Staff Operations and Events Assistant

Parade College, Ongoing position - Full-time, Attracts seven weeks' School Holidays.

About Parade College and the Role

Parade College is a member of the national body of Catholic schools known as Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA). The College aims to help young men grow into well-rounded individuals who will make a meaningful contribution to society. In a vibrant learning community, students are encouraged to explore and develop their talents to the fullest and aim for excellence in all their endeavours.

As a long-standing Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition, Parade College strives to be a learning community that offers best practice education and pastoral care to its students to foster fullness of life and holistic growth for all. 

Applications are invited for the position of Staff Operations and  Events Assistant from highly motivated and innovative candidates with excellent organisational skills and a passion for Catholic Education in the Edmund Rice Tradition and the safety and wellbeing of children.


Job tasks and responsibilities

The Staff Operations and Events Assistant fulfils a key operational role within the College and is responsible for, under the direction of the Assistant Principal Organisation, ensuring the smooth running of events. The primary objectives of the Staff Operations and Events Assistant is to ensure cover of classes at the Preston campus for academic staff, who are absent due to leave or due to school related programs, coordination of the internal booking of College facilities, and to facilitate College functions. 

The Staff Operations and Events Assistant is required to be professional and courteous and to demonstrate a high degree of judgement, initiative and confidentiality. The Staff Operations and Events Assistant will demonstrate outstanding administration skills and display excellent interpersonal skills.

This position is an ongoing full-time position and attracts seven weeks' school holidays.  


Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate is a customer focused professional, known for their friendly and polite demeanour, attention to detail, execution and energy. The successful candidate will be highly organised and can effectively manage multiple priorities in a dynamic, fast paced environment. Impeccable communications skills assures the successful candidate will have confidence when dealing with all stakeholders.

This position requires being able to work independently with the ability to plan strategically.


Job benefits and perks

Please visit our website for full details, including the position description and the required application form, under School - Employment:

Applications should be submitted as per instructions on the College website under Employment.  

In preparing an application, please read the advertisement and position description carefully to ensure that you can demonstrate your ability to meet the position requirements and have a good understanding of the role.

Applications must include:

  • a covering letter
  • a separate statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria addressing your skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the role
  • a current Curriculum Vitae; together with
  • a completed Application for School Officer form available on the College website.

Applications close at 4pm, Monday 25 November 2019.


This community is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care.

25/11/2019 $0 Northern Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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