Working at TIGS

The Illawarra Grammar School is an Anglican independent school situated near Wollongong and provides co-educational classes from Pre-Preparatory to Year 12 in a Christian and caring environment. The School is renowned for achieving excellent educational outcomes for its students and aims to encourage the formation of capable, self-confident individuals.

The professional development of our staff is just as important to us as the personal and academic development of our students. Staff are provided with exceptional opportunities for professional development, allowing them to continue to strengthen their practice and apply their learning to enhance student outcomes.

TIGS is an equal opportunities employer and all positions vacant are advertised on TIGS Website. We seek to appoint suitably qualified, Christian staff committed to excellence in the classroom or office and able to contribute to our academic programmes and the broader life of the School. Employment screening of applicants will apply.

Employment Opportunities


Casual Teaching

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School Psychologist/Counsellor

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How To Apply

All job applications should contain the following:

  1. Completed ‘Job Application Cover Sheet’ located at the bottom this page or by contacting the School directly.
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae. This document should contain a brief description of your past/present employment history and outline of achievements, education background and qualifications obtained.
  3. The names of three Referees. (Referees nominated should be readily accessible and advised by the applicant that they may be contacted by the School. Two should be known to the applicant professionally and one must be from a Minister of Religion).
  4. Copies of all Academic Transcripts/Qualifications. Qualifications gained outside of Australia must be recognised by the NSW Educations Standards Authority (NESA), or equivalent authority.
  5. Applicants must have a current clearance to work with children or make application before commencing any employment with The Illawarra Grammar School. For details on how to make your application please visit NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian.


In addition, applications for academic positions should contain the following:

  1. Philosophical and Pedagogical Statement. This document will outline your stance in relation to the position, allowing the demonstration of alignment between your own world view and the School’s Statement of Mission and Values.
  2. Up-to-date Statements of Service.
  3. Evidence of accreditation with the NSW Institute of Teachers (for those qualified after October 2004).
  4. Proof of Accreditation (an accreditation card, a letter from the NSW Institute of Teachers) or proof of employment as a teacher in NSW within the last five years

In applying for employment at TIGS, you will be providing the School with personal information.  Please refer to the Employment Collection Notice located below.

For Casual Positions 

Please forward application to the Junior School or Senior School office.

The Illawarra Grammar School
PO Box 225, FIGTREE 2525
Or Fax: 02 42200 201

For Advertised Positions Vacant 

Please forward application to the Principal.

The Illawarra Grammar School
PO Box 225, FIGTREE 2525
Or Fax: 02 42200 202

All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt by return email.