Business Manager

St Brendan’s College

 Yeppoon, QLD


St Brendan’s College is a Catholic day and boarding school in the Edmund Rice tradition for boys in Years 7-12. Operating since 1940, the College is located on a beautiful 300 acres only minutes from the beaches of Yeppoon and only a 30 minute drive from Rockhampton.

The College provides an encouraging, nurturing and supportive learning environment that promotes academic excellence. We have a reputation for producing friendly, hard-working and down-to-earth young men who are generous in serving the community.


For further information about the College, please visit



We are seeking a bright, commercial leader to build upon St Brendan’s success.  As Business Manager, you will have a varied and interesting role including:

*Leading all financial aspects of the College, managing budgets, presenting financial reports to leadership and the Advisory Council;

*Responsibility for the campus and its day-to-day operation, as well as sites for extra-curricular activities, through leadership of the ICT, Property Services and Administration teams;

*With the Principal, providing strategic leadership for longer term, capital planning and development of facilities.

In this role you will work closely with the Principal and be a key member of a dynamic Leadership Team to help the school navigate its bright future.  You will report directly to the Principal and be supported by a small team of staff in an enriching and supportive environment.



Applications are encouraged from commercial professionals as well as experienced Business Managers.

To succeed in the role you will have:

*Experience in responsibility for the financial management of a medium-sized business

*Strong leadership experience across multi disciplines

*Demonstrated understanding of the charism of Blessed Edmund Rice

*Ability to be a strategic thinker, while balancing the hands-on day to day requests

*Capacity to be a strong communicator of financial results and budgets

*Exemplary collaborative practices

*Tertiary qualifications in Accounting/Commerce with CA /CPA preferred



*Attractive remuneration package

*Great location just minutes from beaches in Yeppoon

*Access to College facilities

*Professional Development opportunities, including National EREA Conferences



Applications can be addressed to EREA Recruitment and emailed to

Please include a:

  1. Current CV
  1. Cover Letter (no more than 2 pages)


For more information, please contact Madison McQuiggan at (03) 9426 3205 or




All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures. 

Evidence of a valid WWCC clearance (Blue Card) and compliance with COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates will be required prior to employment. 

Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.