Executive Assistant to the Head of Secondary

Maitland Christian School

Applications Close: 14 Jun 2024

Commencement Date: 22 Jul 2024


Maitland Christian School is in an exciting season of growth. With solid growth in the quality and reputation of the school in the local community, student numbers, organisational capacity and facilities are rapidly expanding. Maitland Christian School is seeking expressions of interest for a Secondary Executive Assistant.

As the Secondary Executive Assistant, your key responsibilities will be to provide exceptional administrative and executive support to the Head of Secondary.

Suitable applicants will be interviewed as they apply

Applicants with suitable experience are invited to apply. The position is required for Term 3, 2024.

Requests for further information should be directed to:  [email protected]

 Apply online by visiting our Employment Page www.maitlandcs.nsw.edu.au/contact-us/employment/

We reserve the right to close this position prior to the application closing date should a suitable applicant be found.

Applications Close Friday, June 14, 2024

 Essential Criteria

  • Committed Christian actively involved in a Church.
  • Committed to the principles of Christian Schooling.
  • A heart to see the whole team and organisation succeed.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise work in a demanding environment.
  • Ability to utilise sound independent judgement and initiative in fulfilling responsibilities.
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships and effectively communicate using tact, patience and courtesy in a manner that reflects positively on the School.
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy with experience in word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Willingness to continue to learn and grow.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate

Desirable Criteria

  • Good understanding of Christian education.
  • Experience in School Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of standard record keeping, filing systems and procedures.

Selection Process

Following the close of applications, the Selection Committee of the School will consider applications and prepare a short list of candidates for interview.  It is expected that at least one round of interviews will be undertaken with the successful applicant appointed immediately.

Suitable applicants will be interviewed as they apply

All children and young people who come to a Maitland Christian School Ltd campus have a right to feel and be safe.  We are committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe and are able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.  The School’s Statement of Commitment to Child Safety has been designed to reflect the National Principles for Child Safe Organisation which is a responsibility of ALL staff.


Salary will be in line with NSW Christian Schools General Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2020-2023 at the level of responsibility and experience of the successful applicant.

Have Questions?

If you would like further information, please contact us at – [email protected]

Interested in Applying

Maitland is a growing and vibrant city located in the beautiful Lower Hunter Valley in regional NSW.  It offers a picturesque rural setting combined with excellent community facilities that make it an attractive regional location.  With proximity to Newcastle and nearness to Sydney, all of the benefits of regional NSW living are available while accessing more extensive city opportunities.

Maitland Christian School is an established Prep to Year 12 Christian School located in the beautiful Hunter Valley.  The School has been providing quality Christian education for over 35 years within a vibrant community that emphasises an individual’s strength as we aim for faith development, academic, sporting and cultural excellence.  The School started our sister School Arise Christian College in 2020.

Maitland Christian School is a great school built with great staff.  We value quality leaders and educators, and it is our vision to see students’ lives transformed through a Bible-based, excellence-focused, strengths enriched and missionally outworked education.  Here is a message from our Principal on exactly that:

To apply for this job please visit www.maitlandcs.nsw.edu.au.

For enquiries please contact Kath Hirons on 0249337633 or [email protected]

To apply for this job please visit www.maitlandcs.nsw.edu.au.

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