Teaching & Boarding Positions for 2020

Snowy Mountains Grammar School is a K-12 co-educational school, catering to both Day and Boarding students. Nestled in the foothills of Australia’s stunning alpine region and located on the banks of beautiful Lake Jindabyne, only a short drive from the alpine resorts of Thredbo and Perisher, Snowy Mountains Grammar School is truly unique.

SMGS places a strong emphasis on wellbeing and developing a sense of belonging for all, offers modern and diverse learning opportunities, and provides an extensive co-curricular program that includes mountain biking, equestrian, snowsports, sailing and aviation.

As a leader in Australian education, SMGS has been formally recognised (2016-2019) with multiple Innovative School Awards, named as Boarding School of the Year, and has been a National Finalist for Best Co-Curricular Program and Best Regional School.

Due to the growth of enrolments at Snowy Mountains Grammar School, several positions will become available for commencement in 2020 to join our dedicated team of educators.

Position Details

Award: Various
Salary: Dependent on experience and qualifications and in accordance with the relevant Multi-Enterprise Agreement (MEA)
Term: Various
Closing Date: Applications have now closed

Positions Available

Full-time (1.0), commencing Term 1, 2020:

Click on the links below for more information about each of the roles:

Flexibility for a part-time 0.8 load for some roles may be considered upon request.

Culture and Benefits

Snowy Mountains Grammar School offers staff the ability to work in a team environment with other highly professional colleagues who are dedicated and passionate about educating and supporting children and teenagers in an holistic and well-rounded approach to learning and living. We value highly the collegial relationships and excellent rapport that our staff has with students K-12 and boarders Years 7 to 12.

We are an agile school that takes a modern and innovative approach to teaching and learning, seeking to employ educators and boarding supervisors who demonstrate:

  • authenticity, respect and empathy
  • the ability to cultivate a sense of belonging in all
  • high expectations for self and all learners to strive towards their own potential
  • innovation, creativity and a growth mindset
  • energy and initiative – ‘going the extra mile’
  • a passion for young people, paired with a strong interest in their subject area/work
  • the ability to instil a sense of fun and enjoyment in learning and work
  • a high sense of professionalism and commitment.

Our classroom teachers and boarding supervisors are positive role models, inspiring our students within the school community, and we invite applications from suitably qualified individuals who would like to join our team of professionals.

Snowy Mountains Grammar School is part of the NSW Independent Schools Multi Enterprise Agreement for Teachers and Support Staff, with relevant MEA level salary + 9.5% SGC Superannuation, salary packaging options and generous staff discounts on tuition fees.

Applying for a Position

All applications must be submitted online using the Apply Now button on this page.

Applicants should provide

  • A covering letter outlining suitability and reason/s for applying for the position (max. 2 pages)
  • A copy of your Resume should be provided, including three professional referees (who will only be contacted with advance notice in consultation with the applicant)

For those proceeding to an interview, additional supplementary selection criteria will be provided, giving an opportunity to identify and highlight specific relevant achievements and accomplishments.

Need more information?

If you would like more information about these opportunities or would like to discuss further, please contact:

Teaching Positions:

Dr Darryl Nelson
E: darryl.nelson@smgs.nsw.edu.au
P: (02) 6457 1022

Boarding Positions:

Julie Wright
E: julie.wright@smgs.nsw.edu.au
P: (02) 6457 1022