SECONDARY SCHOOL EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATION TEAM LEADER

Radford College

BRUCE, ACT 


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 30 January 2022


A unique opportunity has arisen for a permanent, full-time Administration Team Leader to supervise the busy Secondary School Executive support team.

<p><b>Permanent, Full-time </b></p><p>Suitably experienced and qualified applicants are invited to apply for this permanent full-time Administration Team Leader position, commencing as soon as possible. A unique opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to supervise the busy Secondary School Executive support team in performing its duties. </p><p><b>Our Purpose </b></p><p>Radford College is a generous-spirited learning community that embodies the beliefs and values of the Christian faith in the Anglican tradition. Our purpose is to develop young people to live truthfully, practise compassion and seek wisdom in order to serve the common good. Grounded in our values of Truth, Compassion and Wisdom, all staff work to support the College in achieving its aims. </p><p><b>About the role </b></p><p>The Executive Administration Team Leader provides high-level administrative support whilst supervising the busy Secondary School Executive support team. Exhibiting high levels of accuracy, attention to detail and a commitment to providing the best service, the Executive Administration Team Leader manages an industrious team, engendering a high-performance, high-collaboration culture and ensuring team members are committed to the common purpose by encouraging autonomy whilst providing guidance and clear direction as required. </p><p><b>Working at Radford College </b></p><p>At Radford, we believe the key to higher performing students is the effectiveness of their teachers, and the key to effective teachers is the support they receive which enables them to perform their roles. Exhibiting high levels of accuracy, attention to detail and a commitment to providing the best service, the Executive Administration Team works conscientiously to support the Deputy Principal - Head of Secondary School and three Assistant Principals to achieve the goal of providing our students with a holistic and inspiring education that enables them to reach their full potential. </p><p><b>Why choose Radford? </b></p><p>As well as supporting and enabling staff to achieve their potential, Radford College offers: </p><p>• A vibrant and rewarding place in which to work </p><p>• Professional Learning financial support </p><p>• Salary Continuance Insurance </p><p>• Discounted school fees for eligible employees </p><p>• Employee wellbeing initiatives – EAP program, access to gym facilities and group fitness classes </p><p>• Generous Superannuation after qualifying period </p><p>• Salary Sacrificing </p><p>• Excellent resources and grounds </p><p>• Free onsite parking </p><p>For further information, please visit the <a href="https://www.radford.act.edu.au/employment" rel="nofollow">Employment page</a> on <a href="https://www.radford.act.edu.au/" rel="nofollow">our Website</a>. </p><p><b>About you </b></p><p>You will be bringing your experience of working in an office environment and managing people to the fore. As the point of contact for the Executive Team, you are able to understand a broad range of internal and external stakeholder requirements, including events, assessments and reporting deadlines, and allocate those to appropriate team members. Developing clear ownership for tasks, you will prioritise complex and changing priorities in situations which can be highly pressurised, identifying issues and mitigating risks, whilst managing stakeholder expectations in relation to service delivery. You will have a passion for identifying opportunities for improvement and the skills to effectively implement change. Managing a team will also require following College performance management processes, identifying skills gaps and coaching/mentoring and training opportunities, as well as undertaking recruitment and associated onboarding, if required. </p><p>You possess excellent communication skills, have a strong customer-service focus and can be relied upon to work autonomously, showing flexibility and the ability to work under pressure. In addition, the job will require you to: </p><p>• Be technically competent and confident (advanced skills) in the MSOffice suite including Excel (entering and manipulating data and producing reports), Adobe (including Pro DC) and willing to learn school systems (for example Synergetic, Schoolbox, Daily Organiser) </p><p>• Possess strong leaderships skills and demonstrable team management experience </p><p>• Demonstrate a passion for collaborative working as a member of a high-functioning team including advanced client liaison skills to foster strong relationships with stakeholders </p><p>• Support the Executive Team in meetings and tracking budgets, expenditure and forecasting </p><p>• Be energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrate a willingness lead by example to grow through the sharing of best practice and professional experience </p><p>• Commit to the safeguarding and promotion of student welfare </p><p>• Support Radford’s strategic priorities and goals </p><p>• Uphold Radford’s Values of Truth, Compassion and Wisdom </p><p><b>Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications </b></p><p>• Highly developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, including the ability to confidently communicate with senior management, peers and stakeholders. </p><p>• Demonstrated experience in supporting complex projects, including the ability to set clear goals and implement systems to ensure projects meet agreed objectives demonstrating excellent time management skills </p><p>• Highly developed literacy and numeracy skills </p><p>• Excellent problem-solving ability with high level of attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure with little or no supervision </p><p><b>How to Apply </b></p><p>Details about this position and how to apply can be found on the Employment section on the College Website <a href="http://www.radford.act.edu.au/quick-links/employment/" rel="nofollow">http://www.radford.act.edu.au/quick-links/employment/</a>. If you have further enquiries regarding this position, please contact Human Resources at <a href="http://recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au</a>. </p><p>Applications close at midnight on Sunday 30 January 2022, and should be addressed to: </p><p>The Principal </p><p>email: <a href="http://recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au</a> </p><p><i>Applicants will be subject to employment screening and will be required to provide a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People card prior to commencing employment. </i></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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