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

Cultivate Coordinator

Launceston Grammar’s Cultivate Programme aims to provide real and connected learning experiences for students about the challenges and opportunities of living and working in regional areas. Cultivate will develop deep understandings of concepts that are key to successful regional industries including sustainability, relationships, supply and demand, enterprise and innovation.  

An opportunity has now arisen for an experienced individual to join our team in the position of Cultivate Coordinator. This position develops and implement programs in the Cultivate Programme to empower students to learn, contribute and take action in their regional area. 

Applicants will have: 

  • Relevant experience or an equivalent combination of knowledge, tertiary qualifications and / or experience in a relevant field; 
  • Experience and expertise in developing relationships with a broad range of stakeholders; 
  • An understanding (or willingness to obtain understanding) of the relevant educational standards including, but not limited to, the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP); 
  • Demonstrated skills in active listening, time management, complex problem solving, and management of finance resources; 
  • Personal attributes including attention to detail, dependability, adaptability/flexibility, cooperation, integrity, social orientation, initiative, achievement/effort and analytical thinking;
  • Current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania), or be eligible for registration; and
  • Current first aid qualifications, or be willing to attain.

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 Monday 7 February 2022

Primary Teacher

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and experienced Primary Teacher to join our Junior Campus team in a fixed term full-time capacity from January 2022 for 12 months.

We believe that each child is curious, capable and unique – diversity is acknowledged and respected. Our families are valued and respected as partners, collaborators and advocates for their children. Children are supported to develop a spirit of inquiry. Our educators promote curiosity, critical and creative thinking, questioning, problem-solving and foster independence. Programs are designed so children can have fun, find joy and love learning. As an accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) inform our practice. Children are supported to make sense of the world and themselves through play, to become resilient, confident, responsible and compassionate citizens of the world.

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 Primary 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.

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. . 

Please refer to the following documents for the application:

Our Junior Campus is located in East Launceston. There is no better place to live and teach than in Launceston in 2022. Learn more at Live Launceston website.

Applications are required by 5pm Wednesday 26 January 2022

Employment Opportunities


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.