Be part of our team

There is a great team culture at BGS.

We care for each other, have high expectations of each other, are accountable to each other and are committed to the very best outcomes possible for the boys.

Our teachers…

Our teaching staff are widely respected for their deep understanding of boys’ education.
They are here because they understand boys.They know to get the best outcomes for every boy you really need to know the students and so part of the role is to also be actively involved in cultural, pastoral, and sporting aspects of the School.

Why we love working at BGS

A recognised strength of working at BGS is the way all staff are actively encouraged to continue their own growth as professionals though investing in staff professional development.

This takes many forms – at school, locally, interstate and even overseas.

 

It’s not just about teaching…

Innovative, leading edge, efficient and excellence are the words that describe the work undertaken by our Professional Support Staff.

The School has a large team of staff covering areas such as finance, corporate services, IT, human resources, outdoor education, music, marketing and maintenance. These Professional Support Staff are a vital part of the dynamic School community and, alongside the teachers, strive constantly for what is best for the boys.

Our professional support staff also have the opportunity to be involved in our co-curricular programs, working closely students, be that on the sporting field, on stage or otherwise.

Current Opportunities

In preparing an application, please read the advertisement and position description carefully to ensure that you can demonstrate your ability to meet the position requirements and have a good understanding of the role.

Applications should contain a covering letter including commentary addressing your skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the role along with yourresume.

 

Some tangible benefits of working at ֭Ƶ include

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Enormous investment in staff professional development

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Affordable fitness and wellbeing classes at the new BGS strength and conditioning centre

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Free on-street parking and easy access to public transport

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Free access to an Employee Assistance Program

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Flexibility to salary sacrifice

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Working in a High Performance Learning Culture

We're an Employer of Choice

Collegiality, mastery and wellbeing are priorities for our staff. These areas sit alongside our awarded professional learning and instructional coaching programs spearheaded by our Crowther Centre.

It’s all a continuing validation really, that BGS isn’t just a great place to be for the boys, but it’s a great place to work too.

Want to join our team?

As a ֭Ƶ staff member, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Eligibility to work in Australia.
  • Current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching if you want to teach
  • A current working with children check for roles other than teaching
  • A current National Criminal Record Check
  • A willingness to undertake a medical check for manual labour or high risk roles
  • A passion and commitment to supporting young people to become the best they can be!


֭Ƶ is fully committed to the protection of children and the promotion of a culturally safe and supportive working environment for diverse communities. All staff are expected to satisfy child protection screening and adhere to the School’s Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy and Child Safety Code of Conduct.

What our staff are saying

The environment is incredibly fast paced, the variety of what you face each day is very different, so it’s never boring!
Tamara, Junior School Receptionist
BGS is filled with committed and caring people which promotes a positive working environment.
Peter, Secondary School Teacher
Walking into school each day I know I’ll be greeted by warm smiles… and surrounded by people who inspire and encourage me to be the best teacher I can be. The boys, curious and creative in nature, never fail to put a smile on my face and really do make coming into work each day extremely easy. There aren’t many school communities like ֭Ƶ and I feel privileged to be a part of ours.
Jamie, Junior School Teacher
I really like working at BGS because our school has a great sense of community. We have great leaders who know and understand education in the context of teaching boys. Our staff are amazing, talented people – strong work ethics, pride in their craft, and a passion for what they do. The supportive management has faith in their staff and invests in the staff to pursue their ambitions and further their career progression within the school.
Kirsten, Secondary School Teacher
I value the structured Professional Learning and access to Instructional Coaching, that encourage personal growth and support me to be the best teacher I can be.
Peter, Secondary School Teacher
From when I started working at BGS, there was a real sense of community which I truly feel proud to be a part of.
Ebony, ELC Teacher
One aspect about ֭Ƶ that stands out for me is the quality of its professional learning programs. As a workplace, BGS encourages and acknowledges enthusiasm and effort. The School is receptive to new ideas and pursuits, for the betterment of the students.
Rob, Secondary School Teacher
Working with like-minded, passionate colleagues makes coming to work each day empowering and motivating. The team around me have confidence to put forward their opinions and thoughts without fear of being judged or shut down.
Jack, Secondary School Teacher
The School empowers its staff by providing them with opportunities to develop through a robust professional learning program. I value the rich conversations I have with staff during professional learning workshops.
Zoe, Secondary School Teacher
BGS has provided me with opportunity to partake in extra-curricular sport in regard to coaching a soccer team over the past 3 years.
Mwilye, Laboratory Manager
I enjoy working at BGS because I am part of a team. Colleagues fast became friends and then family! Working in a high-performance environment means expectations are high, however so is my energy, drive and desire to do my best. The boys have so many opportunities at BGS and so do I as a staff member. I am honoured to be able to arrive at a job each day that I really love.
Paul, Junior School Teacher
The opportunity to be part of the instructional coaching program adds an exciting professional dimension to my role, allowing me to make a meaningful impact on other professional support staff.
Carly, Outdoor Education