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.

Opportunities

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

Current Vacancies

Payroll and Accounts Receivable Officer

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced individual to join our Finance team in the role of Payroll/Accounts Receivable Officer.  This role is permanent full-time and based at the Senior Campus in Mowbray Heights, Tasmania.

Reporting to the Finance Manager the Payroll/Accounts Receivable Officer role is to support and complement the Finance Team. They are primarily responsible for the School’s efficient processing of accounts receivable and the accurate payment of salary and wages.

Applicants will have:

  • Completion of Certificate IV in Business, Business Administration or equivalent experience/competency,
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of Information technology, particularly the Microsoft Office suite of applications,
  • Experience in financial environment including receipting, banking, downloading of bank information, bank reconciliation and creditors,
  • Strong personal presentation, communication, and organisational skills,
  • High degree of professionalism and discretion,
  • Excellent customer service skills,
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplined team,
  • Exceptional attention to detail,
  • Current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration,
  • Current National Police History Record Check, or be willing to obtain,
  • Current first aid qualifications, or be willing to attain,
  • A current driver’s licence is desirable,
  • Demonstrated skills in active listening, time management, persuasion, problem solving, communication and social perceptiveness, and
  • Personal attributes including cooperation, attention to detail, integrity, adaptability/flexibility, engagement, positive attitude and ability to work as a member of a high performing team.

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 (General Staff) Enterprise Agreement.

Please refer to the following documents for the application:

Applications are required by 5pm on Friday 25 June, 2021.

Teacher – Junior Campus

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and experienced Teacher to join our Junior Campus team in a fixed term, full-time contract capacity commencing in Term 3 ending in Term 4 with the possibility of extension for 2022.

A Teacher is responsible for assisting and directing the work of student groups and individual students to promote learning and improve student outcomes through direct teaching contact with students, and the provision of coherent and planned lessons and learning activities.

Applicants will have:

  • sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum as it relates to the teaching of Primary Education,
  • previous experience teaching within a primary school environment is preferred,
  • previous experience in an IB Primary Years Programme school will be highly regarded,
  • 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 (Primary),
  • current registration with the Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania, or be eligible for registration, and
  • 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 for the application:

Applications will close once a suitable applicant has been found.

Personal Assistant – Head of Junior Campus

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join our School Services Administration Team in the role of PA – Head of Junior Campus.

The PA to the Head of Junior Campus has the responsibility for providing administrative assistance to the Head of Junior Campus. In exercising this responsibility, the PA will work flexibly and as part of a team in the pursuit of the School’s identity, virtues and future focus.

Applicants will have:

relevant qualifications in Business or Business Administration at either Diploma or Certificate IV level,

at least 3 years relevant experience in a Personal Assistant role or related administrative occupation,

current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration,

current National Police History Record Check, or be willing to obtain,

current first aid qualifications, or be willing to attain,

demonstrated skills in active listening, reading comprehension, service orientation, writing, time management, social perceptiveness and information technology, and

personal attributes including strong personal presentation, attention to detail, integrity, empathy, dependability, cooperation, adaptability/flexibility, self-control and professionalism, confidentiality, initiative, social orientation, achievement/effort and analytical thinking.

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 (General Staff) Enterprise Agreement.

Please refer to the following documents for the application:

Applications will close once a suitable candidate has been found.

HPE Secondary Teacher

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic Secondary HPE (Health and Physical Education) Teacher to join our Senior Campus team in 2021.  This role is part-time at 0.5 FTE and is offered as a fixed term contract for term 3 to 4, to replace staff leave.

The Secondary HPE Teacher is responsible for working as a member 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 Health and Physical Education,
  • previous experience teaching secondary level health and physical education is desired,
  • 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 for the application:

Applications are required by 5pm on Friday 18 June 2021

Development and Alumni Officer

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our Community Engagement team in the role of Development and Alumni.  This position is full time.

The Development and Alumni Officer assists to promote a culture of engagement and philanthropy with the Launceston Grammar community through the effective management of fundraising, marketing, and stakeholder management. The primary responsibility of the Development and Alumni Officer is to oversee the School’s fundraising campaigns and build and maintain connections with the School’s key community members, particularly alumni.

The Development and Alumni Officer will often be the first point of contact for alumni and will contribute to the delivery of an engagement strategy that builds and sustains affinity and connection with the School.

Applicants will have:

  • Relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training and / or experience in relationship to fundraising, marketing and/or communications, stakeholder engagement and community.
  • Relevant experience in developing strategies to meet departmental goals that align to the strategy of an organisation.
  • current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration;
  • current National Police History Record Check, or be willing to obtain;
  • current first aid qualifications, or be willing to attain;
  • demonstrated skills in active listening, time management, complex problem solving, writing, negotiation and management of finance resources; and
  • personal attributes including attention to detail, dependability, adaptability/flexibility, cooperation, integrity, social orientation, initiative, achievement/effort and analytical thinking.

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 (General Staff) Enterprise Agreement.

Please refer to the following documents for the application:

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.