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Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:

Administration Assistant

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 let their natural curiosity inspire deep learning.


The Administration Assistant - Finance is an integral member of the Finance Team. This role interacts in a collaborative manner on a day–to-day basis with all members of College staff as part of the implementation and maintenance of financial policies and procedures. Accounts receivable, payable, financial record-keeping and general administration are critical elements of the role in assisting the College to meet its educational goals in a financially responsible manner.


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

  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

  • High-level organisational, administrative and customer service skills

  • 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 or AoS

  • Demonstrated experience in an educational context

  • Relevant qualifications


  • National Criminal Record Check

  • Have completed, working towards, or be willing to work towards, 'Accreditation to Work in a Catholic School'. Additional information can be found here: CEWA Limited Accreditation Framework 


Please click here for the position duty statement.

Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.00pm.
44 Weeks per year, including 1 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, 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 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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