Careers at CSPD


Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD). We welcome passionate individuals to share our commitment to serving children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

At any given time, we may have a variety of primary, secondary and specialist teaching roles available across our 80 schools as well as non-teaching positions in schools and our central office that support the delivery of innovative learning and teaching to around 43,500 students.

Our aim is to ensure our schools are the first choice for families, students and staff.

Check out our current opportunities below.

Resource Planning Officer - Learning

Apply now Job no: 503984
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
Categories: Administration, Finance, Other

  • Permanent full-time opportunity

  • Parramatta location with a hybrid working model

  • Be part of a supportive and dynamic work environment

We are seeking a Resource Planning Officer to be accountable for assisting leaders in our Learning  teams with understanding allocation, utilisation and forecast of Learning and school staffing, maintaining team data and reporting to support team outcomes.

As the successful candidate, you’ll bring some workforce planning or resource coordination experience, or relevant financial and administrative skills. You’ll also possess a consultative mindset, a head for numbers and bring an affinity for problem solving to help us work through our critical and high impact school staffing processes.

In your first three months you will:

  • Join the Resource Planning team in delivering our final school staffing cycle for 2023, working with leaders in our Learning teams to allocate staffing where students need it most

  • Work with team members to develop your deep understanding of the Learning team’s structure and processes, quickly becoming a reliable expert in the way things work

  • Use your initiative and fresh perspective to suggest and deliver improvement to process

Your day to day:

  • Supporting leaders in the allocation of formula and need-based staffing

  • Updating and ensuring data accuracy using available tools, providing reliable utilisation and forecasts based and reporting on approved, anticipated and ad-hoc requests

  • Supporting continuous improvement initiatives in processes and systems a part of resource planning project teams

  • Providing support and expertise to Leaders in understanding allocations and tools throughout staffing cycles and working with resource planning teams to forecast and model future needs

  • Monitoring budgets and holding monthly & bi-monthly budget meetings with managers

  • Managing financial and payroll reconciliations to actuals on a fortnightly cycle

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant area of study or appropriate demonstrated experience

  • Proficiency in TechOne or transferable experience in relevant softwares

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary Packaging options

  • Hybrid/Flexible working environment - work between your home and the office

  • Employee Wellbeing Assistance Program

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Up to 14 weeks Paid Parental Leave

  • Supportive and collaborative culture

Interested? Apply today!

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 CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

CSPD 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.

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