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 175 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.

Current Vacancies

School Nurse

A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic person to join our team as School Nurse on a fixed-term basis in 2023.

The School Nurse plays an important role in the well-being and health of our students and at times, our staff, and visitors. This includes the application of first aid, the management of health issues and responding to enquiries as the first point of contact for day and boarding student medical needs. The position is also responsible for maintaining programmes which protect and maintain the health and safety of the school community within the framework of the school’s philosophy.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse with current registration by the APHRA as well as have:

  • Nursing experience in a school environment is desirable, but not essential.
  • Demonstrated administration experience with possession of intermediate-level computer and document management skills, especially with the Microsoft suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Experience in using a data management system to log and review patient records will be highly regarded.
  • Highly developed and positive communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A strong ability to exercise initiative, judgement, and discretion.
  • The ability to prepare written documents that are clear, accurate and concise and in accordance with compliance and administrative requirements.
  • Current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration.
  • Current First Aid Qualifications, and
  • Current National Police History Record Check or be willing to obtain.

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 the appointment.

The position is covering leave for 2023, it is a term-time role, with some non-term work required. We welcome part-time applications for the option of a job share. The position will commence in late January 2023.

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

The Position Description, Application Form and Information for Applicants’ documents are available from hr@lcgs.tas.edu.au.

Position Description School Nurse 2023

Applications will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Educational Assistant

Launceston Church Grammar School is an Anglican co-educational day and boarding community where global learners and leaders are nurtured, challenged and inspired to serve and shape our world with courage, curiosity, creativity and compassion. The Junior Campus is an authorised International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) School.

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our Early Learning and or Educational Support team.

Based at the Junior Campus, Educational Assistants assist Early Learning to Grade 6 Teachers to deliver educational programmes and services to students, by performing duties that are instructional in nature or that deliver a direct service to students, teachers or parents.  Our Educational Assistants provide additional support for students individually and in small groups across all Junior School year levels. This may include, but is not limited to, supporting children with a diagnosis or challenging behaviours.

It is preferred applicants will have:

  • a Certificate III in Education Support, Diploma or equivalent competency;
  • previous experience working in a school environment;
  • a passion for improving learning outcomes for all students.
  • relevant experience working with young children who have special and/or additional needs;
  • the ability to develop positive relationships with students and foster their social and emotional development.
  • demonstrated knowledge of childsafe practices, workplace health and safety and clerical processes;
  • demonstrated skills in active listening, communication, instructing, social perceptiveness, learning strategies, critical thinking, and service orientation;
  • personal attributes including dependability, self-control, concern for others, cooperation, adaptability/flexibility, initiative, achievement/effort, attention to detail and analytical thinking.
  • current first aid qualifications, or be willing to attain;
  • a committed to supporting the well-being and safety of students.
  • 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 the appointment.  Remuneration will be in accordance with the Launceston Church Grammar School (General Staff) Enterprise Agreement

The Position Description, Application Form and Information for Applicants’ documents are available for download below.

Applications close once a suitable applicant is appointed.

 

 

Early Learning or Primary Teacher

Launceston Church Grammar School is an Anglican co-educational day and boarding community where global learners and leaders are nurtured, challenged and inspired to serve and shape our world with courage, curiosity, creativity and compassion.

At our Junior Campus, learning takes place in beautiful environments that promote play, discovery and creative exploration. We are an accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) inform our practice. Learning is a holistic experience that integrates social-emotional, physical and cognitive development for the children in our care.

A role has arisen for an experienced and caring Early Learning or Primary Teacher to join our Junior Campus team commencing in January 2023.

Applicants will have:

  • sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum as it relates to the teaching of Primary Education,
  • previous experience teaching within an Early Learning or Primary school environment is preferred
  • previous experience in an IB Primary Years Programme school will be highly regarded,
  • demonstrated high level communication skills,
  • confidence in the use of technology and a willingness to embrace it to enhance learning,
  • 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.
  • are committed to supporting the wellbeing of children,

All our staff participate in events, activities and co-curricular programs as well as undertake professional duties and meetings as required.

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. The Position Description, Application Form and Information for Applicants documents are available for download below:

Please note that interviews may be held prior to the closing date.

Our Junior Campus is located in East Launceston. There is no better place to live and teach than in Launceston in 2023. Learn more at www.livelaunceston.com.au

Applications will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

 

 

 

Biology Junior Science Teacher

Launceston Church Grammar School is an Anglican co-educational day and boarding community where global learners and leaders are nurtured, challenged and inspired to serve and shape our world with courage, curiosity, creativity and compassion. 

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and experienced Secondary Science Teacher to join our Senior Campus team in a permanent position in 2023.  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. 

This great opportunity will suit a candidate who is able to demonstrate: 

  • Sound knowledge and an innovative and engaging approach to teaching TCE level Biology and the Australian Curriculum as it relates to the teaching of Junior Science to students across the Secondary School. 
  • Previous experience teaching secondary level science for Grades 7-10 and TCE level is desirable; 
  • A detailed understanding of principles and practices of student learning strategies. 
  • Experience in differentiating curriculum and measuring effectiveness. 
  • Confidence in the use of technology and a willingness to embrace it to enhance learning; 
  • Ability to demonstrate effective classroom management skills, and the ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Proven experience in establishing and fostering relationships with students, staff and parents. 
  • Personal attributes include 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; and 
  • Are committed to supporting the well-being of students. 

 

All staff participate in events, activities and co-curricular programs as well as undertake professional duties and meetings as required. 

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. The Position Description, Application Form and Information for Applicants documents are available for download below.

Our Senior Campus is located on the beautiful grounds at Mowbray Heights overlooking the Tamar River. There is no better place to live and teach than in Launceston in 2022. Learn more at www.livelaunceston.com.au.    

 

Expressions of Interest - Teachers 2023 - Senior Campus

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for qualified and enthusiastic teachers for our Senior Campus commencing 2023.

We are interested in hearing from you if you have:

  • sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum as related to area of expertise;
  • previous teaching experience is desired;
  • demonstrated high-level communication skills;
  • confidence in the use of technology and a willingness to embrace it to enhance learning;
  • 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;  and
  • current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania) or be eligible for registration.
  • are committed to supporting the well-being of students.

All staff participate in events, activities and co-curricular programs as well as undertake professional duties and meetings as required.

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. The Position Description, Application Form and Information for Applicants documents are available for download below.

 

Secondary Science Teacher

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and experienced Secondary Science Teacher to join our Senior Campus team in a permanent position in 2023.  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.

This great opportunity will suit a candidate who is able to demonstrate:

  • Sound knowledge and an innovative and engaging approach to teaching the Australian Curriculum as it relates to the teaching of Science to students across the Secondary School.
  • Previous experience teaching secondary level science for Grades 7-10 and TCE level is desirable;
  • Experience or interest in teaching agriculture is desirable but not essential;
  • A detailed understanding of principles and practices of student learning strategies.
  • Experience in differentiating curriculum and measuring effectiveness.
  • Confidence in the use of technology and a willingness to embrace it to enhance learning;
  • Ability to demonstrate effective classroom management skills, and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Proven experience in establishing and fostering relationships with students, staff and parents.
  • Personal attributes include 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; and
  • Are committed to supporting the well-being of students.

All staff participate in events, activities and co-curricular programs as well as undertake professional duties and meetings as required.

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 the appointment.

Remuneration will be in accordance with the Launceston Church Grammar School (Teachers) Enterprise Agreement. The Position Description, Application Form and Information for Applicants documents are available for download below.

Our Senior Campus is located on the beautiful grounds at Mowbray Heights overlooking the Tamar River. There is no better place to live and teach than in Launceston in 2022. Learn more at www.livelaunceston.com.au.

Employment Opportunities

Enquiries

Employment opportunities are listed and advertised in relevant digital platforms. All employment and HR enquiries may be directed to our Director of People and Culture, Ms Melita Cornell on +61 3 6336 6000 or via hr@lcgs.tas.edu.au

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.