Employment at Grammar
We warmly welcome interest and applications from experienced teachers and new graduates of the highest calibre to join our professional and dedicated team.
CHILD SAFE STANDARDS
Ballarat Grammar is committed to zero tolerance of child abuse. All staff and members of our community have a duty of care to protect the safety, health and wellbeing of children in their care.
As a school with a diverse population, this includes students with a disability, aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.We do this by:
- Adhering to Ballarat Grammar’s Protection policies at all times and upholding Ballarat Grammar’s statement of commitment to Child Safety.
- Following the correct procedures when reporting any child safety concerns and allegations of child abuse.
- Ensuring that child protection is a shared responsibility between all employees, contractors, associates and members of the Ballarat Grammar community.
- Having a commitment to promoting the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of all students, including those from diverse backgrounds.
- Having a commitment to providing a safe environment for all children.
- Having a commitment to Child Safe recruitment practices. All teaching staff who are employed at Ballarat Grammar must have current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) Teacher Registration (including a National Criminal History Record Check) or VIT Permission to Teach Registration. All other general staff and volunteers are required to have a Working with Children check and a recent Police check.
The School seeks suitable applicants for the position of Local Guardians. The attached position description outlines the role in detail. Further information is available from the Admissions Assistant, Ms Sissy Horton. Sissy can be contacted on 5338 0830 or via email at email@example.com.
Applications close on Friday, 9 September 2016
Responsibilities of our teaching staff
In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities and rostered supervisory duties, all teachers are expected to support the philosophy and values of the School and to contribute to our broader programs.
Program – Junior
School teachers have specific responsibility for the students in their
classes, Senior School teachers have specific responsibility for a Mentor
Group (Years 8 to 12) or a Homeroom Group (Year 7)
- Round Square Program
- School Events – as relevant, including some on weekends and evenings
Part-time teachers are expected to contribute on a time pro-rata basis
Life in Ballarat
Ballarat is a great city to live and work. Attracted by our enviable lifestyle, more and more people are moving here and our population is projected to increase 30% by 2040.
- Just over an hour from Melbourne by train or car
- Easy access to Tullamarine Airport
- Less than 90 minutes drive to the coast
- World-class health services
- Fantastic sporting and community clubs
- An emerging arts culture
- A vibrant café and restaurant scene
- Affordable housing
- Affordable world-class education – Ballarat Grammar welcomes children of staff and ongoing staff are eligible for a staff rebate on fees
To learn more about life in our great city we encourage you to view the Visit Ballarat website.