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We are seeking an exceptional pastoral care leader and educator who will be an excellent role model for our students in Years 7-12.

Full-Time Leadership Position
Commencing January 2023

Pembroke School
Pembroke School is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school from Early Learning Centre to Year 12. Pembroke School offers the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) and is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the IB Diploma and Primary Years Program (PYP). Pembroke School has over 1,250 students from Years 7-12.

The Role
The Head of a Day House is an important leadership role within the Middle and Senior School, key in assisting the Heads of sub-school in managing the social, emotional and academic progress of students from Years 7 to 12. They continue to develop and refine the culture of their House, fostering a sense of identity for the students and aligning them with the aims of the School.

The Head of a Day House will lead the Middle School Tutors in their House and provide support as they undertake their duties. They will develop and maintain effective lines of communication, particularly with the Year 11/12 Coordinators and Senior School Tutors to support Senior School students, as well as with Student Welfare Teams and more broadly with other Middle and Senior School based leaders.

Pembroke School offers a dynamic and collegial professional environment with generous provision for staff professional development.

The Successful Candidate
We are seeking an exceptional pastoral care leader and educator who will be an excellent role model for our young people. They will have the skills to develop a deep and broad understanding of the students within their House, maintaining connection with students as they move through the Middle and Senior Schools. They will also have the skills to lead, inspire and develop a team of Tutors in the Middle School pastoral care setting.

Applications are invited from suitable applicants with outstanding leadership skills who are currently registered (or eligible for registration) with the Teacher’s Registration Board of South Australia.


Applications should be addressed to Mr Mark Staker, Principal. Applications for this position close 9.00 am Monday 10 October 2022.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Enquiries may be emailed to or telephone Ms Sandy Luong on 8366 6200.

Pembroke School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.