Performing Arts Administrator

  • Strathcona Girls Grammar School
  • Canterbury VIC, Australia
Full time Administration / Clerical

Job Description

  • Work within a collaborative, innovative and passionate team of professionals in a highly regarded school
  • Access to outstanding facilities, resources and professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Access to extensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Easy access via public transport and onsite parking

About us

Strathcona Girls Grammar School has a strongly connected community of learners where students achieve excellent academic and co-curricular results.

Located in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, we are a unique, medium-sized girls' school with three separate campuses in Canterbury and Hawthorn. The school provides education from ELC to Year 12. Both boys and girls are catered for in the Early Learning Centre.

At Strathcona, you are given every opportunity to experience genuine career progression within the education sector. With access to state-of-the-art resources and facilities, ongoing professional development and opportunities for advancement, your career can be enriched and full of promise.

Your future starts here!

About the role

We have an opportunity for an engaging Performing Arts Administrator to provide administrative, operational and staffing support to the Performing Arts program. This position is full-time and ongoing.

The Performing Arts Administrator will work as an integral member of the Performing Arts team, led by the Head of Performing Arts. They will work on a variety of administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of the School's Performing Arts program, including Instrumental and Vocal Music Tuition Programs; ensemble rehearsals and performances; and School Drama and Musical productions. They will provide support across individual tuition, classroom programs and a broad Curricular and Co-curricular program.

In addition, with the School celebrating its centenary in 2024, the Performing Arts Administrator will also have a key organizational role in assisting in the running and administering of the school's Performing Arts Centenary events.

About you

Strathcona are looking for individuals who will complement and strengthen our team. You will be friendly, well presented and highly organised.

The ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written presentation skills, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to cope with simultaneous demands from staff, students and visitors. They are also the first point of contact for parents. The incumbent will have event administration experience and hold excellent data/office management skills. To be successful in this role we are looking for an individual who exhibits a learning disposition in relation to all aspects of their role, striving for continuous improvement in addition to bringing the required skills and experience.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in the Performing Arts or Music (School experience is preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Well-developed general office and administrative skills and high attention to detail and flexibility
  • Capacity to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced MS Outlook, Word and Excel skills
  • Supportive of the values and teachings of the Christian tradition

The position has a wide range of detailed responsibilities and required outcomes. For a full position description please visit our website.

Please note: interviews may commence prior to the closing date. We would encourage applications to be submitted as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Strathcona Girls Grammar School is an organisation committed to Child Protection and to the implementation of Childsafe policies and practices.

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