Employment Vacancy

Southwest Education Region
Kojonup District High School
School Officer
Level 2, $66,449 - $71,191 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2022)

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS845820 

This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2023 

Kojonup District High School (DHS) is seeking a motivated, organised School Officer to join their friendly team.

As School Officer you will be the first point of contact for our school and be responsible for completing administrative duties including greeting all visitors, answering the telephone and responding to routine enquiries and requests for information. Ideally the successful applicant should have a friendly, positive and caring attitude and possess the qualities to promote excellence within our school and to interact with parents and the wider community.

The successful applicant will ideally model effective and quality customer and administrative support service delivery and will employ a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to work in collaboration with administration team, school support staff, our school community and teaching staff. In addition, you will support student-related activities, such as assisting with student enrolment procedures, and operate a range of software packages, particularly databases and word processing. You will have sound financial knowledge and experience in financial processes and procedures, including the handling of debtors, creditors, reconciliations, and preparing financial returns. Knowledge of school base systems such as Integris, Compass and RM Finance are highly desirable.

Kojonup DHS caters for approximately 230 students, kindergarten to Year 10 and has a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and pastoral care. We recognise the value that hard work and regular attendance has on achievement and progress, working in collaboration with families to ensure each child strives to reach their personal best.

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 (selection criteria):

  • experience in providing effective administrative support with the ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • experience in financial processes and procedures, including the handling of debtors, creditors, reconciliations, and /or preparing financial returns.
  • Demonstrated ability in using computers and a range of application software packages, particularly databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and experience in the application of customer service principles and practices.
  • good interpersonal skills and ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment.

Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) 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.


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Employment - School Officer

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