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

Deputy Head of Boarding

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.

We are seeking a suitably experienced and inspiring educator to join our team in the role of Deputy Head of Boarding (Activities or Academic). This is a residential part-time position based in our Girls Boarding House at our senior campus until the end of 2022 with the possibility of extension.

The Deputy Head of Boarding supports the efficient management and daily operations of the residential community to ensure the Boarding House team deliver high-quality supervision and services to boarding students. The Deputy Head of Boarding proactively develops and oversees a program of engaging and enriching experiences for Boarders.

Applicants will have:

  • experience dealing with children and/or young people which may or may not include residential experience
  • a willingness and an active interest supporting and engaging with young people living away from home
  • ability to identify problems, review related information and develop and evaluate options and implement solutions to achieve the best outcome
  • the desire to be a strong role model in terms of language, dress, hygiene and integrity
  • outstanding interpersonal and communication skills who can proactively and influence student learning outcomes;
  • the ability to establish and maintain respectful collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, parents and the community
  • personal attributes including dependability, adaptability/flexibility, integrity, concern for others, cooperation, initiative, achievement/effort and attention to detail;
  • tertiary qualifications in Education is desirable but not essential;
  • current registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Tasmania) or be eligible for registration; and
  • are committed to and/or experienced in supporting the wellbeing and safety 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.

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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.

Applications are required by 5pm on Monday 22 August 2022

Cleaner

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 suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our Property Team in the role of Cleaner.  A part time 5 days per week, 5 hours per day and casual positions available.

This position is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of Launceston Grammar facilities and for maintaining consistently high standards at the Junior and Senior Campus.  Reporting to Cleaning Supervisor, this position is available for immediate commencement.

Applicants will have:

  • at least 3 years’ experience cleaning in a commercial environment is preferred,
  • demonstrated skills in active listening, attention to detail, safely performing physical activities and safe handling of objects; and
  • personal attributes including dependability, integrity, the use of initiative, cooperation and adaptability/flexibility.
  • 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 General Staff Enterprise Agreement.

Our Junior Campus is located in East Launceston.

Our Senior Campus is located in Mowbray, Launceston.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 19 August 2022.

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.