Manager Corporate Services

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Department of Education Kimberley Education Region Halls Creek District High School Manager Corporate Services 00004246 Level 4, $75,305 – $79,358 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS643883

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021

Do you possess excellent communication skills and are ready to take on new challenges?

Halls Creek District High School (DHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Manager Corporate Services to join their friendly team.

The successful applicant will manage the school’s financial, physical and human resources and supervise school support staff in collaboration with the Principal. They will administer and report on the financial integrity of the school’s business operations, and provide input into financial planning and budgeting as well as the administration and reporting of the diverse funding entities for which the school is responsible.

In collaboration with the Principal, they will provide operational input to the development of the School Business and Marketing Plans and monitor the school’s financial performance against the plans. The successful applicant will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully in a team environment, to assist with communicating with clients and other school staff.

Government Regional Officers Housing (GROH) may be available to the successful applicant should they not live in the local area.

Situated in the heart of the Kimberley, Halls Creek DHS is the gateway to a range of world renowned natural attractions, including the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle ranges of Purnululu National Park, and Wolfe Creek Crater National Park.

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):

  • Well-developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to use effective negotiation skills.
  • Sound financial management skills, including budget preparation and the ability to interpret and apply financial and accounting practices and procedures.
  • Sound human resource management skills, including the ability to develop and/or apply human resource management practices and systems.
  • Leadership skills in the delivery of business outcomes and sound customer service principles and practices.
  • Ability to provide input into the development, implementation and monitoring of business and marketing plans.
  • Sound conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • 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.

    Further information about Halls Creek DHS can be found by visiting or .

    For further job related information:

    You are encouraged to contact Carrie McCormack, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Halls Creek, by telephoning (08) 9171 5555 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 (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school;
  • A CV of up to four (4) 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.
  • Training

    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
  • omplete 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 Friday, 18 September 2020.




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Full Time FTE:  1.0 LOCATION:  Halls Creek CLOSING DATE:  2020-09-18 4:30 PM