School Officer


Mindarie, SA

Posted 8/22/2019

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS594720

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020

Mindarie Senior College (SC) is seeking a School Officer that is self-motivated and well organised to make a valuable addition to our friendly team.

As School Officer, you will be able to work well under pressure with the ability to multi-task whilst maintain high accuracy and attention to detail. The successful applicant will form part of an efficient team undertaking reception duties, including greeting visitors, answering the telephone and responding to routine enquiries and requests for information. Proficiency in operating the student database (Integris) with experience in Message You and SEQTA is desirable.

Recognised as one of the first Independent Public Schools (IPS) in WA, students at Mindarie SC are strongly engaged in all facets of their learning. The college is a multi-award winning state of the art education facility for students in Years 11 and 12. The grounds have sweeping ocean views and is located 39 kilometres north of the city of Perth in the northern coastal corridor.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position. 

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:

  • Experience in providing general office administrative support with ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Ability to use computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including application of customer service principles and practices.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Mindarie Senior College can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Rachael Ainge, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9304 5800 or emailing

Application Instructions:

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include: 

  • A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school;
  • A CV of up to five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position;
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager).

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


Employees will be required to:

  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.


Employees will be required to:

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 14 October 2019



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