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Senior Admin Officer

12 Month Contract (with possible move to permanent part-time)

Part Time 0.8 FTE

Peregrine is a small, rural, alternative K – 10 independent school (45 mins south of Hobart) with a strong focus on connection, choice, creativity and community. Students are actively encouraged to participate in decision making in many aspects of their learning program and some aspects of the school’s operation.  

The school is currently seeking an experienced and dedicated Senior Admin Officer to lead the operational objectives of the school through effective and efficient management of key functions, such as Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Enrolments and Workplace Health and Safety. 

The Senior Admin Officer is responsible for:

  • Supervising and supporting the Administrative Assistant in the day to day operational administrative functions of the school, 
  • Supervising and supporting other members of general staff, such as the Facilities and IT Managers.
  • Managing financial systems and reporting, as well as preparing and reviewing budgets
  • Developing and maintaining sustainable systems of work, including policies, processes and procedures,
  • Ensuring compliance with the requirements of State and Commonwealth legislation in the areas of Work, Health and Safety and Education.
  • Supporting the Co-Principals in the long-term strategic planning of the school.
  • Providing reports to the school’s governing body, as required.

Qualifications and experience in finance, WHS, and/or business administration is highly desirable.

If this sounds like the sort of exciting challenge that you are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

For further information, please contact Imogen Hunt, Co-Principal, via email:

A copy of the position description can be found here

Applications close May 31, 2024

General Expressions of Interest across the school (ongoing)

If your philosophy aligns, you can express interest to be notified for a future role at Peregrine. 

Please provide your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in our school and what you feel you can offer to our school community to Co-Principal, Rosy Keen (