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Pedare Christian College

Catering for 920 students from Reception to Year 12, Pedare is an independent, co-educational Anglican and Uniting Church day school. The College was founded in 1986 and is situated in the north east of Adelaide, 30 minutes from the CBD.  Pedare is a progressive school that is committed to fostering partnerships with families that enable students to excel in their learning and develop a strong sense of self-worth and the skills to contribute to local and global communities.

Reporting to the Principal and forming part of the Senior Executive Team, this pivotal position works closely with the experienced skills based College Board to oversee all the business, finance, and property management of the College.  Key responsibilities include:

  • providing strategic advice to the College Board, Finance Committee, Principal and Senior Executive Team and assisting the Principal in the day-to-day and strategic management of the College;
  • developing and maintaining effective financial planning and budgetary controls and managing risk and compliance;
  • capturing, recording and reporting vital information for use by key stakeholders;
  • leading, developing, mentoring, motivating and managing the College’s finance and property teams.

Applications are encouraged ideally from CA/CPA qualified professionals with the commercial acumen, superior negotiation skills, drive, energy and warmth necessary for a multi-dimensional role at this level.  Experience in the education sector is not essential but may be an advantage; more important is a genuine affinity with independent schooling.  An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

This is an exciting time to join this buoyant and successful school community as it further develops its rich educational offerings and provides opportunities for students to succeed in a wide range of educational pathways.

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Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

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