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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

People Service Coordinator. Part-Time, ongoing.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our People Services Department.  This is a permanent part-time opportunity working on the coordination of the College recruitment, induction, workers compensation and human resources projects.  This position works closely with the Director of People Services 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.

Applications close 9 AM Monday 24 October 2022

RESPONSIBILITES 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 end-to-end recruitment such as advertisements, interviews, testing, reference checking and contract and offer stage.
  • Induction: Work with the key areas of the College to develop an induction program for new staff at the commencement of their employment.
  • To coordinate the implementation staff induction and orientation programs for new staff in collaboration with key staff;
  • Human Resources: To respond to Human Resources related issues ranging from operational change, pay, leave, conditions of employment, performance management and staff information.
  • 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 employment history
  • A current Working with Children check (WWC) and National Police Clearance 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 People Services 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

  • Flexible working hours
  • 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 Monday 24 October 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. The letter can be addressed to Director People Services.
  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.
  4. 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.

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 Italian, part-time (up to 0.5 FTE) commencing Term 1, 2023

The College is seeking a Teacher of Italian to join our Languages Department, commencing Term 1 2023. This ongoing, part-time (approx. up to 0.5 FTE) position will teach Years 7 to 12 Italian across a 5-day timetable. The successful candidate must be a passionate and dedicated educator with the ability to teach Year 11 & 12 Italian.

The College also offers the flexibility for this role to grow to a full-time (1.0 FTE) position in Semester 2, 2023 to cover leave for an existing employee.

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 cover letter document:

  1. Significant demonstrated excellence in teaching Secondary School Italian across Years 7 to 12
  2. An academic record which demonstrates an ability to foster personal best and the opportunity to achieve excellence in Languages
  3. Excellent understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum
  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 17 October

For further details, please view the position statement.

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.

Administration Officer(s), both part-time and full-time opportunities available. Commencing Term 4, 2022

The College is seeking highly motivated and organised individuals to join our Administrative Team, working across one of more team focused roles. The College offers flexibility to those interested in expressing interested in either one of the part-time opportunities, or multiple to make up a full-time workload.

A little about the roles:

Administration Officer (Co-Curricular, Junior School)

This role will support the Director of Operations & Co-Curricular (Whole School) in the administration of Junior School Co-Curricular programs. This will include the overseeing student enrolments into Co-Curricular programs, data management, assisting in the ordering of student awards and other administrate duties as required. This is a part-time role and is term-time-only.

Secondary School Administration Officer

Working within the College’s Secondary School Administration Team, along with generalist administrative duties, this role will assist in the management and analysis of College data and therefore a passion for data and skills in Microsoft Excel are essential. This is a part-time role and is term-time-only.

People Services Officer

Working in support of the People Services Department. This part-time role, working throughout the year, has a strong focus on compliance and is seen as an integral part of the operation of the People Services Team.

For further information on any of the above roles please contact Hana Fry, People Services Coordinator on 08 9368 9529 or view the position statements.

The successful applicant(s) will have:

  • Strong computer skills, experience working with Excel, Word, Outlook
  • A current clear Working with Children card (WWC) and National Police Clearance
  • Previous experience in an administrative role
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • 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.

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

Applications close: 8am 10 October 2022

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: 8am 10 October 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.

Secondary School Teacher of Drama, 1.0 FTE, 12 month, maximum-term contract, commencing Term 1 2023

The College is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Secondary School Teacher of Drama to join our amazing Dance and Drama team commencing in Term 1, 2023. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, maximum-term contract for the 2023 Academic Year to cover parental leave for a permanent employee. The role will include 5 classes and a pastoral form.

The successful applicant will have a background in teaching Drama across Year 7 to Year 11 with strong differentiation skills and be keen to contribute to the team.  A sound understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum is essential.

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.

Applications close 8 am 10th October 2022

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. Ability to employ engaging, phase appropriate delivery methods in teaching Secondary School Drama
  3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching Drama across a range of ability levels based on the Western Australian Curriculum from Year 7 to 12.
  4. Ability to integrate technology into curriculum delivery to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills
  5. Commitment to providing students with a safe, supportive and respectful learning environment.

Applications close 8 am 10th October 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 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.