An employer of choice
Canberra Grammar School is a vibrant and rewarding place in which to work.
The School has a strong commitment to professional learning and a reputation for nurturing educational leadership. Its teachers are highly qualified and experienced, many with higher degrees and professional backgrounds in a range of schools and other workplaces around Australia and abroad. Salaries are attractive and include packaging for relocation and other expenses in addition to the School’s Professional Excellence Fund, which supports continuous learning opportunities for teachers.
The School offers a rich, diverse and stimulating learning environment and provides outstanding opportunities for co-curricular activity, sport, music, outdoor education, school trips, pastoral care and more. All teachers in the Primary and Senior Schools are fully involved in the academic, pastoral and co-curricular life of the students, as are many of the support staff members.
The School is set in an open and beautiful campus in a city of spacious suburbs with a wide range of excellent educational, medical and recreational facilities. Canberra is an ideal place in which to live and raise a family. It is within striking distance of the mountains for skiing and the coast for surfing; it is an easy drive from Sydney; there are frequent flights to all parts of Australia; and the city itself is virtually traffic-free. It also offers unparalleled access to many of Australia’s leading intellectual, political and cultural institutions.
The School makes opportunities available for stuff to professionally develop through a staff excellence fund and an annual professional appreciation cycle that assists staff to enhance their skills and professional practice techniques. The School also engages with three leading curriculums – The International Baccalaureate Programme, the Australian Curriculum and the NSW Higher School Certificate – meaning staff will have the unique chance to broaden their knowledge and student engagement skills across a variety of subjects.