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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

Enrolment Officer (1.0 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’.

We are looking for a highly organised individual to join our busy team as Enrolment Officer. The successful candidate will support the Enrolment Manager in all aspects of the enrolments process, from relationship building with prospective families, to preparing for our new students’ first days at school. This role will help ensure the highest standards of customer service across the enquiry to application experience, delivering optimum levels of student enrolments from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12, for both day and boarding students.

DUTIES RELATED TO THIS POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
• Support in stewarding each prospective family through the conversion process to ensure a positive individual experience and future advocacy;
• Support in coordinating new student transition and orientation processes;
• Establish and enhance relationships with current and future Penrhos College metro and boarding families;
• Coordinate all aspects of administering the Scholarship and Bursaries Program;
• Deputise for the Enrolment Manager as required;
• Participate in any marketing and community engagement activities as required.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE:
• Outstanding communication / interpersonal skills, strong customer focus and exceptional attention to detail;
• Ability to exercise discretion, use initiative and solve problems which are non-routine;
• Demonstrated time management and organisational skills, with a proven ability to prioritise tasks to meet competing deadlines in a busy environment;
• Significant administration experience;
• High level IT skills in computer applications and database including word processing, spreadsheets (Excel), database (e.g. Synergetic) and presentation software;
• The ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of a team fostering and promoting positive personal relationships with all stakeholders.
• Commitment to providing students with a safe, supportive and respectful learning environment.

Please refer to the Position Statement here for more information.

Please address the role’s collective selection criteria as part of your cover letter, particularly the following:
• Outstanding communication / interpersonal / customer focus;
• Ability to exercise discretion, use initiative and solve problems which are non-routine;
• Demonstrated time management and organisational skills, with a proven ability to prioritise tasks to meet competing deadlines in a busy environment;
• High level IT skills in computer applications and database including word processing, spreadsheets (Excel), database (e.g. Synergetic) and presentation software;
• Any previous experience in an enrolments / administration role in a school environment or similar;
• Experience in the analysis and interpretation of legislative requirements.

Applications close 9 AM, Monday 24 May 2021

HOW TO APPLY:
Your Application must include:
1. Cover letter and Selection Criteria: Please combine your cover letter and selection criteria document; stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details.

2. Selection Criteria please address the selection criteria above and outline your suitability for the role. (Maximum 3 pages).

3. 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 key achievements and responsibilities for each of the positions.

4. 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.

5. 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.

Applications close 9 AM, Monday 24 May 2021

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.