How we hire

When you join the Melbourne Grammar School community you will become part of a culture of excellence. We are looking for people who share our values and are committed to shaping our students’ futures. We engage people who are passionate about their work and who have the talent and commitment to operate at the top of their field.

Our staff community is made up of recent graduates, experienced teachers, people with a background in education and those from corporate environments. Positions include teaching educational support positions, as well as specialist roles in finance, IT, catering, human resources, fundraising and development, marketing and communications, property and grounds, out-of-school-hours care, sport coaching and more.

How we hire

We understand the importance of keeping candidates informed throughout the recruitment process, acknowledging your investment of time and energy.

Our hiring process

Step 1
Select

Review our vacant positions and select a specific position to learn more about the position.

Step 2
Learn more

Read through the advertisement and job description, taking the time to understand the requirements and your suitability for the role.

Step 3
Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter electronically, ensuring both are specific to the position you are applying for.

Make sure you have read and agreed to Melbourne Grammar School’s Employment Collection Policy, Privacy Policy and Child Safety Statement before submitting your application.

Include the details of three referees to help speed the process up if you are successful in final stages. We will only contact referees with your permission.

Step 4
Confirmation

You will receive an email confirmation within minutes that your application has been received. You should receive an application outcome within two week of the advertisement’s closing date.

Step 5
First round interview

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview with an interview panel, usually comprising three to four interviewers. After first round interviews, preferred candidates for teaching roles will be asked to alert their referees, and prepare for a demonstration lesson.

Step 6
Final interview

Final interviews are conducted with the Headmaster for teaching roles and with an appropriate interview panel general staff roles.

Preferred candidates who interview for general staff roles will be asked to alert their referees at this stage, and reference checks will be completed.

Step 7
Offer

After all pre-employment checks have been completed, the successful candidate will receive a verbal offer from Melbourne Grammar School. With their agreement, an offer of employment will be sent electronically.

If you are unsuccessful

Melbourne Grammar School receives many high quality applications for both teaching and operational support roles. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified of their outcome via email after the advertising for a specific position closes.