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Pembroke is seeking an enthusiastic and suitably experienced applicant to undertake the role of Senior School Receptionist.

Permanent, part time role (0.833FTE)
Collaborative and dynamic team
Opportunities for professional development

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 an enthusiastic and suitably experienced applicant to undertake the role of Senior School Receptionist. This is a permanent, part time position working full time during term time (37.5 hours per week, 40 weeks per year).

The successful candidate will:

  • Greet and welcome visitors and manage visitor sign-in procedure.
  • Attend to phone, email and visitor enquiries.
  • Manage the student absentee procedure.
  • Support the maintenance of accurate school community data.
  • In collaboration with the Personal Assistant to the Head of Senior School, support the efficient and effective operations of the campus.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the School’s digital asset management system (Canto).
  • Undertake general administrative duties to support other staff.
  • Support the Health Centre in the absence of the Registered Nurse.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to effectively engage and work with a range of stakeholders, particularly young people.
  • A proactive person who welcomes and encourages collaboration with others.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, high attention to detail and the ability to effectively prioritise work and multi-task.
  • An aptitude for and the capacity to utilise various IT and software programs.
  • Current Working with Children Check, Reporting Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect Training certification and First Aid qualifications.
  • Administration and customer service experience.

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 – Professional Services Staff. Applications for this position close 9.00 am Wednesday 5 October 2022.

To apply, please complete the Professional Services 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.