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Employment Opportunities

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:


(Part-Time, 1-Year Maternity Leave Replacement)

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 position is an essential point of contact for the school and contributes to the smooth operation of the Ministry Office.  

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

This position commences early in Term 4 - negotiable. 

Key Areas of Responsibility


The role may include;

  • Working closely with the Director of Ministry, Head of Religious Education and Aboriginal Education Officer. 

  • Answering incoming telephone calls in a warm and friendly manner and forwarding them to appropriate personnel

  • Maintaining the Office

  • Organising student rosters

  • Assisting with recording student participation in events

  • Ordering resources and stationery supplies

  • Assisting with the organisation of community events (Graduations, Retreats, Parent Days, etc.) 

  • Preparing for liturgical events

  • Other administration duties as required by the Executive

Essential Selection Criteria

The successful person will have the following;

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

  • 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

  • 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 CEWA Accreditation requirements. Additional information can be found here: CEWA Limited Accreditation Framework


Two days per school week, 8.00 am – 4.00 pm.

41 weeks per year, including one week prior to the commencement of the school year.

Some after-hours 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. Download the Application Form here.

Applications are to be addressed to The Principal, Mr Vince Bellini and submitted via email to   


Closing Date


Applications must be submitted before 9.00 am on Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 

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


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