Vacancies at Mater Dei School


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Administrative Assistant

Are you a dynamic, efficient and IT savvy administrator who is capable of juggling multiple priorities in a critical Executive Support role?


Mater Dei is seeking a temporary full time Administrative Assistant to join our team for the 2023 school year commencing 25 January, with a possibility of extension after 12 months. This role will provide professional level administrative and secretarial support to the School Executive Team, for all facets of their responsibilities. In addition, the role encompasses responsibility for coordinating the day to day entry, reporting and management of all student data within our Compass Education Management system. Therefore, the ability to liaise and interact with staff, students, parents and other members of the Mater Dei community is a significant feature of the role.


Essential Criteria

  • Relevant business administration qualifications and demonstrated experience in a busy administrative, school based or executive support role

  • Highly developed administrative, organisation and time management skills with attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) with an ability to build relationships, communicate at all levels and remain calm under pressure

  • Self-directed with a proven ability to work under limited direction and organise and prioritise a range of tasks to meet deadlines

  • Strong initiative, problem-solving skills and proven ability to develop and improve processes and practices

  • High level Apple Mac computing skills including the use of digital calendars and email and the ability to utilise Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint at an advanced level (minimum typing speed 60wpm)

  • Proficiency using Compass Education Management System

  • Commitment to our organisational values and working collaboratively within a team environment

  • Commitment to confidentiality and the ability to manage issues with sensitivity, diplomacy and tact

  • Current Working with Children Check

  • Up to date vaccination is a condition of employment at Mater Dei. Evidence (of 3 doses of an eligible COVID-19 Vaccination) must be sighted for the successful applicant prior to an offer of employment being made.


A copy of the Position Description can be accessed here


To Apply

Please submit your CV, cover letter addressing the selection criteria and completed Application for Employment Form available from the link at the top of this page to


Applications Close                   5pm, Tuesday 29 November 2022


Casual Teachers

We currently have a number of casual teaching vacancies available for enthusiastic K-12 educators who have a passion for Special Education, commencing as soon as possible.

Essential Criteria

Successful applicants must have:

  • A current Working With Children Check

  • Registration with NESA

  • A commitment to the Catholic ethos and willingness to teach the School's Religion Education Program

  • A commitment to innovation and educational change

  • Experience and/or qualifications in, or an understanding of, Special Education

  • A flexible and adaptable approach with a good sense of humour and enjoy being part of a supportive, professional team

  • Strong skills in the teaching of Literacy and Numeracy

  • An ability to teach across all KLAs

  • A personal commitment to life-long learning

  • Vaccination is a condition of employment at Mater Dei. Evidence (of double vaccination and relevant booster for COVID-19) must be produced prior to an offer of casual employment being made

What We Can Offer You

  • Salary and conditions in line with the NSW Independent Schools (Teachers-Model A) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017

  • Minimum casual engagement of $408.94 per day (Band 1)

  • Well-resourced and innovative in technology

  • Idyllic rural setting

  • Ample parking

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter addressing the selection criteria and completed application for employment form (available to download from the link at the top of this page) to Karen Williams, HR Manager at

Mater Dei is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe, feel safe and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. The successful applicant will be subject to relevant child related employment screening.