Building Projects Support Officer


Perth Waldorf School
Invites applications for
Building Projects Support Officer 0.4FTE (2 Days)
$30.00 to $34.00 per hour
Commencing in August, 2019 – 2-year contract

“At Perth Waldorf School we are committed to promoting the safety, health and wellbeing of children and young people and expect all school staff, parents, students, volunteers and visitors to the school to share that commitment”

Where: The school is located in a bushland setting in the southern suburbs of Perth, Australia (approx. 20 minutes from the CBD). Nearby is the popular and cosmopolitan town of Fremantle and the school is only 15 minutes from the coast. We provide a full Steiner curriculum from Playgroup to Class 12.

In this role, the Building Projects Officer will provide support to PWS building projects. Supporting the selection of and working with the project managers / designers and architects assigned to various building projects. In this role you will also oversee bushfire management and work collaboratively and as a team member with internal & external stakeholders including contractors, the City of Cockburn, DEFES and any other specialists as required.
You will be employed by the School Administrator and the role will be directed by, in collaboration with and reporting to the School Administration Coordinator.
Please see for the Position Description.

Selection Criteria:
• Demonstrated ability to manage capital building projects, including construction management and process control documentation.
• Demonstrated ability to manage human and financial resources.
• Demonstrated high level reflective thinking, interpersonal skills, oral and written communication and relationship building skills.
• An openness to the essential ethos of Steiner education at the heart of the school.

This position will be subject to a three-month review and a six month probation period. The role is part-time; however, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexibility around hours / days of work as the hours may vary depending on what is required with each project.

Written applications, including a CV, a one-page cover letter and three referees, should be marked ‘Private & Confidential’ and forwarded to:

The Administrator, Perth Waldorf School,
Or Email:
Applications close 4:00pm on Tuesday 23rd of July 2019

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Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 23 July, 2019 - 16:00
Contact Person: 
Bruce Lee