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Pembroke is seeking a suitably experienced applicant to undertake the role of Reception Classroom Assistant.

Permanent, part time
15 hours per week during term time
40 weeks per year

Pembroke School is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school from Early Learning to Year 12. Renowned for academic excellence and a broad, inclusive program, Pembroke offers the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) and is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP). Pembroke staff and students are encouraged to delight in learning, work and the exploration of their own potential.

Pembroke is seeking a suitably experienced applicant to undertake the role of Reception Classroom Assistant. This is a permanent, part time, working 15 hours per week during term time (40 weeks per year). The successful candidate will:

  • Provide educational assistance to the Reception teachers
  • Work with individuals and small groups of children, including providing literacy and numeracy support
  • Provide general classroom support to Reception teachers
  • Work as a collaborative part of the Junior School team.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and work with a range of stakeholders, in particular young people
  • Confidence working with both individuals and small groups of children, under the direction of teaching staff
  • A proactive approach, a commitment to collaborating with others and the ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Current Working with Children Check, Reporting Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect Training certification and First Aid qualifications
  • Recent experience in a similar role in a School environment is desirable but not essential.

Pembroke provides staff with a supportive and dynamic working environment, opportunities for professional development and the capacity to make a valuable and meaningful contribution to the operation of the School.

If this sounds like your ideal role then we want to hear from you!

Applications should be addressed to Ms Tracy Hillier, Human Resources Manager – Non Teaching Staff. Applications for this position close 9.00 am Tuesday, 7 December 2021.

To apply, please complete the Non-teaching Staff Employment Application Form.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Enquiries may be emailed to or telephone Ms Tracy Hillier on 8366 6785.

Pembroke School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.