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.

Deb Dalwood, Interim Principal

Current Vacancies

Artist in Residence (Visual Arts)

About the Residency

The Artist in Residence program provides a meaningful experience for artists, students and the broader community to extend the boundaries of creative endeavour with quality relationships fostered through collaboration and innovation.

Participants are provided with an inspiring and spacious atelier environment for the duration of their residency. They will work alongside students, as well as independently, to deliver a public outcome that will become part of the enduring legacy of the school community. This outcome can be formed in any media but must be a well-resolved and enduring work that reflects collaboration with students and community members. Artists will be invited to deliver workshops to students and talks or open studio events to the broader community throughout the residency.

Who can apply?

Pulteney Grammar School’s Artist in Residence program is open to visual artists of all disciplines, genres and levels of experience from Australia and overseas. Artists must be able to confidently work alongside students and staff, including in workshop and presentation settings. Artists must be eligible to work in Australia and willing to acquire a Working with Children Check (WWCC).

Selection Process 

All applications are assessed against the artistic merit of the proposal and benefit of the residency for the applicant’s professional development, or for the successful realisation of the proposed project.

Applications will be assessed using the following criteria:

  1. Artistic Merit: Strength of the artist’s proposed project and associated skill and experience to realise a strong practical outcome.
  2. Proposal: Viability and originality of the proposed project.
  3. Engagement: The artist creates opportunities to engage students and community members in an authentic, purposeful and personalised way.

Please view the full Proposal and criteria here, before applying.

Applications will close on Friday 28 June 2024. The successful applicant will be notified by Friday 12 July 2024, with the residency able to start as early as feasible, by negotiation. If you have any questions, please email

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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