Small Schools Business Manager – Birdsville State School, Education

  • Company:
    Queensland Goverment
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Small Schools Business Manager – Birdsville State School

Education (Organisation site ( http://qed.qld.gov.au/ ))
Central Queensland Region, State Schools Division

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated person to join our team. As the Small Schools Business Manager you will have responsibility for operating autonomously to undertake day to day office procedures, within well-defined policies and utilise information and management systems e.g. Oneschool, to support effective and efficient reporting and administration. You will undertake supervisions of support staff, including monitoring workloads and performance, assisting the Principal with the management and coordination of school resources, assets and facilities. This role consists of 10hrs per week with the possibility of additional casual hours as P&C Treasurer.

Image Courtesy of Birdsville State School ( https://birdsvilless.eq.edu.au/ )

About Birdsville State School

Birdsville is an energising place bordered by the beautiful deserts and channel country. We aim to deliver learning experiences that reflect the world we live in and the inspiration it provides. We are located in the far south west corner of Qld, approximately 170km from the NT border and 10km from the SA border on the edge of the Simpson Desert.

Your Role

As the Business Manager you will have responsibility for but not limited to the following:

  • Operate autonomously to undertake day to day office procedures within well-defined policies (e.g. reception, arranging appointments, correspondence, maintaining school records and general administration); and utilise information and management systems (e.g. OneSchool) to support effective and efficient reporting and administration.
  • Undertake the day to day supervision and management of school support staff, including monitoring workloads and performance (working in collaboration with the Principal for any difficult performance management situations); identifying workforce capability requirements; and role modelling performance standards.
  • Oversee the signatories/approval of timesheets, leave applications, rosters, and arrange relief for school support staff; and organise, undertake and coordinate the recruitment, induction and training of school support staff.
  • Assist the Principal with the preparation of the school budget and administer day to day financial matters (i.e. accounts payable/receivable, corporate card monitoring, reconciliations, banking). Input and export data to/from OneSchool for the Principal, to assist with budgeting and financial management.
  • Assist the Principal with the management and coordination of school resources, assets and facilities (e.g. maintaining the asset register, organising repairs, facilities and grounds maintenance, planning and review of minor works etc.), engage external advice where appropriate and offer problem resolution support.
  • Arrange technical support/maintenance as required with regard to the operation of computers, ipads, digital whiteboards, scanning and other technology/equipment.
  • When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

    To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘ How you will be assessed ‘ section in the attached role description.
  • Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

    Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.