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

Head of Junior Campus

Because of current Australian visa regulations, only candidates with Australian/New Zealand residency or citizenship are eligible to apply.

  • Key role in school-wide senior executive team
  • Candidate PYP school
  • Opportunity to lead school improvement

Located in beautiful northern Tasmania, Launceston Church Grammar School is an Anglican co-educational day and boarding community founded in 1846. Currently enrolling nearly 900 students from ELC-12, including 330 students on the Junior Campus, the School aims to be a future-focused learning environment where global learners and leaders are nurtured, challenged and inspired to serve and shape our world with courage, curiosity, creativity and compassion.

The School now invites applications for the role of Head of Junior Campus. The Head of Junior Campus reports directly to the Headmaster and is a member of the School’s Senior Executive. The Head of Junior Campus is responsible for the smooth daily operations and care of students at the Junior Campus as aligned to the Launceston Grammar Identity, Purpose, Vision, Virtues and Strategy. The School is currently an IB PYP candidate school.

The right person will actively support the ethos of an Anglican independent school and the PYP; will be firm in regard to standards and expectations while also fostering an environment where creativity and curiosity are inspired and nurtured; and will have a resolute commitment to ensuring students are engaged in excellent learning opportunities.

Please obtain information about the position by phoning the consultant assisting the School, Kathy McLean, of Fish & Nankivell, on 0414 376 698. (If calling from outside Australia, use the country code 61, and then dial 414 376 698.) Applications will close on Monday 22 February 2021. A concurrent search is being conducted.

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.