Overview

Administrative Assistant | KU Children’s Services – Part Time 12 Month Contract

Who we are:
KU Children’s Services (KU) is a leading not for profit provider of nearly 140 early childhood education and care services in NSW, VIC, the ACT and QLD. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, family programs and early intervention services. KU also operates brokered programs on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and provides professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.

The Role

Our KU services and programs enjoy the support of a shared services team based out of our central office in Sydney’s CBD.

Our Early Childhood Education team is seeking a dedicated and organised Administrative Assistant to work Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 hours per day with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the General Manager Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Education teams.

This position will see you providing support services to all of our services across the eastern seaboard of Australia. The main responsibilities of this role are:

Management of service-based incident / accident forms reporting
Completion of reporting documents as required
Management of GMECE diary
Reviewing systems and processes, providing improvement suggestions and implementation.
Filing, archiving and database management.
Completion of travel arrangements for the GMECE and Early Childhood Education teams.
Collation and monitoring of all forms related to the Early Childhood Education department.
Other duties as requested by the GMECE.
Addressing and escalating email and phone inquiries
Delivering outstanding customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

What we’re looking for

The preferred candidate would have sound administrative knowledge and experience. We also want you to be as passionate about early childhood education and as committed to achieving positive outcomes as we are.

In addition, you will have:
A minimum of 2 year’s experience in an administrative role
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Computer literacy numeracy and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs
Strong organisation skills
Ability to work to deadlines
Flexibility to pivot and address developing challenges
Strong attention to detail

The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a Working with Children check.

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 . At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

KU is a culturally sensitive employer, committed to improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and employees.

The KU Difference:
We Reward – We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
We Build Careers – We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
We Grow Our People – We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
We Offer an Inclusive Culture – We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

How do you apply?

If the above resonates with you and you feel you can positively contribute to this close-knit team, please click the ‘apply now’ button to be taken to the application form!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 6:00pm January 9th 2021 – All applications will be reviewed at this time.

Interviews for this exciting opportunity will be held week commencing 11th January 2021.

For enquiries, contact Scott Price HR Manager via careers@ku.com.au ( please note: applications are not accepted via this email).

To view other exciting opportunities for 2021, please visit our website https://www.ku.com.au/careers
KU Children’s Services is one of the most respected early education providers in Australia. Our reputation for rewarding our staff results in the high quality of our services.

100% of KU centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standards.

Our KU family make a difference in the lives of children. You can progress your career, grow your expertise and contribute to your community by joining our team.
Why join us?

KU Children’s Services has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2018, 2017 and 2016. We want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

To encourage and support your professional journey, KU offers:

  • Sector leading employment conditions and pay
  • Well resourced and environmentally responsible workplaces.
  • An outstanding professional learning program
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development
  • Leading edge technology
  • Paid Parental Leave for all staff
  • Coaching and mentoring from experienced colleagues
  • A commitment to innovative and child-focused research on curriculum, future innovations and trends

The KU Difference:
We Reward – We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
We Build Careers – We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
We Grow Our People – We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
We Offer an Inclusive Culture – We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.
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