Secondary School Assistant

  • Hume Anglican Grammar
  • Craigieburn VIC, Australia
Full time Non-Teaching Professionals / Managers Administration / Clerical

Job Description

About the School: 

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  • Hume Anglican Grammar is a multi-campus co-educational Anglican Diocesan School offering education from Prep to Year 12 in the Northern growth corridor of Melbourne. Hume Anglican Grammar has an open enrolment policy so educates children from many faiths and with a diverse range of backgrounds and abilities.
  • Since 2011, the School has occupied the Mt Ridley P-12 campus and has 1,400 students. In 2019, it opened a second campus in Donnybrook. Commencing with junior primary, and will ultimately have an enrolment of 1,300 from Prep to Year 12. 
  • In 2023, the School opened its third campus in Kalkallo, as a Primary (P-6) school and as feeder to the Mt Ridley and Donnybrook Secondary schools, it will follow a similar growth pattern to Donnybrook with eventually some 600 students. 
  • This year, the school has 2,287 students and employs some 240 staff - 163 teaching and 77 non-teaching. Currently, the student enrolment at each campus is: Mt Ridley 1,400, Donnybrook 672 & Kalkallo 215.
  • The school is on a growth trajectory and in 2024 is projected to increase to 2,573 students and ultimately have some 3,300 students (Mt Ridley 1,400, Donnybrook 1,300 and Kalkallo 600) with a corresponding cohort of teaching and general staff on its three campuses with plans for further expansion.

It is not by chance that we have young people who readily display warmth, humour and respect for one another and their teachers.  

About the role:

Hume now calls for applications for the position of Secondary School Assistant at our Mt Ridley campus. This role will commence as soon as possible and will be full-time ongoing! 

The Secondary School Assistant plays a pivotal role in the organisation and smooth running of the Secondary school administration office. 

Upholding the highest standards of customer service, the Secondary School Assistant displays also maintains a high level of integrity and trust. They represent the School with self-confidence and sensitivity and embody dignity and formality. They act as consummate ambassadors when dealing with visitors and members of the school community and are outstanding hosts. 

The Secondary School Assistant is recognised as very organised and self-disciplined. They have high standards and strive to improve their own practice and to make efficiencies in the school setting. The Secondary School Assistant, based at Mt Ridley, reports to the Assistant Principal – Secondary, is a part of the Secondary Administration Staff and works collaboratively in a team environment to support and enrich their collective responsibilities. As a member of the General Staff, the Secondary School Assistant, ultimately reports to the Business Manager. 

About you:


  • A flexible approach to work and being adept at prioritising, operating under pressure and managing multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines.
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills, including the ability to plan and show initiative
  • Outstanding attention to detail, and a personal sense of initiative, enthusiasm and high energy. 
  • High level communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to provide excellent customer service to build rapport with others
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a group as a supportive and collaborative team member. 
  • Proficient computer skills in the Office 365 suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and Teams
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Excellent analytical and high order thinking capabilities.
  • Strong capability working in a team environment.


  • Certification in Office Administration or equivalent
  • Experience working within a school environment
  • Knowledge of the Synergetic School Management System
  • Experience in a customer service role

For the full position description please visit our website.

Hume Anglican Grammar is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to obtain a Police Check and satisfy child protection screening (Working With Children Check), as well as adhere to the Schools Child Safety Policy and Staff Code of Conduct. These documents may be downloaded from the School website. 

How to apply?

  1. Applications are required via SEEK, attaching the Hume Anglican Grammar Application Form
  2. Please visit our website for the Application Form and the Position Description (which contains the KSC) humegrammar.vic.edu.au/employment
  3. Please address your application to the Assistant Principal and include the following three separate documents; Cover Letter, Resume and Application Form. 
  4. ***Applicants who do not upload a completed Application Form will not have their application considered. ***

For any enquiries, please contact the Assistant Principal - Jeremy Martin via email: martinj@humegrammar.vic.edu.au 

Applications may be viewed as they are submitted, and the position may be filled prior to the expiry of this Advertisement - so please apply now!

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