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Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) leads, supports, represents and advocates for the Independent sector in South Australia to enhance the success, sustainability and strength of its 104 member schools.  The Association provides a forum for debate on significant policy issues and plays a leading role in providing professional learning, advice and information, and in representing both individual schools and the sector.

Providing strategic and practical support to the Head of Policy, Funding and Compliance, this newly created role, will assist the AISSA to:

  • provide advice and information to member schools on key policy areas including government funding and compliance;
  • develop formulas and processes for the distribution of funding grants;
  • enhance its contribution to research including through the creation and delivery of short-term and long-term research projects;
  • undertake statistical analysis and draft statistical publications.

Applications are sought from candidates with experience in conducting research projects including data management, analysis and report writing.  The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage competing deadlines, high level verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to serve Independent schools. Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience in an associated field are essential.

This is a rare opportunity to join a peak representative body and to assist Independent schools to achieve their vision for improvement and innovation.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit

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

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

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