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Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:

Administration Assistant
Workplace Learning

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 is an important point of contact for the Careers/VET Department and contributes to the smooth operation by providing essential support to the Head of Learning Area. This position also provides crucial services to the students, parents and staff of our school.

Tasks may include but are not limited to management of student work placements, communicating with businesses, coordinating enrolments to internal and external certificate courses, reporting to School Curriculum and Standards Authority and any additional tasks assigned by the Head of Learning Area.

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 2023, prior to the commencement of Term 1.


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

  • Demonstrated experience in client relationship management experience with external stakeholders

  • 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 SCSA VET data and reporting

  • Demonstrated experience in an educational context


  • 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

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 $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 9.00 am (WST) on Tuesday, 6 December 2022.

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

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