Executive Assistant – Kilbreda College (VIC)

  • Permanent role
  • Applications close: 5pm on Monday 9th August 2021

Kilbreda College, a Catholic College for girls, seeks a highly relational, innovative and dynamic Executive Assistant to support the Principal.

Located in the bayside suburb of Mentone, Kilbreda College embraces the legacy of Saint Brigid and is committed to the core values and beliefs of the Brigidine tradition of Strength and Kindliness. Kilbreda students today have every opportunity to become women of hope and compassion with a personal commitment to justice and the courage to speak out and respond to the needs of others.

Building on over a century of tradition, with a focus on education, social justice, the environment and pastoral care, the school is part of an wider school network that continues to innovate and grow. The College prides itself on promoting a holistic education for girls through the spiritual, social, academic, physical and cultural dimensions of learning. Through exposure to a rigorous learning environment, an extensive co-curricular program and a deep commitment to social justice, our students are encouraged to pursue excellence, express their creativity and embrace opportunities for leadership and service.

The Position

The Executive Assistant will work in partnership with the Principal providing executive level support and coordination. The Executive Assistant performs a full range of clerical, administrative and project development support functions, including prompt, courteous and effective communication with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure the smooth and effective administration of the Principal’s office. Exceptional time management and forward planning skills, along with a holistic approach to supporting the needs of the Principal and her office will be important. The ability to maintain a sense of calm, understand the complex workings of a school and ensure a high level of confidentiality is essential.

The Executive Assistant represents the College and the Principal, and in doing so will be required to demonstrate:

  • A highly professional manner and excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of confidentiality
  • Independent thinking, routinely anticipating needs and accomplishing objectives and tasks with minimal direction
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills, compiling and delivering clear, concise communications both in writing and in person
  • Outstanding organisational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • An ability to prioritise, delegate and proactively follow-up, resolve problems, avert crisis and fulfil commitments
  • Capacity to learn and improve systems, procedures and integrate new technologies

Kilbreda College is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.
Kilbreda College has engaged Hutton Consulting Australia to assist with the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to obtain the full position description please contact the lead consultant – Dr Amanda Samson on 0433356911 or email amanda.samson@hutton.education

Please ONLY APPLY directly to Hutton Consulting Australia. Only suitably qualified applicants will be contacted.

Applications close:   Monday August 9, 2021 at 5pm