11 Mar 2021


for Steiner Education Australia – Melbourne

Job Description

St Kilda Steiner Kindergarten is located at 435a Inkerman Street, East St Kilda in the tranquil gardens behind the St James the Great church.

The kindergarten operates a sessional programme from 8:40am to 3pm. Teachers and educators work together in caring for a group of 22 mixed-age (3 – 5yo) children. The teacher and the educators, as part of their daily activities, take care of the children’s environment, the room and the garden.

The kindergarten is looking for a part-time administrative assistant to undertake the following tasks:

  • Prepare and send invoices using xero
  • Liaising with bookkeeper/treasurer on payments and fees
  • Ordering of kindergarten supplies
  • Managing the info@ email
  • Ensuring risk management forms are filled in and up to date
  • Creating casual relief staff list (contacting teachers and educators through email and phone, going through resumes, creating document for office with potential staff details)
  • Setting up handovers between committees
  • Following up on OHS info from previous parents in the role
  • KIM-updating kinder details
  • Updating staff info in folder and in soft copy on Drive
  • Creating updated list of staff’s qualifications and review dates
  • Following up with staff to renew their qualifications
  • Update information on committee and parent details.
  • Ensuring emergency drills are done every term (in both groups)
  • Calling in tradespeople or parent volunteers as required for maintenance
  • Forwarding relevant info from Department to staff and committee
  • Liaising with cleaners
  • Organising staff relief cover
  • Creating newsletters in collaboration with the teachers
  • Creating Open Day flyers and ensuring distribution through families and social media
  • Supporting review process of QIP and policies
  • Liaising with relevant parties about student placements
  • Liaising with IT, Grants officer and other relevant coordinator roles
  • Ensuring Covid regulations are up to date and adhered to

Kindergarten environment:

Our kindergarten environment is free of advertising and asks that the children and staff respect this policy in their clothing.


  • To be prepared to attend training courses if required, such as first aid.
  • Communicate with staff and committee members as required.
  • Undertake to maintain clear communications with committee, staff, bookkeeper and parents via phone, email as required.


A confident, quiet and patient manner is seen as important and befitting a mature role model for young children. Willing and good communication is important across the teaching team as well as with the parent body.

Salary & entitlements

Flexible hours and on/off site. Pay is $20/hour for 8 hours a week.


Prospective Applicants require:

Current Victorian WWCC and Police Clearance


Please email cover letter and CV to:


10 April 2021

How to Apply

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Job Locations: Melbourne.
Job Categories: Administrative Assistants and Teaching - Early Childhood.
Job Types: Part-Time.
Job Tags: full time jobs for 50+, jobs for 50+, jobs for mature age workers, jobs for older workers, mature age jobs, older workers, and older workers jobs.
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