Director of Wellbeing (Years 7 to 12)

Director of Wellbeing (Years 7 to 12)


Perth College is a vibrant, forward-looking Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 Boarding School, and in 2022 we celebrated 120 years of experience in education.

As a member of the School’s Leadership Team, the Director of Wellbeing (Years 7 to 12) primary focus will be to deliver on the School’s Wellbeing pillar and drive world-class wellbeing excellence within our inclusive and vibrant community.

Specific responsibilities include leading and enhancing all aspects of wellbeing relating to the day-to-day pastoral and academic progress of students.

To be successful in this role, we are seeking candidates who have demonstrated ability in leading and managing the development of social, emotional and physical wellbeing in a Year 7 to 12 environment, including the effective delivery of best practice process and practices to optimise the individual and collective wellbeing of students.

The ability to relate effectively to a diverse range of staff, students, and our parent community is also essential for this role.

This position offers a wonderful opportunity for a highly motivated and inclusive education leader with knowledge of positive education principles.

If you are an experienced, passionate and innovative educator who is able to provide visionary leadership in Wellbeing then we would welcome your application.

This is a full-time, 5-year contract term position commencing Term 1 2024.

Your application must include a cover letter, your current CV and a response to the criteria. The response document MUST be a maximum of two pages in length, and it should clearly detail your:

  1. Demonstrated ability to be an agent for strategic change and leadership of staff to advance a positive culture and the vision and purpose of a school.
  2. Demonstrated effective delivery and evaluation of processes and practices to optimise the individual and collective wellbeing of students.
  3. Demonstrated use of evidence-based or best practice in the strategic planning and delivery of Wellbeing programs.
  4. Demonstrated ability to foster and develop positive relationships with staff, students, and parents in a wellbeing leadership role.
  5. Compliance with State and Federal legislation in regard to Wellbeing and student-related matters.

We are open to considering applications from candidates aspiring to take the first step into a School Leadership team opportunity.

Your application should include at least two referees who can comment on your work performance and can be sent via email to

It is expected that employees will support the Anglican ethos of the School and all school policies and procedures.

The School reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement earlier than the closing date.

Applications close 12.00 pm on Thursday 30 March 2023

Please find the Director of Wellbeing (Years 7 to 12) Position Description and the 2023 Recruitment Leadership Team summary below

Perth College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provides a Smoke-Free Campus

The School recognises that Position Statements are dynamic documents which are reviewed as required