About ACC Hume
Australian Christian College (ACC) is a protestant non-denominational, Christian Education organisation, whose mission is to develop each and every student to be equipped spiritually, academically, socially and physically to flourish into their full potential, and be a positive influence on the world around them. ACC is wholeheartedly committed to excellence in education so that students are “well known, well loved, and well taught” by dedicated trained Christian staff.
ACC is part of Christian Education Ministries, with 12 schools in 5 states, and is also the largest non-government Distance Education provider in Australia.
ACC Hume, is located at Benalla (2hrs north of Melbourne), and is a P-9, co-ed, Christian school with an onsite Early Learning Centre. Secondary year groups are being added each year until P-12 is catered for by 2026. The school is in the middle of an exciting period of growth and development.
See a video giving insight into the school here.
Statement of Commitment to Child Safety & Wellbeing
- ACC Hume Ltd is a child safe organisation which welcomes all children, young people and their families.
- We are committed to providing environments where our students are safe and feel safe, where their participation is valued, their views respected, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Our child safe policies, strategies and practices are inclusive of the needs of all children and students.
- We have no tolerance for child abuse and take proactive steps to identify and manage any risks of harm to students in our school environments.
- We promote positive relationships between students and adults and between students and their peers. These relationships are based on trust and respect.
- We take proactive steps to identify and manage any risk of harm to students in our school environment. When child safety concerns are raised or identified, we treat these seriously and respond promptly and thoroughly.
- Particular attention is given to the child safety needs of Aboriginal students, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, international students, students with disabilities, those unable to live at home, those who identify as LGBTIQ+, and all other students experiencing risk or vulnerability.
- Inappropriate or harmful behaviour targeting students based on these or other characteristics, such as racism or homophobia, are not tolerated at our school, and any instances identified will be addressed with appropriate consequences.
- Child safety is a shared responsibility. Every person involved in our school has an important role in promoting child safety and wellbeing and promptly raising any issues or concerns about a child’s safety.
- We are committed to regularly reviewing our child safe practices, and seeking input from our students, families, staff, and volunteers to inform our ongoing strategies.
As a part of your application, you must read and support the Child Safety & Wellbeing Policy and the Child Safety Code of Conduct. These documents are also available here.
**Core Responsibilities & Duties **
The Administration Officer role is focussed on supporting the Principal and the administrative duties of the school. Duties include:
- Living out your faith in a Christian school community, with an attitude of hospitality, care and excellence;
- Contributing to the holistic care and welfare of students;
- Managing enquiries from students, parents, staff and the general public;
- Overseeing the social media platforms and communication;
- Supporting the organisation and coordination of school events;
- Managing timely and accurate communication with the school community;
- Providing administrative support to the Principal, including arranging appointments, managing calendars, preparing both confidential and general correspondence, and communicating with key stakeholders;
- The ability to engage with and learn how to use software and systems utilised in school settings, such as Google Suites and a Student Information System (such as Sentral or Salesforce); and,
- Maintaining the highest standards of professionalism, flexibility and the ability to work with colleagues.
- Participate in child safety and wellbeing induction and training provided by the school and always follow the school’s child safety and wellbeing policies and procedures;
- Ensure students’ views are taken seriously and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives;
- Implement inclusive practices that respond to the diverse needs of students;
- Model and promote the vision and values of the school;
- Attend and participate in staff meetings as required;
- Be actively involved in regular staff devotions and prayer.
This part-time (2 to 3 days a week) role is expected to start Term 1 2024.
- Evidence of the right to work in Australia
- Proof of identity
- Clearance status of the Working with Children Check
- Statements of service from previous child-connected roles
- References from previous child-connected roles
- Be a committed Christian, comfortable with sharing your faith
- Have a heart for, and experience in, customer care
- Relate well to staff, students and parents
- Be able to work collaboratively and autonomously
- Have a servant heart
- Have demonstrated excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
- Authentic Christian culture and vision.
- Grow in your faith, skills, and experience.
- Join a faith community that shares regular worship events, devotions and prayer.
How to Apply
Only applicants who apply via the link below will be considered: