Administrative Assistant / Trainee

  • Great learning opportunity
  • Friendly and supportive culture
  • Office located in Leichhardt

Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) is responsible for the leadership of 152 Catholic primary and secondary schools across the Archdiocese of Sydney, which educates over 70,000 students.

Kick start your career in 2018 in this exciting position supporting our Corporate Services team. The primary purpose of this role is provide administrative support to the wider team including support to reception, hospitality and other services to ensure the smooth operations of the organisation.

This position is responsible for:

  • Liaising with Team Leader to ensure a high standard of corporate service delivery
  • Maintaining accurate records of phone calls and enquiries
  • Coordinating and updating relevant Corporate Services records
  • Ability to use initiative to ensure consistent operation of meeting spaces
  • Assist with mail outs to schools
  • Promote a personal image of welcome, service and professionalism
  • Display positive relationships between team and all staff
  • Ensure that meeting rooms and catering are well coordinated
  • Support hospitality service staff by assisting with food service for any events
  • Support the delivery of all major corporate events, dinners, award ceremonies and meeting logistics and their efficient delivery
  • Provide assistance to print room staff, as required
  • Prepare any resources for meetings

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Customer and client service focused
  • Capacity to respond to any enquiries
  • Sound information technology skills
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • HSC or equivalent

Desirable Criteria

  • Some experience in reception, hospitality or admin work would be an advantage


Applicants must formalise their application by submitting a completed SCS Application Form, resume and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to


This role is classified as a child related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.


Celebrating Being Catholic in Australia

Ensuring Quality Teaching and Learning

Making a Difference in our World

Closing date: 29 January 2017

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