administrative assistant in Pymble

patricia holliday, randstad
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AU$ 66,000 - AU$ 70,000 per year

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pymble, new south wales
administration & office support
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AU$ 66,000 - AU$ 70,000 per year
2 years
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job description


  • Permanent, full-time Administration Assistant role available
  • Based in Sydney’s Upper North Shore (near Gordon / Pymble)
  • To ideally start in January 2021
  • The salary is $66,990 per annum, plus 10% superannuation.
  • Working in a small, hardworking and efficient team.

The Client:

  • Randstad is recruiting for an elite private school located in the Upper North Shore (near Gordon).
  • The vacancy is for a permanent School Administration Assistant to join their College Services Team.
  • A great opportunity for a professional Administrator who is enthusiastic, hard-working and pro-active, aiming to learn new skills.

The Role:

  • Working in a fast-paced and ever-changing department supporting teaching, operational staff and parents.

Your Duties:

  • Undertake a variety of office support tasks and work diligently under pressure
  • Provide admin support to teachers (extraction of class lists, formatting, teaching calendars, etc.)
  • Providing written communication to parents via email and large mail merges/mail-outs
  • Proofread reports and communications (excellent writing skills a must)
  • Managing a large database - entering information
  • Managing content on the school’s website
  • Attend calls from parents to help with a variety of inquiries
  • Incorporating new and effective ways to achieve better results
  • Reception cover when required


To be successful, you will:

  • boast a strong administrative background (2yrs+) in a corporate / private company or working in a school, college, TAFE or University
  • have advanced Microsoft Office skills (including v-lookup, mail merge, filtering and extraction of reports)
  • be Tech-savvy, as you will be working with various types of software
  • be a fast and accurate typist (minimum of 70 WPM with at least 95% accuracy for word processing) - testing is required.
  • have a high level of flexibility, adaptability and resourcefulness
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • have high attention to detail
  • be well organised, with the ability to prioritise tasks & multi-task.


  • Be part of a hard-working and very supportive team who love coming to work!
  • Huge learning environment (the manager is committed to supporting your growth and professional development)
  • Work in beautiful surroundings (lots of greenery, picnic area)
  • Access to library and gym
  • Wellbeing functions
  • Close to train station (Pymble and Gordon)
  • Employee recognition awards
  • 10% superannuation!

Next Steps:

  • If you meet the above criteria - please apply now with your resume in a Word doc.
  • Only applicants via this link are accepted (no emails/calls).

For shortlisted candidates:

  • You will receive an email from Podium to complete Administrative testing (online).
  • You will receive the full job description via email and a link to complete a virtual interview.
  • The client will be conducting interviews on the 14th & 15th Jan 2021.
  • Ideally to start ASAP (end Jan 2021).

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree