Business Manager

St Paul’s College

Gilles Plains, South Australia

Commencing January 2022


About the College:

St Paul’s College is an R-12 Catholic College in the Edmund Rice tradition, with a current enrolment of approximately 750 students, supported by over 75 teaching and support staff.  St Paul’s is in an exciting period of growth and transition, with the College becoming a coeducational school as of January 2022. The initial phase will be introduced from Reception to Year 8 in 2022, allowing the College to grow to a full coeducational school by 2026. In addition, St Paul’s is undertaking significant capital works, in line with the College’s strategic directions, to support its growth. This includes the redevelopment of the library centre and courtyard and the building of a new senior school block.

At St Paul’s all students are welcome and are encouraged to be their best through the College’s core values of Faith, Relationships, Excellence and Diversity.


About the Role:

The Executive Director of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) is seeking to appoint an accomplished professional in the role of Business Manager, to join the College Leadership Team, commencing in January 2022. This opportunity arises in a pivotal period of growth for the College, and is a varied leadership role which covers finance, property, IT and staff management in an enriching and supportive environment. The successful applicant will have tertiary Accounting qualifications, relevant experience and strong leadership skills.

An Information Package, outlining the key responsibilities for the position and Selection Criteria, can be obtained below or by contacting EREA Recruitment on (03) 9426 3205 or


How to Apply:                                                                           

Applications can be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and emailed to Please include a:

* Curriculum Vitae

*Covering Letter, outlining reasons for your interest in the position and your vision for a Business Manager in a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition (no more than 2 pages)


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 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.