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Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:

Administration Assistant
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.

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 of proven experience in a similar role

  • Well-developed 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

  • 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

Please click here for a position duty statement. 


Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.00pm.

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

Some after-hours work may be required from time to time.


Salary Package

Level 3 $61,688 – $68,147 (Full-time equivalent)

Award: Administrative and Technical Officers EBA


How to Apply


All applicants must complete an Application Form, Cover Letter and Resume and include 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 3.00pm (WST) on Thursday, 27 April 2023.

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


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