Careers

Pulteney is known as a leader and innovator in the education sector in South Australia, and an organisation where staff find purpose in their work.

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With approximately 240 full-time, part-time and casual staff, Pulteney is a School in which professionalism and commitment to excellence are valued in each and every role.

Uniquely located on one site within the CBD, Pulteney is an active and proud member of the City of Adelaide and enjoys a rich and vibrant community defined by an authentic belonging.

With an array of excellent career opportunities for teaching, administrative and ancillary staff, we welcome applications from forward thinking, dynamic individuals who excel in a contemporary environment.

Employees at Pulteney have access to an array of professional benefits including:

  • Partial remission of tuition fees (for eligible staff)
  • Salary packaging options
  • Extensive career and professional development opportunities
  • Access to wellbeing services, including an Employee Assistant Program and chaplaincy services which provide a range of personal and family benefits
  • Travel opportunities throughout the year to interstate and international destinations with various student groups
  • An active Social Club with events and activities offered throughout the year
  • Excellent facilities with innovative technology
  • A collegial and supportive working environment

You will find that when you join Pulteney, you don’t just become part of an organisation, you become part of our community.

Cameron Bacholer, Principal

Current Vacancies

Head of Middle School

A contemporary, co-educational school, Pulteney Grammar School has proudly been shaping the lives of young people since 1847. With its distinctive heritage, city location, and clear intent to provide a personalised educational experience defined by authentic relationships, Pulteney Grammar provides both an inspirational learning environment and a stimulating place to work.

The Principal, Mr Cameron Bacholer, now seeks an exceptional leader to join the existing high-performing executive leadership team as Head of Middle School. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the evolution of one of South Australia’s leading schools for an outstanding candidate of considerable insight, drive, and personal qualities.

The Head of Middle School is a role created with the express purpose to implement the school’s strategic direction. The successful candidate will be responsible for both operations and the day-to-day leadership of Years 7-9. Primarily, the Head of Middle School will work with the Heads of House, and other middle leaders in the Middle and Senior Schools towards the fostering of a culture defined by relationships and a personalised approach to education. The successful candidate will be responsible for the developing and leading relationships in the Middle School with colleagues, students, and parents.

Pulteney Grammar School is partnering with Perrett Laver and an executive search exercise is being undertaken alongside the advertisement of this post.

To view more information about the role and working at Pulteney, please view the Head of Middle School Recruitment Handbook and the Position Description. 

APPLICATIONS:

To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter at:

https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/3839/head_of_middle_school/ quoting reference 6785 by midnight AEST on Friday 6 October 2023.

For further information, and a confidential discussion, please contact the consultants at Perrett Laver:

James Boyd, james.boyd@perrettlaver.com +61 499 454 589

Arturo Uriostegui. arturo.uriostegui@perrettlaver.com +61 482 552 444

Head of Senior School

A contemporary, co-educational school, Pulteney Grammar School has proudly been shaping the lives of young people since 1847. With its distinctive heritage, city location, and clear intent to provide a personalised educational experience defined by authentic relationships, Pulteney Grammar provides both an inspirational learning environment and a stimulating place to work.

The Principal, Mr Cameron Bacholer, now seeks an exceptional leader to join the existing high-performing executive leadership team as Head of Senior School. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the evolution of one of South Australia’s leading schools for an outstanding candidate of considerable insight, drive, and personal qualities.

The Head of Senior School is a role created with the express purpose to implement the school’s strategic direction. The successful candidate will be responsible for both operations and the day-to-day leadership of Years 10-12. Primarily, the Head of Senior School will work with the Heads of House, and other middle leaders in the school towards the fostering of a culture defined by relationships and a personalised approach to education. The successful candidate will be responsible for the developing and leading relationships in the Senior School with colleagues, students, and parents.

Pulteney Grammar School is partnering with Perrett Laver and an executive search exercise is being undertaken alongside the advertisement of this post.

To view more information about the role and working at Pulteney, please view the Head of Senior School Recruitment Handbook and the Position Description. 

APPLICATIONS:

To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter at:

https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/3840/head_of_senior_school/ quoting reference 6785 by midnight AEST on Friday 6 October 2023.

For further information, and a confidential discussion, please contact the consultants at Perrett Laver:

James Boyd, james.boyd@perrettlaver.com +61 499 454 589

Arturo Uriostegui. arturo.uriostegui@perrettlaver.com +61 482 552 444

Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) Coordinator

Founded in 1847, Pulteney Grammar School is a leading co-educational Anglican school woven into the fabric of Adelaide.  Formed through a tradition of innovation, Pulteney Grammar School provides an education that positions its 1,000 students to prosper.  Uniquely located on one site within the CBD, Pulteney is an active and proud member of the city of Adelaide and enjoys a rich and vibrant Old Scholars’ community defined by a true sense of belonging.

An opportunity exists for an OSHC Coordinator to join us on a permanent basis as the leader for our Out of School Hours Care service.

The OSHC service delivers a leisure-based curriculum for Junior School children aged from five to 12 years. Care can be provided for up to 50 children between 3:25pm – 6:00pm. In addition, the service provides before school and vacation care.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The key responsibilities of this position include overseeing and implementing the leisure curriculum, “My Time, Our Place”, and the National Quality Standards in order to meet the needs of children within the OSHC program.

The OSHC Coordinator is responsible for policy development and implementation, and the philosophy of the OSHC, which is consistent with the School’s educational philosophy and strategic direction and will be an active member of the OSHC Implementation Group.

In addition, the OSHC Coordinator has responsibility for the educational program, daily operations, timetable, staff roster, reporting, children’s welfare and staff wellbeing in the OSHC.

A position description is available here and candidates should apply with reference to the key criteria.

APPLICATIONS

Applications in Word or PDF format, including a CV, contact details of two professional referees, and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria should be attached. Applications close Friday, 13 October 2023 at 9am.

Pathways in Sport at Pulteney - Coaching

At Pulteney, our sport coaches are trained to function as sport educators borrowing from the basic principles of sport, developing problem solving and critical thinking skills in their players and teams.

We cultivate a player centred approach whereby our students are encouraged to take risks and are taught the concepts of responsibility, humility and accountability.

Interested in joining Pulteney Sport as a coach? Read more about our coaching development framework below.

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