Risk and Compliance and Human Resources Officer

Position closing: 11-Jun-2019

Yarra Valley Grammar in Ringwood is a leading, coeducational school in the Anglican tradition catering for students from Early Learning to Year 12.  

We understand the value of boys and girls working together to develop teamwork, sociability and self confidence.  Yarra Valley Grammar is a school with an affirming culture which gives its students the confidence to achieve. 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding person to this very important position in our Corporate Services team.

The Risk and Compliance and Human Resources Officer is responsible for assessing and mitigating risk across School operations, ensuring the School’s compliance with regulatory requirements and fulfilling the human resources function for all School staff members.

In particular, the successful applicant will be required to perform tasks in the following areas:
1. Compiling and completing risk assessments and training team members to complete these
2. Maintaining the School’s Risk Register and updating the Board on relevant operational risks
3. Drafting operational and Board policies
4. Ensuring compliance with all State and Federal statutes relating to School operation
5. Monitoring the issue of staff contracts and performing staff inductions
6. Monitoring staff training 
7. Assisting with implementing the ELMO software system
8. Chairing the Child Safe committee and monitoring Child Safe practices at the School

Previous experience within an independent school setting is preferred, together with experience in Risk and Compliance.

The role is part time at approximately 32.5 hours per week, term time only and hours can be arranged to suit the successful candidate. Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills are required along with the ability to demonstrate initiative and to prioritise tasks, as well as a commitment to the utmost confidentiality in all interactions.  

A salary commensurate with experience will be offered.  The successful applicant must have a current Working with Children Check.

Applications close 4.00pm on Tuesday 11 June 2019.

Yarra Valley Grammar is a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Click here for a detailed Position Description. 

Applications should include a covering letter and resume (including three referees) and addressed to:

Dr Mark Merry
Yarra Valley Grammar
Kalinda Road, Ringwood, 3134


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Yarra Valley Grammar is a Child Safe organization and has zero tolerance for child abuse