About the organisation

Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA) partners with schools and school systems to support school improvement along a journey from Poor to Fair, Fair to Good and Good to Great.

GGSA has developed innovative education models and practices to give every child the opportunity to develop to their full potential. GGSA assists schools to tailor a package that meets the needs of their students, teachers, school and community. The 8 Cycles of School Practice provides the information and guidance a school needs to support their implementation.

About the Role

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Administrator will provide support on projects for Good to Great Schools Australia, this will involve:

  • Provide administrative support and coordination across macro (implement and operate) projects
  • Undertake project/business research for managers
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives and identify opportunities to the manager
  • Provide support to the manager in all aspects of their position
  • Ensure business documents are prepared and filed in accordance with information management policy and project folders with the innovation playbook
  • Lead small to medium scale projects

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in a previous project support role
  • The ability to work independently with strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong administration and IT skills including Excel and PowerPoint, with the ability to quickly learn new software packages
  • Experience in reporting with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills to support complex problem solving
  • Proven ability to develop strong networks with diverse key partners with demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to address difficult or contentious concepts
  • Understanding of the political and legal framework in which the organisation operates
  • A passion for improving the education outcomes of Australian students and a willingness to travel away from base location to regional and remote areas of Australia if required.

Desirable criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, education, social sciences or a related discipline
  • Project management or business administration qualifications
  • Experience working in start-up organisations
  • A familiarity with and knowledge of the education sector
  • Knowledge of Direct Instruction or Explicit Direct Instruction

Positions at GGSA are subject to the successful candidate being able to obtain a National Police Check and a Working with Children Card (Blue Card).

How to Apply

Applicants need to submit a resume and an application letter that addresses the essential selection criteria above. GGSA does not consider applications that do not address the selection criteria.

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