Carinya Christian School is now receiving applications for a permanent part time Uniform Shop Manager to commence in 2020.

The Position

This permanent part time opportunity is a varied and challenging role. The Uniform Shop Manager is responsible for the complete operation of the Carinya Uniform Shop. The Uniform Shop is based at the Tamworth School and also serves the Gunnedah school.

Download a detailed position description including list of key responsibilities.

The Applicant

In accordance with the school’s purpose, applicants must be committed Christians of reformed evangelical persuasion and be supportive of the school’s Christ Centred educational philosophy. The skills, aptitude, and manner of applicants are essential to success in this varied and challenging role, and will be regarded before qualifications and experiences. Applicants will be considered based on the following criteria:

  • A courteous, tactful and confident manner, as the Uniform Shop is a key point of contact for new families and plays an important role in welcoming new families to the school.

  • Aptitude to understand and utilise accounting software applications such as MYOB.

  • Attention to detail including exceptional analytical and planning skills (ordering is completed 9 months in advance).

  • Aptitude to learn and use MS Excel and other MS Office products.

  • Ability to take initiative, identify and solve problems and make recommendations to the Business Manager and the Uniform Committee.

  • Ability to remain calm and work under pressure by applying themselves consistently and methodically at all times.

  • A desire to be challenged by accepting responsibility for important functions.


During school term times, the Uniform Shop Manager is required three days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) working a total of 24.5 hours per week. During school holiday periods, working hours vary from 3 to 5 days per holiday period, with the Uniform Shop open during the last week of holidays depending upon the requirements for that time of year.


This position is replacing an existing staff member who is concluding their service to the school community at the end of the 2019 school year. The newly appointed Uniform Shop Manager is due to commence on the 15th of January 2020. To ensure a smooth transition and provide opportunity for handover, the successful applicant is required to work alongside the existing Uniform Shop Manager on a casual basis during Term 4 2019. This arrangement will be finalised in consultation with the successful applicant.

The School

Carinya is a co-educational, Christian school with a student population of approximately 800 students between Prep and Year 12 in Tamworth and 200 students between prep and Year 7 in Gunnedah.


The Uniform Shop Manager is classified as being Clerical Admin Level 4 under the Independent Schools NSW Standards Model (Support and Operational Staff) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 – 2021.

How To Apply

Applications must complete a Carinya Staff Application Form. Hard copies are available on request from the Business Manager (6762 0970).

Applicants should also include a cover letter, detailing how they are able to address the selection criteria, and a resume.

Applications close Friday the 27th of September 2019. Interviews will take place as soon as convenient.

More Information About the School

Carinya Website: www.carinya.nsw.edu.au
Carinya Facebook: www.facebook.com/CarinyaTamworth