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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

Teacher of Humanities and Social Sciences (History)

(1.0 FTE, 2019 Academic year with potential for ongoing)

Penrhos College is a leading Independent school with a track record of excellence across the College.  We are seeking a quality teacher to join the College in this position.

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, kindergarten to Year 12. 

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

The College is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative Humanities and Social Sciences (History) teacher to join our experienced team in this part time position commencing Term 1, 2019.  The successful applicant will have a strong background in teaching of HASS and History across Year 7 to Year 12 and be keen to contribute to the team.  A sound understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum is essential. Experience teaching gifted learners is desirable. Both experienced and graduate teachers are encouraged to apply.

The 2019 FTE for this position is approximately 1.0, teaching across the 5-day timetable.  This position will initially be for the 2019 Academic year but, has the potential to be ongoing.

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.

For further details, view the position statement:

Applications close 9am Monday, 22 October 2018.

 

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.


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 Humanities and Social Sciences.
  3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching Humanities and Social Sciences across a range of ability levels based on the Western Australian Curriculum, and Year 11 & 12 ATAR History.
  4. Ability to integrate technology into curriculum delivery to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills.

 

On offer

  • Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
  • 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 9am Monday, 22 October 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. 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 4 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 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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Teacher of Mathematics

(0.6 FTE, 2019 Academic year)

Penrhos College is a leading Independent school with a track record of excellence across the College.  We are seeking a quality teacher to join the College in this position.

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, kindergarten to Year 12. 

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

The College is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative Mathematics teacher to join our experienced team in this part time position commencing Term 1, 2019.  The successful applicant will have a strong background in teaching Mathematics across Year 7 to Year 12 ATAR and be keen to contribute to the team.  A sound understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum is essential. Both experienced and graduate teachers are encouraged to apply.

The 2019 FTE for this position is 0.60, teaching across the 5-day timetable.  This position will be for the 2019 Academic year.

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.

For further details, view the position statement:

Applications close 9am Monday, 22 October 2018.

 

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.


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 Mathematics
  3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching Mathematics across a range of ability levels based on the Western Australian Curriculum, and ATAR Mathematics.
  4. Ability to integrate technology into curriculum delivery to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills
  5. A willingness and ability to contribute to the co-curricular Mathematics programs that run at the College

 

On offer

  • Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
  • 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 9am Monday, 22 October 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. 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 4 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 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.

APPLY NOW
Teacher of Science (Biology)

(0.6 FTE, Term 1, 2019)

Penrhos College is a leading Independent school with a track record of excellence across the College.  We are seeking a quality teacher to join the College in this position.

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, kindergarten to Year 12. 

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

The College is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative Science teacher to join our experienced team in this part time position for Term 1, 2019.  The successful applicant will have a strong background in teaching Biological Sciences across Year 7 to Year 11 ATAR and be keen to contribute to the team.  A sound understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum is essential. Both experienced and graduate teachers are encouraged to apply.

The FTE for this position is approximately 0.60, teaching across the 5-day timetable.  This position will be for Term 1, 2019 to cover long service leave.

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.

For further details, view the position statement:

Applications close 9am Monday, 22 October 2018.

 

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.


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 Science
  3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching Science across a range of ability levels based on the Western Australian Curriculum, and ATAR Biology.
  4. Ability to integrate technology into curriculum delivery to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills
  5. A willingness and ability to contribute to the STEM program that run at the College

 

On offer

  • Competitive salary package– depending on skills and experience
  • Excellent working environment and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Salary Packaging
  • Boarders Long weekend

For further details, view the position statement:

Applications close 9am Monday, 22 October 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. 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 4 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 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.

APPLY NOW
Head of Department - Director of Music

(1.0 FTE, 4 year contract)

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, kindergarten to Year 12. 

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

Penrhos College has an exciting leadership opportunity for someone with a vision for excellence in music and innovation in teaching practices commencing Term 1, 2019.  The College has a well-established and leading Music and Performing Arts program.  Areas covered in the Music program include Classroom Music, the Instrumental/Vocal Tuition Program and numerous performance ensembles and choirs. Penrhos College is a leader in music education and performance standards.

The Head of Music will lead a large group of peripatetic instrumental and voice tutors in this important area of the School’s Curriculum. The School’s Piano Accompanist, Teacher/Choir Director and Music Administration Coordinator are also members of the Department.

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

Head of Department positions are placed on four (4) year contracts with renewals in successive four (4) year periods, subject to successful performance in the position and other relevant factors.

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.

For further details, view the position statement:

Applications close 9am Monday, 29 October 2018.

 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and Bachelor of Education or a degree qualification supported by a Post Graduate Diploma of Education.
  • Current National (Crimtrac) Police Clearance.
  • 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. A variety of teaching experiences across all Secondary School year levels within the Music learning area 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 Music.
  3. Ability to manage approximately 25 peripatetic music staff and facilitate team work across a busy, successful Year 7-12 co-curricular program.
  4. Demonstrated excellence in leadership, initiative and drive fostering synergies between curriculum and co-curricular to support a vibrant, engaged music community.
  5. 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.
  6. An excellent working knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum, WACE Courses and associated pedagogy for delivery of curriculum.

 

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

For further details, view the position statement:

Applications close 9am Monday, 29 October 2018.

 

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 Dean of Teaching and Learning.
  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 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 six (6) 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 4 pages).

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.

APPLY NOW

 

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