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Executive Assistant to the Deputy Principals

  • 492501
  • Cairns
  • MacKillop Catholic College - Mount Peter
  • Non-Teaching
  • Full time - Permanent

Commencement Date:
Monday, 25 July 2022

Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent Position

Hours: 38 hours per week

Salary Range: $68,155 - $71,468 Gross per annum 

Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Friday 8 July 2022


MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

MacKillop Catholic College, a master-planned Prep to Year 12 College located in the growing southern corridor of Cairns, was established in 2016 with Prep-Year 3 classes. The College has developed progressively, adding additional year levels annually, and commenced secondary education in 2020 with Year 7, and the first Year 12 cohort graduating in 2025.  Guided by the authentic discipleship of Saint Mary MacKillop of the Cross, and the Josephite tradition, our mission, to inspire hearts, minds and spirits, is grounded in the vision to provide quality 21st century education to the young people in our community.

About the Role

The Executive Assistant to the Deputy Principals works as part of the administration team assisting with the smooth and efficient running of the College, in particular providing a high level of executive and organisational support to the Deputy Principals – Primary and Secondary in all aspects of their roles. 

Duties are performed with limited supervision.  The Executive Assistant to the Deputy Principals is required to maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality in the performance of all duties and the ability to prioritise work to ensure deadlines are met.

For further information about the role and responsibilities, please see the Position Description.  

Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education
  • The ability to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s COVID 19 vaccination directive

What we offer

  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description Download File Executive Assistant to Deputy Principals - MCC PD.pdf

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.


Melissa Canton - Administration Officer, Human Resources
P:  4081 7600

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