Employment | Christ Church Grammar School


Our School

Our staff are our greatest asset

Featured Opportunities

  1. Individual Differences Teacher – Term 3 Commencement 
  2. Head of Choral/Music Teacher – Immediate Start or Term 3 Commencement
  3. Educational Assistant (Early Years) – Immediate Start or Term 3 Commencement

The Organisation

Established in 1898, Christ Church Grammar School (CCGS) is a leading, inner-city, independent, coeducational school that provides an outstanding education for 3 – 12-year-old children. Proud of their connection with Christ Church South Yarra and being the only coeducational Anglican parish primary school in Victoria, CCGS embed the Anglican faith and ethos into daily practice while welcoming those of all faiths and none.

For more information on the School, visit: www.ccgs.vic.edu.au

Positions Available:

  1. Individual Differences Teacher – Term 3 Commencement 

Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Continuing position

We are seeking expressions of interest for a qualified Individual Differences Teacher to work in our Main School campus.

The Position

Individual Differences Teacher: Christ Church Grammar School is currently seeking to appoint an Individual Differences Teacher to support the educational program for all of the children within the School. Duties include working collaboratively with classroom teachers to construct differentiated teaching and learning programs, facilitating intake testing, new enrolment testing throughout the year, and internal marking and contributing to the construction of IPs for identified students in collaboration with classroom teachers.

As a suitable candidate, you will have a genuine interest in individual differences and have completed related studies, including undergraduate qualifications in primary education. A post-graduate qualification in special education is desirable.  Applicants must be VIT registered.


  1. Head of Choral – Immediate Start or Term 3 Commencement

Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Fixed-term position until the end of Term 4– possible extension. 

We are seeking expressions of interest for a qualified Head of Choral to work in our Main School Campus.


The Position

Head of Choral: We are looking for someone who has the enthusiasm and drive to build on an already thriving choral program in a school whose very foundations 120 years ago, was as a choral school. The successful applicant will be an experienced choral leader with demonstrated ability to train student choirs to a high level. They will have the ability to engage young learners and work collaboratively with staff to inspire and encourage students to achieve their full potential.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, hardworking, and Kodaly trained (at least Level 1) and have a thorough understanding of the Orff and Kodaly approaches. They will possess good communication skills and display the ability to connect and engage with young children. The applicant will be committed to working co-operatively with other music staff, maintaining a focus on delivering excellence in our music curriculum, teaching, learning and reporting. They will be an experienced choral conductor who knows how to get the best out of children displaying an extensive knowledge of repertoire suitable for children. The applicant will have an excellent command of vocal/choral performance methods and techniques and demonstrated success in producing high-quality performances. 

A flexible and dynamic approach to teaching and learning, well-developed time management and organisational skills, VIT registration (or the ability to gain VIT registration) will be essential. The ability to play the piano is an advantage. The successful applicant must be detail-oriented, with excellent rehearsal time-management skills as well as strong verbal communication, organization, and logistical planning skills.


  1. Educational Assistant (Early Years) – Immediate Start or Term 3 Commencement

Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Maternity Leave Fixed term 12-month position. Term Weeks only.

Seeking expressions of interest for a qualified Educational Assistant to work in our Early Years campus.


The Position

Educational Assistant: We are seeking expressions of interest from an outstanding Educational Assistant to join our dynamic team. The Educational Assistant role supports the educational program for all of the children within the School, is an active member of a team that provides high quality education and care to students at the School, and champions the School’s explicit approach towards the teaching of literacy and numeracy. The successful candidate will form part of a community who strives for excellence.

The candidate will hold qualifications in Early Childhood (Certificate III or Diploma III) or will be studying towards a Teaching Degree and has completed a minimum of 12 months study. The candidate will be visibly passionate about the School’s teaching philosophy, with a distinct affection for children and their educational development.  This is an excellent opportunity to work and be part of a top tier school.

The Individual Differences Teacher Role Description can be accessed here. www.ccgs.ID Role 

The Head of Choral/Music Teacher can be accessed here. www.ccgs.Head of Choral 

The Educational Assistant Role Description can be accessed here. www.ccgs.EA RD 

To apply, please prepare a cover letter and resume detailing experience, qualifications, and the names and telephone numbers of at least two referees. Applications to be addressed to Ms Fay Samaras, CCGS Human Resources Manager via email recruitment@ccgs.vic.edu.au

Application close 13 May 2021.  The School reserves the right to start the selection and interview process prior to the application close date.

CCGS is committed to providing safe services. We have a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse. CCGS is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection.  Ministerial Order 870 requires CCCGS to implement child safety standards and to accommodate and take the needs of all children (including but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children with disabilities, and children who are vulnerable) into account when creating a child safe environment.

Our screening process includes but is not limited to a Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, structured interviewing and selection process, online searches, background checks and reference checks to ensure that CCGS is recruiting the right people for our School. The incumbent of this role must comply with Christ Church Grammar Schools child safety policies and related policies and procedures (including the Child Safe Code of Conduct).

Christ Church Grammar School is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles and is committed to the principles of merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness in our recruitment process.