Working at Prince Alfred College
Performance, professionalism, passion - inspiring excellence
How do we provide value to our employees at Prince Alfred College?
We are proud to be an organisation who cares for our employees. We have strong values that are practiced throughout the community and provide excellent opportunities for career development and progression.
We have a grand vision and bold strategic plan which is communicated to all staff. We believe our people make our College successful and we strive to create a culture that enhances the lives of all employees.
Remuneration and benefits
Prince Alfred College recognises the importance of attracting and retaining talented, capable and committed teachers and staff. With this in mind we endeavour to offer competitive salary and employment benefits. Additional benefits to staff include school fee discounts, OSHC and Vacation Care discounts, salary sacrificing, laptops for teachers, and co-curricular payments. We also recognise that our staff are our best advocates and understand the qualities that make a great contribution to our community.
We are committed to providing the best learning environment possible for all students. Fundamentally, the college must allow each boy to reach his potential and enable him to live a life of meaning and purpose.
The vision for Prince Alfred College is Inspiring Excellence; a college that inspires learning and optimises opportunities for students. Making sure that every boy receives a high-quality education is our highest priority.
We believe that our employees are the key to our success and encourage staff to come up with new ideas to ensure we continually improve.
Training and development
Prince Alfred College places great emphasis on learning and development. We are committed to providing opportunities for personal development and strive to assist every employee in reaching their full potential. We encourage staff to continually develop their skills, knowledge and expertise.
Professional development opportunities are delivered in-house as well as accessed through external providers.
At Prince Alfred College we understand the importance of life outside of work. With this in mind we have introduced a range of life balance initiatives to assist employees in meeting the demands they face in their personal lives. These initiatives include; paid maternity/paternity leave, job sharing, part-time work and carers leave.
Positive working environment
We work hard to create a positive and rewarding working environment for all employees. We have a wellbeing program, access to a personal trainer and the school gym, we hold various wellbeing classes and staff social events. We believe in celebrating our successes by rewarding and recognising the contribution that our employees make.
Corporate social responsibility
Our Statement of Purpose is committed to developing boys into men who value integrity, excellence and Christian principles and who will serve their community and the world with confidence and compassion.
Our staff are role models and are also committed to how we relate to the community and the impact we have on the environment. As a result we have a commitment to corporate social responsibility and support community programs through fund raising, assisting with food deliveries, and providing labour during time of need such as to assist in rebuilding communities after fires or floods. The appointment of a Manager Environment and Sustainability also highlights our commitment to ensuring the development of best practice environmental initiatives.
We understand the importance of leading by example and encourage our leaders and managers to establish clear lines of communication, foster teamwork between employees, acknowledge achievements, provide recognition and constructive feedback, act as a coach and mentor and provide development.
Working at Prince Alfred College