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Business Manager - Bede Polding College

Apply now Job no: 499638
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: Bede Polding College - South Windsor
Categories: Finance


We are currently seeking a motivated and dynamic Business Manager to ensure the efficient and effective management of school operations (other than learning) to achieve the school's objectives.

Established in 1986, Bede Polding College is the collective endeavour of the Catholic communities of St Matthew's Windsor and St Monica's Richmond parishes over many years to secure a Catholic high school for the Hawkesbury area. From a founding class of 112 students, the College now caters for a student population of almost 1200 across years 7 to 12.

Bede Polding College places high value on developing a safe, supportive, inclusive school community. We celebrate the richness and uniqueness of all individuals and are dedicated to witnessing Gospel values through quality Catholic education. We are committed to creating a positive, contemporary learning environment - developing graduates equipped with 21st Century skills and a mindset that is ready to make a difference in the world around them.

For more information on Bede Polding College, we encourage you to visit our website at

The Position

The Business Manager is accountable for:

  • Partnering with school leadership to manage human and physical resources (non-teaching staff, assets and facilities) to ensure the effective operation of the school and to support the learning agenda
  • Managing related business, financial and administrative functions, meeting CEDP process and reporting requirements to ensure positive operational and financial performance
  • Strategic management and facilitation of community partnerships for learning
  • Ensuring compliance with CEDP system Policies and Procedures including satisfying internal and external audit requirements
  • Using an entrepreneurial and business mindset to implement and run continuous improvement at a school-level in collaboration with the Principal Leader

Typical Experience and Qualifications: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, accounting or a related area of study
  • Appropriate demonstrated business experience of at least 7+ years 
  • Management of a team of 3+ resources 

The Organisation

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney. 

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Successful candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here

 Position Description - Business Manager.pdf

Position Description

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