Administration Assistant- Newstead

The Benefits for You: 

We are committed to our employee experience and are proud to have consistently achieved above industry Employee Engagement results. Specifically on offer to you in this role is: 

  • Excellent working hours, 6 hours per day- Monday-Friday (negotiable to suit you)
  • We prioritise your wellbeing, have a dedicated wellbeing committee and offer a range of free resources including access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Up to 10 days paid study leave to participate in practicums or complete studies in a work-related area.
  • We value your opinion, your voice will be heard, as we actively promote democracy and collaboration

About Gowrie NSW Newstead 

We are a leading non-profit early & middle childhood organisation founded in 1940, with a focus on demonstration of high-quality pedagogical practice. We are proud to be bringing the historic Newstead to life and excited to open a 90-place centre where children will be immersed in beautiful and inviting learning environments. Newstead will be a place for children and childhood.

Your Impact: 

You will be the first point of contact for families and will be instrumental in the smooth running of the centre. Some of your responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing strong professional relationships through effective and open communication with families
  • Overseeing and maintaining enrolments, waitlists, and attendance records
  • Managing all incoming calls, taking messages, and redirecting where necessary
  • Collaborating with the Centre Manager to manage outstanding debt in line with Gowrie NSW fee policy
  • Conducting regular audits to ensure all physical, and digital records are current and correct

About you: 

We are excited to welcome a dedicated professional who is committed to growing with us. You will have: 

  • Proven experience in a similar administrative role - essential
  • Qualification in Administration - desirable
  • Current compliance certificates (e.g. WWCC etc) - essential
  • Two doses of approved COVID-19 vaccination, with the willingness to comply with additional health requirements (including booster shots) – essential

Next steps: 

To apply, please send your most recent cv and cover letter to

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply. 

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