Economic Development Manager

Economic Development Manager

Samford Valley Steiner School is seeking an experienced and energetic Economic Development Manager.  The EDM holds an important role in the school’s administrative structure and is a member of the senior leadership team.  The successful applicant will have proven financial management capabilities and demonstrate integrity and an ethical, relationship-based approach to business; in-keeping with the school’s core values and mission.

This role is a new role replacing the previous Business Administrator role.  The role has been re-imagined to align more closely with the school’s core vision to strive towards social renewal.  An understanding of or interest in the ideas of Rudolf Steiner, particularly in relation to money and social renewal is of importance to the Economic Development Manager role.

The role requires strength and experience in strategic and systems development to support the growth of the school, whilst staying true to the cultural context.  

The successful applicant will inspire and guide a small administrative team and be responsible for the daily oversight of all business, accounting and financial functions of the school including but not limited to:  budgets; financial reporting; human resources administration; payroll and debtors; financial compliance; assets, site maintenance and building projects; ICT and WHS.

Previous experience working in a non-state school and/or other non-profit organisation would be a distinct

CPA or CA qualifications are essential. If you also have strong interpersonal skills we would like to hear from you.  Please forward your letter of application and response to the selection criteria together with your current CV to Please note that applicants not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered for the role.

Applications close Friday 1st February 2019

Economic Development Manager Application Package 2019