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Assistant to Head of Secondary

Assistant to Head of Secondary

Assistant to Head of Secondary

Full time, ongoing

Effective January 2022

About Us

With a legacy of 144 years of achievement, Tintern is one of Melbourne’s most respected schools, with students from our Early Learning Centre to Year 12. At Tintern we are committed to providing a workplace which encourages professional growth and opportunities for all staff, underpinned by a caring and supportive environment.

Tintern Grammar seeks to appoint an experienced school administrator who will provide high level, effective administrative support to the Head of Secondary School. The successful applicant will report to the Head of Secondary School.

This is an autonomous role with plenty of opportunity to add value to our organisation and our community. You will be a dynamic and proactive administrator delivering a high level of customer service. Key tasks will include diary management, document and report production, event preparation and coordination, examination preparation and coordination, correspondence, responding to queries and general administrative and office management tasks.

To be successful in this role you will need the ability to manage and prioritise a busy area, have strong organisational and interpersonal skills and work within a team environment.


About the Role

As a key member of our School, you will be able to provide a strong level of customer service and administrative support to the community at Tintern Grammar.  This role is challenging, interesting and instrumental in ensuring the smooth and effective flow of daily activities within Senior College and Middle School. You will be highly organised and passionate about working within a School environment with professionals.  This role provides 6 weeks leave and all staff are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees if applicable.


About you

The successful applicant will:

  • have demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • have a post-secondary study in business administration or related area and/or comparable on the job experience
  • have evidence of implementing standards of improvement
  • have a background in complex data entry and analysis
  • have a sound understanding and ability to implement effective and efficient manual and computerised office systems and processes
  • have highly developed computer skills and literacy, particularly with MS Office and Synergetic
  • have high level written and verbal communication skills
  • have highly developed interpersonal skills
  • have strong organisational and planning skills
  • have a demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • have a strong work ethic and high level of confidentiality
  • have a desire to work collaboratively and as part of the School community


Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience with VCE student administration and use of VASS.
  • Experience with Synergetic database or similar system

Click here to view the Position Description for a full overview of duties.

Applications for this position should include a current curriculum vitae and names of two referees. All applications should be forwarded by 12noon on Wednesday 1 December 2021.