Closing date March 26, 2023
Location Colleges (ACT): St Clare's College (Griffith)
Status Permanent

About this job

Location: St Clare's College, Griffith ACT
Employment Type:
Hours per fortnight: Part-time, 60 hours per fortnight
Employment Agreement: Averaged - working 40 weeks per year, being paid for 52 weeks
Salary Range:
$71,711 (full-time equivalent) plus superannuation 
Start Date:
Immediate (negotiable) 
Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 26 March 2023

St Clare’s College is an inclusive and caring community where learning is valued and students are given every opportunity to grow in all dimensions of their life. We provide a safe and empowering environment for students to reach their full potential. We are a learning community whose teachers strive for the “spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual, and aesthetic development of all students”.

About the Role

The Attendance officer plays an integral role in maintaining records of student attendance, and ensuring accurate information is communicated about student absences to parents and carers, and to College staff. They liaise with parents to seek clarification of student information about leave, and with staff to ensure awareness of student movement during the school day. The attendance office is the point of contact for students. It is also a point of continuing communication within our school community (parents, staff, students and visitors). Therefore, the attendance officer needs to project a professional image that reflects the catholic ethos and the mission statement of the College.

Essential Criteria

  • Strong administrative and communication skills
  • High level inter-personal skills including the capacity to work effectively and collaboratively with students, parents and staff
  • Demonstrated competence in using the Microsoft office suite and information technology systems and databases or the willingness to undertake training to achieve this.
  • A commitment to the College’s Catholic ethos


  • First Aid qualification or willingness to obtain
  • Current ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) card

Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.

Application Process

Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the Position Description

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.

For further information about the School, please visit our website. Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn can be accessed here.

Position specific queries: Please contact Nicola Edghill on 02 6260 9400 or via email

Application queries: Please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6218 0007 or via email