Business Manager

Partnering with school leadership to optimise school resources & operation, Oportunity to make a difference, Able to build strong working relationships.

Santa Sophia College Box Hill, part of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP), is a school that does things a little differently. From January 2021, we will be educating our preschool to post school students in a brand new learning environment in Box Hill. We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Business Manager with a strong background in business, infrastructure and leadership.

This is a full time position, commencing October 2020.

Our Culture

Santa Sophia is a supportive and positive place to work - our staff genuinely enjoy coming to work each day and are dedicated to creating an environment that promotes the best outcomes for our students. Collaboration and communication are key to our success; there are no silos within the school, with transparency and cooperation between leadership, staff and students. Our staff are supportive of our strong Catholic culture and understand the importance of faith to the school.

The Role

This is a highly impactful role and will significantly contribute to the future success of our school. 

Your first 6 months in the role will see you play an instrumental part in the transition to our new campus, liaising with school leadership and diocesan teams across the breadth of the project to ensure the move from our current temporary locations to our new home runs smoothly. You will enjoy the challenge of envisioning the future state of the school and will work with ancillary staff to establish appropriate business and operational processes and measures that support both business and learning outcomes for students.

In an ongoing capacity, you will be a leader within the school, working closely with the Principal and other leaders to build and develop collaborative, skilled teams in a modern work environment. You will use your strong relational skills to build meaningful working relationships with our school community, including school and diocesan staff, external providers, students and caregivers. 

A CEDP Business Manager is accountable for:

  • Partnering with school leadership to manage human and physical resources (non-teaching staff, assets and facilities) to ensure the effective operation of the school and to support the learning agenda

  • Managing related business, financial and administrative functions, meeting CEDP process and reporting requirements to ensure positive operational and financial performance

  • Strategic management and facilitation of community partnerships for learning

  • Ensuring compliance with CEDP system Policies and Procedures including satisfying internal and external audit requirements

  • Using an entrepreneurial and business mindset to implement and run continuous improvement at a school-level in collaboration with the Principal Leader

If you believe you are a good fit for this role and our school, please do not hesitate to apply! Enquiries about this role can be directed to [email protected]

About CEDP

The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney. 


This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

31/08/2020 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Banking & Financial Services
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