monday, 15 November 2021.

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


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