HR / People and Culture Specialist - Permanent / Full-time / Immediate start

Sydney · New South Wales

Ensure that all staff feel supported and are positively engaged with the School by managing the operations and compliance of the HR / People & Culture services.

What is the Role?

To lead all operational and compliance of the People and Culture services and to provide sound Employment Law advice in workplace relations matters, thereby creating the foundation for positive engagement and support of all staff.

Who will the successful applicant be?

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a role delivering the full operations of the end-to-end employee life cycle, in a medium size business (school or other)
  • Certificate or tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or equivalent field
  • Strong capability in interpreting industrial instruments and provision of advice, specifically around role classification, entitlements and remuneration
  • A desire and ability to continuously learn and improve, specifically around process improvement, moving data to a single source of truth within a Human Resource Information System
  • Possess a natural disposition to understanding the customer, with well-developed interpersonal skills, evidenced through principles of servant leadership
  • Be able to demonstrate high levels of integrity, honesty, empathy and collaboration in delivering positive outcomes for the School
  • Ability to adapt to emerging changes using critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Experience in leading and coordinating staff
  • Consistent, methodical approach to work with attention to detail

For a more detailed position description and to apply: HR / People & Culture Specialist


Applications close: 4:00pm, Monday 04 March 2024 

Interviews will commence as applications are received

Who are we?

St Andrew’s Cathedral School (SACS) is an independent, Kindergarten to Year 12 Anglican school located in two high-rise buildings in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. The school offers students a strong academic program and extensive opportunities to be involved in sport, music, drama and outdoor education. As an authentically Christian school in the Anglican tradition, Christian values are embedded in all aspects of daily life, with honesty, integrity, humility, respect and service being foundational to the richness of relationships at SACS. We seek to develop students who think critically and creatively and have hearts that love, minds that grow and lives that give.   

 Why St Andrew's Cathedral School? 

St Andrew’s Cathedral School received Voice Project's Best Workplace Award for staff satisfaction and engagement in 2020, and was recently awarded 5 Star Employer of Choice 2022 by The Educator for positive employee experience.  This is an amazing achievement, representative of a supportive, collegiate culture where every staff member is known, valued and equipped to excel in their role. 


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Prior to employment at the School, this position requires the successful applicant to have a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Please see for further information. It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.

Applications closed Monday 4 March 2024