Career opportunity for a high capacity Executive Assistant, Interesting and varied role, Supportive and friendly work environment.
St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School is one of Queensland’s leading independent schools, fostering in students confidence, compassion, academic excellence and a lifelong love of learning. We look for all staff to be committed to and in harmony with the Anglican ethos of the school.
We are currently inviting applications for the role of:
Global Exchange Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the Deputy Principal
This dual role coordinates all aspects of the Global Exchange Program and provides efficient and effective support to the Deputy Principal as their Executive Assistant.
Coordinating the Global Exchange Program, offers the successful candidate the rewarding opportunity to work closely with the Deputy Principal to coordinate the Year 10 Global Exchange Program, ensuring the school remains truly a ‘Local School with a Global Outlook’. In coordinating the exchange program, this role coordinates the selection of suitable students for exchange, supports students and their families throughout the program and coordinates the logistics and compliance requirements of the exchange. In 2021, the exchange program is focussed on domestic exchange opportunities with the plan to return to international exchange opportunities over time. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well to students, their families and key contacts both at St Margaret’s and partnering schools. You will be a natural ‘organiser’ and pride yourself on ensuring attention is given to every detail.
As the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Principal the successful candidate will proactively manage the office of the Deputy Principal. This is a very busy office and the successful candidate will be relied upon to manage the Deputy Principal’s diary, draft correspondence, assist with the timetable, school calendar and coordinating some key school events. No two days are the same and the successful candidate will enjoy the variety of ‘whatever comes their way’. As the first point of contact for the Deputy Principal’s office you will utilise your exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills to represent her office efficiently and be welcoming to all in the school community.
Key to your success in this role will be exceptional time management skills and the ability to remain calm whilst managing many tasks. You will have an eye for detail and take pride in ensuring the accuracy of your work. This role requires a high level of initiative and the ability to think quickly on your feet. You will possess exceptional computer skills including advanced Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and the ability to learn new computer systems quickly.
The successful candidate will possess experience in a similar role. Whilst it isn’t essential that this experience is in a school environment, you will possess the ability to quickly grasp an understanding of the School’s structure and expectations and in turn pre-empt what is required by the Deputy Principal.
This role is a full-time role. The role will initially be offered on a 12-month contract. An extension to this contract may be considered at the conclusion of this initial contract.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a high capacity Executive Assistant who has an interest in education and supporting the next generation to have a global outlook.
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To Apply: Applications are to be addressed to the Principal and be received by 9am on Monday 19 April 2021. As part of the online application process you will be required to complete the application form and upload a cover letter and resume.
Please note, the successful candidate will require a valid blue card prior to commencing employment at St Margaret's. Candidates that do not currently hold a valid blue card are advised to apply for a blue card to ensure they are job-ready.
St Margaret’s supports the rights of children and young people and is committed to the safety, welfare and well-being of students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates are required to undergo a screening process prior to appointment and successful candidates must comply with School policies and relevant legislation relating to Student protection.