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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

Teacher of Humanities and Social Sciences, Part-Time (0.8 FTE) Fixed-Term contract for Term 1 2022

The College is seeking a Secondary School Teacher of Humanities and Social Sciences to join our experienced team in a part-time (approx. 0.8 FTE) position for Term 1, 2022 to cover leave for a permanent employee.  The successful applicant will have a strong background in the teaching of HASS across Year 7 to Year 10.  A sound understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum is essential. Both experienced and graduate teachers are encouraged to apply.

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 as well as providing a safe, supportive and respectful environment that is essential for positive student wellbeing. 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.

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 Selection Criteria document:

  1. An academic record which demonstrates an ability to foster personal best and the opportunity to achieve academic excellence
  2. Demonstrated excellence in teaching Secondary School Humanities and Social Sciences across a range of ability levels based on the Western Australian Curriculum from Year 7 to 10.
  3. Ability to integrate technology into curriculum delivery to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills
  4. Commitment to providing students with a safe, supportive and respectful learning environment.

 

Applications close 8:00 am Wednesday 8 December 2021 however, we will be reviewing applications as they are received. Interviews to be held on Thursday 9 December 2022.

For further details, please view the position statement.

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. Please address the essential criteria listed on the Position Statement and outline your suitability for the role. (Maximum 3 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 key achievements 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.

Applications close 8:00 am Wednesday 8 December with interviews held on Thursday 9 December 2022.

 

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.

Administration Officer, Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Commencing as soon as possible

We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated and organised person to join our Administration Team. This role will work closely with students, members of staff and the wider College community to provide friendly and professional administrative support.

This is a full-time position, working during term-time only.

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professionalism, a friendly and helpful manner and a commitment to providing a safe, supportive and respectful environment that is essential for positive student wellbeing. A working knowledge of the MS Office suite including Outlook email is essential.

This is a varied role working across the College’s administrative functions and therefore flexibility and a willingness to turn your hand to a variety of tasks is a must.

On offer

  • Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
  • Staff discount on tuition fees after successful completion of probationary period
  • Excellent working environment and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Free parking
  • Salary Packaging
  • Boarders Long Weekend in Terms 1, 2 and 3

How to Apply

Your Application must include:

  • Cover letter stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details. Your letter can be addressed to People Services Department.
  • 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: The names and details of most recent line managers and work-related referees
  • Submission of Application: When submitting your application please combine your cover letter/ selection criteria and resume into one document to upload to applications@penrhos.wa.edu.au.

 

Applications close 9 AM Wednesday 8 December 2021. Interviews to be held on Monday 13 December 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.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

We are looking for an experienced marketer to join our busy Marketing and Development Department in the role of Marketing and Communications Coordinator. The successful candidate will coordinate all marketing and communications activities to enhance the College’s profile; this is a pivotal role which links and supports key enrolment, engagement and development activities and priorities on an operational level.

RESPONSIBILITIES related to this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement the priorities outlined in the Strategic Marketing Plan as developed and reviewed each year by the Director of Marketing and Development (DMD) and the departmental team
  • Consolidate and integrate key marketing activities to enhance the College’s reputation and to promote enrolment, community engagement and fundraising / development
  • Operating as the key point of contact for media planning and digital agencies, ensure all advertising campaigns and initiatives are on-brand and compelling, measurable and effective
  • Proactively identify newsworthy stories, write media releases and promote editorial content across traditional, digital and social media platforms
  • Establish, develop and coordinate a network of internal contributors to support the consistent generation of College news for all promotional publications and platforms, particularly in academic departments
  • Manage the marketing and communications budget, liaising with community and engagement and enrolments in fine-tuning annual budget submissions for review and consideration by the DMD.

For further details, please view the Position Statement

The successful applicant will have:

  • A current Working with Children check and National Police Clearance or ability to obtain (WWC)
  • Commitment to Penrhos’ core shared values – Respect, Integrity, Empathy, Knowledge, Growth, Synergy.

The following essential criteria must be addressed with evidence in the Selection Criteria document:

  1. A tertiary qualification in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or equivalent
  2. At least seven years’ experience working in relevant environments, with evidence of career progression
  3. Outstanding project management skills, together with the ability to effectively balance competing projects and priorities
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  5. Significant experience in the writing and coordination of traditional and digital publications, along with internal / external communications
  6. Outstanding written communication and editorial skills (excellent spelling and use of grammar is prerequisite)
  7. Media relations experience, must have the confidence to liaise directly with journalists
  8. Public relations / community engagement skills

On offer

  • Competitive salary package (depending on skills and experience)
  • Excellent working environment and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Free parking
  • Salary packaging
  • Staff flu vaccinations
  • Access to Boarder Long weekends in Terms 1, 2 and 3

For further details, please view the Position Statement or contact Hana Fry, People Services Coordinator on (09) 9368 9529

How to Apply

Your Application must include:

  1. Cover letter stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details. The letter can be addressed to the Director of Marketing and Development.
  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 essential 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.
  4. Selection Criteria: address the selection criteria and your suitability for the role based on the eight (8) criteria as indicated in the ad. 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. (Maximum 3 pages)

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

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.

Enrolment Manager (Registrar), Parental Leave Contract, commencing Term 2022

This full-time position will cover Parental Leave for an existing employee – the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the enrolments process, from market mapping and prioritisation, statistical and performance analysis, through to relationship building with prospective families and orientation for new students. The role ensures optimum levels of student enrolments from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12, for Day and Boarding students at Penrhos College.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Development, the Enrolment Manager supports the College’s strategic vision with acute business acumen and a strong customer focus, reflecting the accountabilities and responsibilities that are integral to successful delivery in this role.

duties related to this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Collate and analyse enrolment / environment / relevant economic and social data and other sectoral reports to inform strategic market targeting and targeted business growth
  • Play a key role in business and relevant project / infrastructure / resource planning
  • Partner with marketing in ensuring the delivery of effective awareness and engagement strategies
  • Establish relationships with future, present and past Penrhos College families
  • Manage, develop and evaluate entry procedures for all new students into the College
  • Coordinate the College’s scholarship and bursaries program
  • Assume the role of proactive stakeholder and College advocate in all marketing and community engagement activities.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, together with a strong customer focus
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with a proven ability to prioritise tasks across a small team to meet competing deadlines in a busy environment
  • Previous experience in Enrolments or Administration role in a school or educational environment
  • High level skills in relevant IT applications including but not limited to spreadsheets (Excel), database (e.g. Synergetic) and presentation software
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of demographic / statistical data
  • Familiarity with operating to legislative requirements and recommending relevant changes as required
  • Ideally some experience of small team management / coordination
  • Ability and willingness to uphold and role-model the College Core Shared Values of Respect, Empathy, Integrity, Knowledge, Growth and Synergy
  • A current Working with Children’ check (WWC) and National Police Clearance or the ability to obtain.
  • 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 for further information. 

Applications close 9 AM, Thursday 2 December 2022 however, we will be reviewing applications as they are received, therefore this role may close sooner if we find the right candidate. Interviews to be held Monday 6 December 2022.

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.

 

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.