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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

IGSSA Athletics, Cross-Country & Swimming Coordinator / Health & Physical Education Teacher (0.8 FTE)

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, Kindergarten to Year 12 with a track record of excellence.

Our purpose is to ‘inspire girls to become extraordinary women’.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Physical Education teacher and coach with the ability to lead students to achieve their personal best. This is a permanent ongoing position beginning in the 2021 Academic Year.

The College has a part time position within our Health and Physical Education department available. The position will include coordination of the students and coaching teams assembled for IGSSA Athletics, Cross Country and Swimming along with IGSSA team sports, in addition to teaching Health and Physical Education.

This is a part-time position, teaching across the 5-day timetable. The FTE for the position will be approximately 0.8 FTE, consisting of 0.4 Health and Physical Education teaching and a 0.4 IGSSA coordination allowance. Additional payments will be provided for the Carnival Sport coordination component of the role, and there is the opportunity to pick up additional relief on an ad hoc basis.

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 and beyond the 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.

Applications close 9 am Monday, 5th October 2020. For further details, view the College Portal

The successful applicant will have:

A passion for IGSSA sports, with the ability to foster personal best and provide opportunity for students to achieve excellence;
• 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.

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

1. An excellent working knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline
and associated pedagogy to support differentiated learning.
2. Demonstrated ability to differentiate learning experiences to cater for the learning needs of all students in a range of learning environments.
3. A demonstrated commitment to, and experience in coaching and leading students to achieve their personal best in athletics, cross country and swimming.
4. Experience in IGSSA team sports, as a player and/or coach
5. Appropriate Driver’s License to drive school buses
6. Current qualifications in First Aid, CPR and Bronze Medallion)/Community Surf Rescue

On offer

 Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
• Excellent working environment and state-of-the-art facilities
• Free Parking
• Salary Packaging
• Deferred salary scheme (work 4 years and take the 5th year as leave for qualifying employees)
• Boarders Long weekend in Terms 1, 2 and 3
• Free Flu vaccinations
• Notebooks provided
• Access to financial support to undertake further academic studies for qualifying employees
For further details, view the position statement here. 

Applications close 9 am Monday, 5 October 2020

How to apply
Your Application must include:
1. Cover letter and Selection Criteria: Please include your cover letter and selection criteria as one document; stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details. Selection Criteria please address the marked essential criteria (listed 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.

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.

Outdoor Education / Health & Physical Education Teacher (0.8 FTE)

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, Kindergarten to Year 12 with a track record of excellence.

Our purpose is to ‘inspire girls to become extraordinary women’.

The College is seeking a passionate and dedicated Outdoor Education and Physical Education teacher to join our dedicated Health and Physical Education Department. This is a permanent part-time position, teaching across the 5-day timetable with a shared form. The FTE for the position will be approximately 0.6 teaching Year 9 and 10 Outdoor Education and Year 7 to 10 Health and Physical Education with a 0.2 IGSSA coordination allowance. In addition, the opportunity to pick up relief on an ad hoc basis is available.

Camps, excursion and activities occur throughout the school year and will include some weekend commitment to curriculum activities.  This role may include attendance at pastoral Year 7 camp (3 days), Year 8 camp (5 days), Year 9 camp (5 days), Year 10 camp (8 days) in addition to curriculum components of the role, and is remunerated additionally.

The IGSSA component of the role will include coordination of a year group IGSSA team sport each term (Term 1- Tennis or Volleyball, Term 2 – Hockey or Netball, Term 3 – Soccer or Basketball, Term 4 – Water Polo, AFL or Softball)

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 and beyond the 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.

Applications close 9 am Monday, 5th October 2020. For further details, view the College Portal

The successful applicant will have:

  • A passion for the Outdoor Education, Health and Physical Education and IGSSA team sports, with the ability to foster personal best and provide opportunity for students to achieve excellence;
  • A Bachelor of Education or a degree qualification supported by a Post Graduate Diploma of Education;
  • Current Teacher Registration Board of WA registration 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 excellent working knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline and associated pedagogy to support differentiated learning
  2. Demonstrated ability to differentiate learning experiences to cater for the learning needs of all students a range of learning environments.
  3. Ability to integrate technology into curriculum delivery to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills.
  4. A demonstrated commitment to coaching and leading students to achieve their personal best in IGSSA sports.
  5. Appropriate Driver’s License to drive school buses
  6. Current qualifications in First Aid, CPR and Bronze Medallion, Community Surf Rescue (Outdoor Ed)
  7. NOLRS Artificial Climbing Guide or evidence of equivalence

On offer

  • Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
  • Excellent working environment and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Salary Packaging
  • Deferred salary scheme (work 4 years and take the 5th year as leave for qualifying employees)
  • Boarders Long weekend in Terms 1, 2 and 3
  • Free Flu vaccinations
  • Notebooks provided
  • Access to financial support to undertake further academic studies for qualifying employees

For further details, view the position statement here.

Applications close 9 am Monday, 5th October 2020.

How to Apply
Your Application must include:

  1. Cover letter and Selection Criteria: Please include your cover letter and selection criteria as one document; stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details. Selection Criteria please address the marked essential criteria (listed 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.

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.

Secondary School Teacher of Mathematics Part-Time (0.55 Sem 1 and 0.7 Sem 2 FTE), 2021

The College is seeking a Teacher of Mathematics to join the Mathematics Department for 2021. This part-time (approximately 0.55 FTE in Sem 1 – 3 classes and 0.7 FTE Sem 2 – 4 classes) position will teach across Years 7 to 11, across the five (5) day timetable. The successful candidate must be a passionate and dedicated educator with the ability to teach Year 11 Applications or Methods is desirable.

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.

Applications close 8 am Monday 21 September 2020

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 Mathematics across Years 7 to 12
  2. An academic record which demonstrates an ability to foster personal best and the opportunity to achieve excellence in Mathematics
  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, 21 September 2020

For further details, please view the position statement at this link.

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

Applications close 8 am Monday, 21 September 2020

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.

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.