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STAFF SURVEY

Our most recent staff survey, conducted by Insync Surveys, shows that Peninsula School staff have very strong support for the School as a workplace, consistent across Academic and Business staff. The School has an active Staff Association.

our golden jubilee celebrations

All members of our community - past, present and future - were invited to join us as we celebrated fifty years of outstanding education on the Mornington Peninsula. We had a host of celebratory Golden Jubilee events in 2011.

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About the School

Peninsula Grammar is the preeminent K-12 independent co-educational school located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, just 40 minutes from Melbourne. We are a leader in the field of Positive Education and develop our staff through an innovative, progressive and forward thinking workplace culture. Peninsula Grammar has an outstanding reputation for being a school which offers world class educational opportunities to its students and enviable workplace conditions for its employees. A willingness to embrace best practice and deliver exceptional customer service is fundamental to the culture of the School.

All employees are required to abide by the Core Values of the School and the School's Positive Psychology imperative. Details of these can be found under Our School.

Peninsula Grammar, Private Bag No 3, PO Mount Eliza, VIC 3930
Tel: (03) 9788 7777 Fax: (03) 9787 7646

 

Child Safety

Peninsula Grammar has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the protection of all children from all forms of child abuse.  Every staff member at Peninsula Grammar is responsible for the care and protection of the students in our care and the reporting of information about suspected child abuse.

 

The following employment opportunities currently exist:



Library Technician

Peninsula Grammar requires a Library Technician to work as part of a small, self-motivated team of library staff in the Junior Resource Centre. The library caters for primary students as well as providing professional support to teaching staff from early childhood to Year 6.

The role of the Library Technician is to provide assistance to and support for the Teacher Librarian in all aspects of acquiring, organising and maintaining a diverse collection of resources. This includes monitoring equipment sited in the Library, Office and ECC Centre.

Applications close Tuesday 19 December. Contact kmaher@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au with any queries about this role.

This is a part-time role (0.6). Read more about this opportunity. Applications should be sent to employment@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au


Making/STEM Integrator

Peninsula Grammar is seeking to appoint an outstanding, innovative teacher to the exciting role of Making/STEM Integrator to commence in Term 1 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Working across two state-of-the-art, purpose built MakerSpaces in our Junior and Middle Years programs the Making/STEM Integrator is responsible for embedding the principles and pedagogical approaches to Maker Centered Learning and STEM across the curriculum in Years P – 8. This role requires an inspirational educator who can influence, motivate and encourage our learning community through making by collaborating with key staff to create innovative learning opportunities for our community. Using our two purpose built MakerSpaces the integrator will empower staff and students in using technology and making to develop the soft skills required to thrive beyond school. The integrator will be an expert in learning who is very aware of how Making, Technology and Tools can be used to inspire and enhance the capacity of all learners in the digital age. An acute awareness of contemporary pedagogy, STEM principles and the ability to be brave in thinking and empowerment are essential for this position.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding influencer with transformational leadership skills.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and have the ability to connect these principles across the curriculum
  • Have a strong knowledge of Design Thinking, Computational Thinking, System Thinking and Project Based Learning strategies as these apply to the K – 8 curriculum
  • Be aware of emerging technologies and trends in STEM and be able to bring new and exciting ideas for learning to the Peninsula Grammar community
  • Be experienced in working with teachers to inspire and engage them and promote effective teaching practices
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills

The successful candidate will be an energiser, able to positively influence the work of colleagues and students.

More details of this role are attached. It should be noted that all academic staff are required to contribute to our extensive pastoral care and co-curricular programs.

The successful applicant will be appointed to an ongoing teaching role. The appointment to the Making/STEM Integrator position will be for an initial three-year period. Further information relating to the terms and conditions of this appointment will be discussed at interview.

Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to employment@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au by 5pm on Friday 12 January 2018.

Queries relating to this position should be directed to:

Dean Pearman
Director of Learning Technologies and Innovation
E: dpearman@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au
P: 9788 7672



Primary French Teacher – Part-time

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate teacher of French to join our Junior Years team, teaching Years Two, Three and Four from the beginning of Term 1, 2018. This is an ongoing, part-time position (approximately 0.4).

The School has a strong commitment to languages education with French being taught from Year 2 to VCE level and Chinese from Year 5 to VCE. A well-established French exchange program with Notre-Dame-les-Oiseaux in Paris allows our students to experience life in France and improve their language skills.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Fluent in written and spoken French
  • An exemplary and innovative classroom practitioner who takes a creative approach to their teaching and demonstrates passion for their subject area
  • Be experienced in curriculum design
  • Enjoy working as part of a collaborative teaching team
  • Have the ability to quickly build trusting relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • Use contemporary pedagogies in their classroom practice and be able to demonstrate the impact of these on student learning
  • Demonstrate a reflective approach to their own practice and a proactive interest in their professional growth as a teacher.

The successful candidate will be an energiser, able to positively influence the work of colleagues and students.

More details of this role are attached. It should be noted that all academic staff are required to contribute to our extensive pastoral care and co-curricular programs. Information relating to the terms and conditions of this appointment will be discussed at interview.

Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to employment@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au by 5pm on Friday 12 January 2018.

Queries relating to these positions should be directed to:

Louise Nicholls-Easley
Head of Junior Years
E: lnichollseasley@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au
P: 9788 7831



PREP CLASSROOM ASSISTANT – 0.9

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Prep Classroom Assistant to this Long Service Leave position for Terms 1 and 2, 2018.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be experienced in working in a team environment
  • Have the ability to quickly establish effective working relationships with students, parents and staff
  • Hold current First Aid Certificate with CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Training.
  • Previous experience in coeducational, independent schools will be highly regarded.

The successful candidate will be an energiser, able to work collaboratively in a team and engage our youngest students in our Early Childhood Centre.

Read more about this role. Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to employment@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au by 5pm on Friday 12 January 2018.

Queries relating to this position should be directed to:

Louise Nicholls-Easley
Head of Junior Years
E: lnichollseasley@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au
P: 9788 7831

 


Kindergarten Assistant - Full-time / Part-time

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Kindergarten Assistant to this ongoing, full time / part-time, term-time only position commencing Term 1, 2018.

The successful applicant will:

  • Possess Diploma or Certificate 3 qualification in Children’s Services
  • Have a sound working knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law Act and Regulations, The National Quality Standards, Child Safe Standards and the Victoria Early Years Learning and Development Framework
  • Be experienced in working in a team environment
  • Have the ability to quickly establish effective working relationships with students, parents and staff
  • Hold current First Aid Certificate with CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Training.
  • Previous experience in coeducational, independent schools will be highly regarded.

The successful candidate will be an energiser, able to work collaboratively in a team and engage our youngest students in the Kindergarten.

Read more about this role. Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to employment@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au by 5pm on Friday 12 January 2018.

Queries relating to this position should be directed to:

Louise Nicholls-Easley
Head of Junior Years
E: lnichollseasley@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au
P: 9788 7831

 

Teacher of Voice

2018 commencing Term 1

We are offering two casual positions at approximately two days per week each, or one casual position, approximately four days per week.

Peninsula Grammar boasts an outstanding Music program from K-12 consisting of classroom music lessons and a large instrumental and choral program. Currently 400 students learn in the studio program. A full array of choirs, ensembles and orchestras add significantly to our outstanding Performing Arts program. The School has a state-of-the-art Performing Arts Centre.

A vacancy exists for a teacher with voice and choral experience to begin at the commencement of Term 1, 2018. The successful candidate will have a dynamic and enthusiastic approach to working with students from Prep to Year 12 and will have experience with the VCE, AMEB and/or Trinity examination syllabii. The ability to teach across different styles with proven experience in choral direction will be highly regarded. The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to grow their studio.

Our Music students enjoy a broad variety of performance opportunities in our many choirs and ensembles. A willingness to contribute to this extensive co-curricular program will be assumed. Employees of Peninsula Grammar are required to have a current Police Check, Working with Children Check and First Aid qualifications.

Questions relating to this position should be directed to:

Dr Richard Vaudrey
Head of Ensemble and Studio Music
P: 9788 7760
E: rvaudrey@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au

Applications, listing 2 referees, should be addressed to The Principal and forwarded immediately by email to employment@peninsulagrammar.vic.edu.au

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17 January 2018 at 5.00pm.

Teach in China

We seek to recruit 2 experienced, qualified and VIT registered teachers for one of 5 partner schools in China – The Nanjing Number One Experimental School.

1.    VCE Physics teacher
2.    VCE Mathematics teacher.
Experienced in one or more of the following: Mathematical Methods, Further Mathematics or Specialist Mathematics.

Open this link for more Nanjing recruitment information.

Initial enquiries should be directed to Wenna Foster, via email at wfoster@tps.vic.edu.au or by calling +61 3 9788 7819.