Chairo Christian School is a growing non-denominational Christian school, with 1,500 Kinder to Year 12 students attending four picturesque campuses in Gippsland and the south eastern outskirts of Melbourne. From January 2018, a fifth campus, in the Latrobe Valley, will commence.
Our mission is to provide excellence in Christ-centred education in partnership with families within a caring Christian community. In doing this, we aim to prepare students thoroughly for further study, careers, service and life in general.
We are currently seeking to appoint a Business Manager to commence in July 2018.Reporting to the School Board and Executive Principal, the Business Manager will also be a non-voting member of the Board. He or she will be responsible for overseeing the overall management of the school’s financial, property, administrative and business-related matters.
This is an exciting opportunity to provide both strategic and operational leadership to a large multi-campus Christian school. The position is also well-complimented by a number of supporting management personnel in areas such as Finance, ICT, Policy, Compliance, Property, Human Resources, Marketing and Administration.
Some other responsibilities will include:
Having obtained relevant tertiary qualifications in business and/or finance, the successful candidate will also possess the following important characteristics and competencies:
Successful applicants will need to be in agreement with and model Chairo’s Articles of Faith.
The safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our students is a high priority. As part of our recruitment process, Chairo undertakes rigorous reference and background checking including, Working with Children and Police Record checks. Before applying, applicants are requested to review Chairo’s Child Safety booklet.
Any enquiries about this position can be directed to the Executive Principal on (03) 5625 4600.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 1 November.
Please note that only online applications will be accepted.
‘I enjoy working at Chairo because of the students. I’m challenged daily to set a godly example for them and to reflect about how and why I teach … and to always give my absolute best. I love working alongside committed and dedicated staff members who inspire me every day.’
Jo began working at Chairo in 1997 as a teacher’s assistant. Encouraged by the Principal to study education, Jo became a Chairo primary teacher in 2004 and taught at the Drouin and Drouin East campuses. Today, Jo works in the library at Pakenham and is ‘the most happily contented teacher librarian on the planet’.
Jo explained, ‘I’m passionate about exciting students about books and literature. I also oversee the running of the library; work with teachers on curriculum; order, shelve and critique books; supervise private study and distance education students; make displays; run competitions and oversee Book Week. I’m also studying to complete a Master’s degree’