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Administration Officer (P-12)

  • 492629
  • Cairns
  • MacKillop Catholic College - Mount Peter
  • Non-Teaching
  • Term Time - Permanent

Commencement Date: Term 4, 2022 - Tuesday 4 October 2022
Employment Type: Term-Time, Permanent Position
Hours: 25 hours per week
Salary Range: SOF Level 3, $30.97 - $32.28 gross per hour
Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Friday 19 August 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

Typical duties performed may include, but are not limited to:

  • Carry out a wide range of secretarial and clerical duties at an advanced level, including, word processing and maintaining manual and computerized records.
  • Respond to enquiries from staff, students, parents and the general public and address issues in accordance with routines, methods and procedures.
  • Support and participate in College Reception duties, including but not limited to, answering and redirecting phone calls, responding to emails, greeting parents, students and visitors, follow established procedures for student attendance processes and records, receiving the delivery of goods and services
  • Within routines, methods and procedures: provide administrative support to school leadership team members as required
  • Use software application packages for personal computers to create database file structures; and spreadsheets/worksheets.
  • Under the direction and within routines, methods and procedures: draft agenda for meetings; assemble supporting documents for informal meetings; take and produce minutes as required.
  • Maintain established central filing/records systems in accordance with routines, methods and procedures. This would include: creating and indexing new files, retrieving records; distributing files within the school as requested, monitoring file locations and identifying and processing inactive and closed files.
  • Other duties, tasks and projects as directed by the College Principal.
  • Maintain appropriate behaviours when engaging with children.


Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education

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 MCC PD Admin Officer L3.pdf

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

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

Select 'Apply Now' to submit your application.  For current employees, apply via the 'Employee Login' tab on the homepage of the Careers website.


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

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