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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

Administration Traineeship (Co-Curricular event and logistical support – K-12), Full-Time Fixed Term Contract

In conjunction with AFL Sportsready, Penrhos College is offering a 12-month Traineeship culminating in the completion of a Certificate III in Business.

Penrhos College is inviting applications for the role of Co-Curricular & Administration Trainee (Co-Curricular event and logistical support – K-12).

This exciting opportunity will see the successful applicant completing their Certificate III in Business whilst working full-time in the administration and execution of the College’s Co-curricular programs.  This diverse role will work across the whole school and support the student Sport, Academic, Cultural and Performing and Creative Arts offerings.

This is a 12-month fixed term appointment, commencing as soon as possible.

As a leader in girls’ education, Penrhos has forged its strategic direction around the ‘whole person paradigm’ of body, mind, At Penrhos College, we are proud of our students, staff and alumni.

For further information please see that position statement. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Year 10 or equivalent English
  • Ability and willingness to uphold and role model the College’s Core Shared values of Respect, Empathy, Integrity, Knowledge, Growth and Synergy
  • A current Working with Children check and National Police Clearance or ability to obtain one (WWC)

Applications close 3:30 pm Friday 27 May 2022

How to Apply

Your Application must include:

  1. Cover letter stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details. Letter can be addressed to the Principal.
  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

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 Psychologist, Part-Time 0.8 FTE, commencing Term 4 2022

Penrhos College seeks a dedicated and professional School Psychologist for permanent appointment commencing in Term 4 2022.  This position provides specialist psychological services to Secondary School students, parents and staff to facilitate the educational outcomes of our students. Service delivery is provided in a confidential, sensitive and ethical manner.

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

  • Psychological counselling for Secondary School students Yrs 7-12.
  • Consultation with staff and parents regarding student mental health, learning enhancement and inclusivity
  • Developing and facilitating evidence-based wellbeing curriculum for Yrs 7-12

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 Psychologist at Penrhos, you will play a significant role in 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.

For further details, view the position statement.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Full registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • Experience working as a School Psychologist in an education setting.
  • Ability and willingness to uphold and role model the College’s Core Shared values of Respect, Empathy, Integrity, Knowledge, Growth and Synergy
  • A current Working with Children check and National Police Clearance or ability to obtain one (WWC)


Applications close 9 am Thursday 26 May 2022

How to Apply

Your Application must include:

  1. Cover letter stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details. Letter can be addressed to the Principal.
  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. Selection Criteria address the selection criteria and your suitability for the role based on the essential criteria as indicated in the ad. (Maximum 3 pages)

 

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.

People Services Officer, Part-Time (0.6 FTE), commencing as soon as possible

A fantastic opportunity exists for an organised, detail orientated individual to join the College’s People Services Department.

The position involves providing efficient and proactive administrative support to the People Services Department. This busy, part-time (0.6 FTE) role has as strong focus on compliance and is seen as an integral part of the People Services Team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Maintenance of staff records and data on the College’s personnel systems.
  • Ensuring staff compliances are up to date and accurately recorded.
  • Assisting with the onboarding of new staff.
  • Reviewing and preparation of correspondence related to personnel issues.
  • Administering communication documentation related to Long Service Leave, professional development and training.
  • Ordering of stock including name badges, key cards and parking permits.
  • Management of People Services accounts, and invoicing.

The successful applicant will have previous experience in an administrative role, excellent interpersonal skills, strong attention to details and be looking to work in a close knit and supportive team environment. Experience in human resources will be highly regarded, however it is not essential.

For further details please view the Position Statement.

Applications close 8am Monday 23 May 2022

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

The successful applicant will have:

Essential :

  • Good 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.

Desirable:

  • Experience working within a People Services (Human Resources) team

Applications close 8am Monday 23 May 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

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.

Head of Department (Drama & Dance) commencing T1, 2023. Full-time (1.0 FTE)

Penrhos College has an exciting leadership opportunity for someone with a vision for excellence in Dance and/or Drama and innovation in teaching practices, commencing Term 1, 2023.

This is a four-year, full-time (1.0 FTE) contract leading the College’s  well-established and leading Dance and Drama Program.

Heads of Department play key roles in the development and implementation of innovative academic programs and high-quality tuition within the College, which aim to provide students with a wide range of opportunities to achieve their academic potential. This is achieved within a context of providing a high level of professional care and development of staff within their department and to ensure the work environment is positive, fulfilling, and challenging.

The load distribution for this 1.0 FTE position will be 0.5 FTE for Head of Department duties and 0.5 FTE Teaching.

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.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A Bachelor of Education or a degree qualification supported by a Post Graduate Diploma of Education
  • Current Teacher Registration Board of WA Membership including a Working with Children card (WWC)
  • Commitment to the College’s Core Shared values of Respect, Integrity, Empathy, Knowledge, Growth and Synergy.
  • Commitment to providing students with a safe, supportive and respectful learning environment

For further details please view the position statement. 

Please address the following selection criteria as part of your cover letter:

  1. A variety of teaching experiences across all Secondary School year levels within the Dance / Drama subject areas and in fostering progressive educational pedagogies and phase appropriate practices.
  2. An academic record which demonstrates an ability to foster personal best and the opportunity to achieve academic excellence, particularly in ATAR level Year 11/12 Drama and / or Dance.
  3. Ability to manage staff and facilitate teamwork.
  4. Demonstrated excellence in Leadership skills, initiative and drive.
  5. An excellent working knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum, WACE Courses and associated pedagogy for delivery of curriculum.
  6. Demonstrated Information and Communication Technology (ICT) competence and the ability to integrate ICT into the learning environment to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills.

Applications close 9 AM 7 June 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. Selection Criteria please address the marked essential criteria above 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 9 AM 7 June 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.

 

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.