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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

Administration Assistant - Teaching and Learning (1.0 FTE, Term time only)

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 dynamic and organised skilled individual to join our Secondary School Administration team.  The role primarily provides administrative support to the Dean and Assistant Dean of Teaching and Learning who oversee the Secondary School teaching staff and curriculum.  The Teaching and Learning Team is looking for a ‘people’ person with initiative, who demonstrates excellent IT skills with strong written and verbal communication skills.

This position is responsible for the coordination of the following key areas under the direction of the Dean of Teaching and Learning;

  • College’s Secondary School Teacher Relief system to schedule cover for absent teaching staff,
  • Bookings of Professional Development for teaching staff,
  • Excursions calendar for the Secondary School,
  • Practicum teacher placements liaising with universities and teaching staff,
  • Booklists liaising with Heads of Academic Departments,
  • Administration support (including the editing of documents) for the Teaching and Learning team.

This is a full-time ongoing position commences the 21st of January 2019.  Hours for this position will be approximately 7:20 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday during the school terms.

For further details, view the position statement.

Applications close 9 am Monday, 10 December 2018

The successful applicant will have:

  • A current Working with Children check and National Police Clearance or ability to obtain (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. Ability work effectively to manage several tasks concurrently showing initiative and strong organisational skills
  2. Experience in data management and manipulation, including use of formula in MS Excel and data extraction to facilitate mail merges in MS Word
  3. Substantial experience in an administrative role involving coordination of technology driven administration systems and structures
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  5. The ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of a busy team

On offer

  • Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
  • Hours: 5 days per week, term time only (7:20 AM to 3:30 PM)
  • Excellent working environment and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Salary Packaging
  • Boarders Long weekend in Terms 1, 2 and 3

For further details, view the position statement.

Applications close 9 am Monday, 10 December 2018

 

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. The letter can be addressed to Dean of Teaching and Learning.  Selection Criteria please address the five (5) marked essential criteria and outline your suitability for the role.  Selection criteria can be found on the Position Statement (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 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.

Please send through your application in one document to applications@penrhos.wa.edu.au or post to Human Resources Department, 6 Morrison Street COMO WA 6152

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.

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Human Resources Coordinator (0.6 FTE, parental leave contract)

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 have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our Human Resource Department.  The role will be working 22.5 hours per week on the coordination of the College recruitment, workers compensation and human resources projects.  This position works closely with the HR team to provide pro-active human resource service to staff and line managers and to develop ‘people’ programs for the College and its staff.

With solid previous recruitment and human resource experience, you will be an organized, dynamic and motivated individual with advanced communication skills and exceptional emotional intelligence.

This is a parental leave contract commencing in February 2019 for a period of up to 12 months.

Interviews for this position will occur on the week commencing 21 January 2019. 

For further details, view the position statement.

Applications close 9 AM Wednesday, 16 January 2019

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

  • Recruitment and Selection: To work with Line Managers to implement and review recruitment procedures to ensure the College is able to attract and retain high calibre staff.
  • Coordinate compilation of recruitment advertisements, interviews and testing.
  • Induction: Work with the key areas of the College to develop an induction program for new staff at the commencement of their employment.
  • Human Resources: To respond to Human Resources related issues ranging from operational change, pay, leave, conditions of employment, performance management and staff information.
  • Induction: To coordinate the implementation staff induction and orientation programs for new staff in collaboration with key staff;
  • OSH & Workers Compensation: To coordinate Workers Compensation Claims in collaboration with injured worker, Payroll Supervisor, Medical Practitioner and Insurance Company.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Completion of Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent
  • A current Working with Children check and National Police Clearance or ability to obtain (WWC) or ability to obtain.
  • Demonstrated 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. Substantial experience in staff recruitment and selection including interviewing experience
  2. Experience in Human Resources Administration including interpreting awards, EBA’s and contracts of employment
  3. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  4. Experience dealing with people issues and resolving them as well as employee relations issues
  5. Sound IT Skills including database skills, Word and Excel

On offer

  • Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week
  • Excellent working environment and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Salary Packaging
  • Boarders Long weekend – Term 1, 2 and 3

For further details, view the position statement

Applications close 9 AM Wednesday, 16 January 2019

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. The letter can be addressed to Human Resources Manager.
  2. Selection Criteria please address the five (5) marked essential criteria and outline your suitability for the role.  Selection criteria can be found on the Position Statement (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 duties 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.
  5. 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.

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.

Apply now

 

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