Logo for Penrhos College
Events Toggle Search box

Working at Penrhos

People who work at Penrhos College agree – Penrhos is a fantastic, caring and supportive educational organisation.

Penrhos College highly values its employees and seeks to attract the best people to join our innovative and dynamic environment. As a leading WA school we aim to provide:

  • a cooperative, team oriented and supportive culture
  • a focus on achieving excellence in their area of expertise
  • a culture where staff contribution is highly valued and encouraged
  • a wide range of professional work-related experiences and activities directly relevant to education
  • recognition for their contribution
  • an environment that focuses on staff wellbeing

Current vacancies

Administration Officer (Music Department)

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.

Our purpose is to ‘inspire girls to become extraordinary women’.

A fantastic opportunity exists to join our Music Department in the role of Administration Officer (Music Department) commencing mid Term 3 2021.

The position involves providing support to the Music Department including being the primary support to the Director of Music (Head of Department).

 

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

Administration of the College Peripatetic Music program, including timetable support, room bookings, calendar

Coordination of ensemble set-up and monitoring in Compass

Coordination of tutor pays, reconciliations, Instrumental/Vocal Accounts: debiting and crediting accounts, general Purchase orders

Organisation and administration of the College’s Instrumental Store and Music Library, using Optimo and awareness of Copyright requirements

Communication with parents, students, peripatetic music tutors and external parties

Assisting with the coordination of excursions, Music Camp, Visiting Artist and Music Tours both on and off campus with Director of Music.

 

Working hours are between 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday to Friday during Term time, plus an additional 8 – 12 days per year to assist with the establishment of peripatetic classes and finalising reconciliations.

 

We aim to provide our girls with ‘Inspirational Student Experiences’ where our students are at the centre of all we do. We are inspired by engaging, challenging and empowering our students to be the best learners they can be. At Penrhos we believe in developing experiences that shape the whole person, the unique Mind, Heart, Body and Spirit of each individual and this leads to inspiring our girls to become extraordinary women.

Applications close 8AM Wednesday 4 August 2021

 

The successful applicant will have:

Essential :

A current clear Working with Children card (WWC) and National Police Clearance

Excellent record keeping skills

The ability to multitask and work independently

Demonstrated excellent organisational and time management skills

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.

Commitment to the College’s Core Shared values of Respect, Integrity, Empathy, Knowledge, Growth and Synergy.

Desirable:

Experience and/or qualifications in music, music education or performance, with demonstrated high level understanding of Instrumental and Ensemble music.

For further information please visit the position statement here.

Applications close 8AM Wednesday 4 August 2021

 

How to Apply

Your Application must include:

Expression of Interest Letter addressing the selection criteria above using examples from your practice. Please respond only to these areas using the STAR technique. Describe a recent work-related Situation or Task, Action you took to complete the task or resolve the situation and the Results you achieved. The letter can be addressed to the Director of Music.

Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae outlining your personal details, qualifications and relevant work history, education and professional memberships. Relevant work history should commence with the most recent position you have held as well as the dates/period of employment. In the description of your work history give a brief summary of the duties and responsibilities for each of the positions.

Work-related referees: Please add the names and contact details of three confidential referees. It is required that one referee is your present Line Manager. The College reserves the right to contact other staff who may have worked with the applicant in a line management or supervisory capacity.

Please send through your application in one document to applications@penrhos.wa.edu.au

 

Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and Wellbeing

All children and young people who come to Penrhos College have a right to feel and be safe. We are committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe and are able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.

We have a zero tolerance for child abuse and other harm and are committed to acting in student’ best interests and keeping them safe from harm.

The College regards its child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance and as such, is committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations and maintaining a child safe culture.

Each member of the College community has a responsibility to understand the importance and specific role that they play individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all students is at the forefront of all that they do and every decision that they make.

 

Only persons with unlimited rights to work in Australia need apply.

No agency calls please. Applications will not be accepted through recruitment agencies for this role.

Disclaimer: Penrhos reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

Secondary School Teacher of French (Permanent Part-Time (0.6-0.8+ FTE)

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.

Our purpose is to ‘inspire girls to become extraordinary women’.

The College is seeking a Teacher of French to join the Languages Department in Term 1, 2022. This part-time position will teach across Years 7 to 12, across the five (5) day timetable. The successful candidate must be a passionate and dedicated educator with experience teaching Year 11 and 12 ATAR French.

As part of our Strategic direction, we aim to provide our girls with ‘Inspirational Student Experiences’ where our students are at the centre of all we do. As a teacher at Penrhos, you will play a significant role in planning, delivering and reflecting on the learning experiences in your classroom. We are inspired by engaging, challenging and empowering our students to be the best learners they can be. At Penrhos we believe in developing experiences that shape the whole person, the unique Mind, Heart, Body and Spirit of each individual and this leads to inspiring our girls to become extraordinary women.

Applications close 8 am Monday 9th of August

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE:
• A Bachelor of Education or a degree qualification supported by a Post Graduate Diploma of Education
• Current TRBWA Membership including a Working with Children card (WWC)
• Commitment to the College’s Core Shared values of Respect, Integrity, Empathy, Knowledge, Growth and Synergy.

The following essential criteria must be addressed with evidence in the cover letter document:
1. Significant demonstrated excellence in teaching Secondary School French across Years 7 to 12
2. An academic record which demonstrates an ability to foster personal best and the opportunity to achieve excellence in French at a Year 12 level
3. Excellent understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum for Languages
4. Demonstrated ability to differentiate learning experiences to cater for the learning needs of all students
5. Ability to integrate technology into curriculum delivery to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills.
Applications close 8 am Monday 9th of August


HOW TO APPLY
Your Application must include:
1. Cover letter stating why you are applying for the position and providing evidence of your key skills and experience for this position. (Maximum 2 pages)
2. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae outlining your personal details, qualifications and relevant work history, education and professional memberships. Relevant work history should commence with the most recent position you have held as well as the dates/period of employment. In the description of your work history give a brief summary of the duties and responsibilities for each of the positions.
3. Work-related referees: Please add the names and contact details of three confidential referees. It is preferable that one referee should be your present Line Manager. You may include one personal referee as well.
4. Submission of Application: When submitting your application please combine your cover letter and resume into one document to upload.

Please send through your application in one document to applications@penrhos.wa.edu.au

Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and Wellbeing
All children and young people who come to Penrhos College have a right to feel and be safe. We are committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe and are able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.
We have a zero tolerance for child abuse and other harm and are committed to acting in student’ best interests and keeping them safe from harm.

The College regards its child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance and as such, is committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations and maintaining a child safe culture.

Each member of the College community has a responsibility to understand the importance and specific role that they play individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all students is at the forefront of all that they do and every decision that they make.

 


Only persons with unlimited rights to work in Australia need apply.

No agency calls please. Applications will not be accepted through recruitment agencies for this role.

Disclaimer: Penrhos reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.