Employment

A career at Launceston Grammar offers the opportunity to work within a world class and scholarly environment and we are looking for staff with outstanding imagination, intellect and passion to join us as we aim both to develop the excellence of our own students and forge new directions in education.


At Launceston Grammar the fusion of innovation and more than 170 years of tradition and history produces an education unlike any other. We are a co-educational day and boarding school offering an excellent all-round education to 860 students aged 3 to 18 years.

Launceston Grammar is well on the way to becoming a globally recognised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School with the implementation of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) within our Junior Campus. The programme underpins our high standards of literacy and numeracy.

Opportunities

Employment opportunities are listed and advertised in relevant digital platforms. All employment and HR enquiries may be directed to our Human Resources Manager, Mrs Audra Anderson on +61 3 6336 6000 or via hr@lcgs.tas.edu.au

Current Vacancies
Secondary French Teacher

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and passionate Secondary French Teacher to join our Senior Campus Languages team in January 2021.

This position is temporary part-time (0.5 FTE) for the 2021 school year and involves teaching students in Grades 7 to 10.  Applications are invited from experienced teachers as well as recent graduates and Teachers with eligibility for a Limited Authority to Teach (LAT) from the Tasmanian Teachers Registration Board.

Applicants will have:

  • sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum as it relates to the teaching of French,
  • previous experience teaching French is desirable,
  • demonstrated high level communication skills,
  • sound ICT skills, particularly in the use of computers as a learning technology in skills,
  • personal attributes including dependability, adaptability/flexibility, integrity, concern for others, cooperation, initiative, achievement/effort and attention to detail,
  • tertiary qualifications in Education,
  • current registration with the Tasmanian Teacher’s Registration Board, or be eligible for registration,
  • current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration.

Applicants are expected to support the ethos and values of an independent Anglican School.

Launceston Grammar is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Remuneration will be in accordance with the Launceston Church Grammar School (Teachers) Enterprise Agreement.

Please refer to the following documents to apply for the role:

  1. French Teacher Position Description
  2. Information for Secondary French Teacher Applicants
  3. Application for Employment 

 

Secondary Science Teachers

An exciting opportunity exists for two dynamic and experienced Secondary Science Teachers to join our Senior Campus team in permanent positions in 2021.  With teaching loads between 0.7 (part-time) and 1.0 (full-time) to be negotiated with the successful applicants, we are looking for a generalist science teacher as well as a specialist physics teacher.

Secondary Science Teachers are responsible for working as members of a professional and collaborative team to promote learning and improve student outcomes through direct teaching and participation in the School’s co-curricular programme.

Applicants will have:

  • sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum as it relates to the teaching of Science,
  • previous experience teaching secondary level science for Grades 7-10 and TCE level is desirable, and for the specialist physics position previous experience teaching physics at Grade 11 and 12 level,
  • demonstrated high level communication skills,
  • sound ICT skills, particularly in the use of computers as a learning technology in skills,
  • personal attributes including dependability, adaptability/flexibility, integrity, concern for others, cooperation, initiative, achievement/effort and attention to detail.
  • tertiary qualifications in Education,
  • current registration with the Tasmanian Teacher’s Registration Board, or be eligible for registration,
  • current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration.

Applicants are expected to support the ethos and values of an independent Anglican School.

Launceston Grammar is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Remuneration will be in accordance with the Launceston Church Grammar School (Teachers) Enterprise Agreement.

Please refer to the following documents to apply for the role:

  1. Secondary Science Teacher Position Description
  2. Information for Secondary Science Teacher Applicants
  3. Application for Employment 

 

Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning / TASC Liaison Officer

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced educator to join our leadership team in the role of Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning / TASC Liaison Officer.  Commencing in January 2021, this role is permanent full-time and is located at the picturesque Senior Campus.

Reporting to the Director of Teaching and Learning, this role oversees the coordination of our TCE programme, liaises with TASC (Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification) as the School’s representative and oversees academic administration in conjunction with the Director of Teaching and Learning and Head of Senior Campus.

Applicants will have:

  • tertiary qualifications in Education,
  • teaching experience in an area of specialisation,
  • sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum,
  • demonstrated high level communication skills,
  • sound ICT skills, particularly in the use of computers as a learning technology,
  • personal attributes including dependability, adaptability/flexibility, integrity, concern for others, cooperation, initiative, achievement/effort and attention to detail,
  • current registration with the Tasmanian Teacher’s Registration Board, or be eligible for registration,
  • current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration.

Applicants are expected to support the ethos and values of an independent Anglican School.

Launceston Grammar is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Remuneration will be in accordance with the Launceston Church Grammar School (Teachers) Enterprise Agreement.

Launceston Grammar reserves the right to commence interviews prior to the closing date.

Please refer to the following documents to apply for the role:

  1. Application for Employment 
  2. Assistant Director Teaching and Learning / TASC Liaison Officer Position Description
  3. Information for Assistant Director Teaching and Learning / TASC Liaison Officer Applicants

Applications are required by 5pm on Thursday, 19 November 2020

Relief Teachers

If you are interested in relief teacher work, please send a copy of your current resume via email to hr@lcgs.tas.edu.au and in your email please indicate:

  • if you are interested in relief work at the Junior Campus (EL to Grade 6); or
  • if you are interested in relief work at the Senior Campus (Grade 7 to 12); and
  • provide details of your availability.
Relief School Services Staff

If you are interested in casual work in one of our School Services department areas (Administration, Community Engagement, Educational Support, IT, or Property) please send a copy of your current resume via email to hr@lcgs.tas.edu.au and in your email please indicate:

  • your area of interest; and
  • provide details of your availability.
Child Safety

The School is committed to the principles of the Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Program. This commitment includes the provision of a safe and supportive learning environment for all students and requires all employees, volunteers and visitors to model and encourage exemplary behaviour that protects students from harm.

Employees must possess and maintain a current Working with Vulnerable People registration and undergo a satisfactory National Police History Record check. We undertake several screening processes to ensure the appropriate protection of children in our care. This includes reference checks, qualification checks and professional registration checks.

Professional Development

Launceston Grammar has a strong commitment to the development of staff through the provision of opportunities for professional learning. Professional learning can take a variety of forms including opportunities that are provided internally as well as externally. Employees are encouraged to discuss their professional development needs with their supervisor.

Employee Benefits

Launceston Grammar’s employee benefits include and are not limited to: Annual Leave, Long Service Leave, Community Service Leave and Paid Parental Leave for both females and males. A range of additional leave benefits are also available. Our staff have access to Flexible Working Arrangements, Salary Packaging, Professional Learning Assistance, access to professional journals, Post Graduate support, and opportunity to apply for an annual Staff Scholarship with recipient(s) selected by the Headmaster. Our staff have access to extensive library resources, on-site parking at our Senior Campus, use of school facilities including our indoor pool and gymnasium out of school hours, free flu vaccinations, first aid training and a confidential counselling service available through the School’s Employee Assistance Program.

Health and Wellbeing

The health and wellbeing of our team is of utmost importance and we have access to a range of activities aimed at supporting physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Access to free, confidential and professional counselling is available through our Employee Assistance Program and free flu vaccinations are offered to all employees annually.

Living and Working in Tasmania

Launceston Grammar is located in Tasmania’s north within the City of Launceston. On offer within one of Australia’s oldest and most pristine cities is an expansive lifestyle set within a clean, safe, and family-friendly environment. Launceston is large enough to offer all the services you would expect, but small enough to be a real community where you will be warmly welcomed and encouraged to engage in local activities, clubs and events.

Launceston and surrounds are highly regarded for its fine food, wine, restaurants, food markets and craft food ‘makers’ and brewers. Park and beach walks, concerts, galleries, antique shops, markets, open gardens, book clubs and quirky cafes are in abundance.

Launceston Grammar is situated on two campuses. Our Junior Campus is set within historic grounds in East Launceston, close to the CBD and our Senior Campus is located in the beautiful grounds at Mowbray Heights overlooking the Tamar River.