Head of Junior School

Perth College is a vibrant, forward-looking Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 School with 1005 students, including 100 boarders, celebrating over 118 years of experience in education.

As one of many schools founded worldwide by an Anglican Order of Sisters whose vision for the potential of women challenged the accepted ideas of the time, we proudly uphold the values of the Sisters of the Church - pioneering new roles for women, giving back to the community whenever possible, and teaching our girls to face their challenges with strength, purpose and resilience.

The Head of Junior School forms part of the School Leadership Team and is responsible for advancing school culture, climate and effectiveness in accordance with our strategic intent. The Head of Junior School actively pursues and embraces new approaches and world-class educational excellence within an inclusive and vibrant community.

The Head of Junior School has day-to-day operational responsibilities for all matters relating to the Junior School including tone, student progress and well-being. The Head of Junior School provides inspiring and effective educational, cultural and community leadership within a Pre-Kindergarten to Year 6 environment. Further, the role requires strategic foresight and planning to ensure learning and teaching is agile and cutting edge.

The position will commence in January 2022 and is a full-time, five-year contract term position.

Your application needs to include a covering letter and current resume, including at least two referees who can comment on your work performance, and a response to the selection criteria below. The response document MUST be a maximum of two pages in length and it should clearly detail your achievements/outcomes in:

  1. Demonstrated ability to support, model and advance the vision, purpose and strategic goals of a school.
  2. Demonstrated success in the development and management of operational aspects of a Junior School relating to student learning, progress and well-being.
  3. Proven track record for working collaboratively as part of a leadership team.
  4. Being an agent for strategic change and leadership of staff to advance a positive culture.
  5. Proven ability to foster and develop positive relationships with staff, students and parents in an educational leadership role.
  6. Compliance with State and Federal legislation in regard to all student related matters.

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

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Applications close on Friday 5 March 2021.

Applications can be sent via email to hr@pc.wa.edu.au. If email is unavailable, they can be mailed to:

Human Resources Manager

Perth College

31 Lawley Crescent

MT LAWLEY WA 6050

Ph: 9471 2100