Casual Preparatory Educator


The Illawarra Grammar School is a co-educational Anglican School located in the Illawarra, catering for students in Preparatory to Year 12. We are part of a vibrant, diverse and engaged community, providing our students with a holistic education where they are empowered to achieve their best through inquiry based learning. You will be supported in your role by a highly experienced team of teaching and support staff, with access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

The School’s Mission Statement reads:

“The achievement of academic excellence in a caring environment that is founded on Christian belief and behaviour, so that students are equipped to act with wisdom, compassion and justice as faithful stewards of our world.”

A demonstrated commitment to, and support of, the School’s Mission and Values Statement is essential.


About the role

The School is currently seeking casual Early Childhood Educators. 

Our Educators (Cert III and Diploma) are active contributors to our team which provides high quality inclusive early childhood education and care to children of all abilities and their families.

Key requirements for this role are:

  • Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent (or actively working towards) – recognised by ACECQA.
  • A current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID012) with Asthma & Anaphylaxis training.
  • NSW Working with Children Check.
  • Have previous experience working in an early years education workplace


Selection Criteria

Please supply a one page cover letter addressing your:

  • Relevant qualifications
  • Previous experience
  • Interest in the role



How to apply

1. Complete TIGS Job Application Cover Sheet

2. Prepare cover letter and resume

If applicable, the cover letter should address the selection criteria and your resume will contain a brief description of your employment history, along with an outline of achievements, education background, and qualifications obtained.

3. Provide three referees

Referees nominated should be readily accessible and advised by the applicant so they may be contacted by the School. Two should be known to the applicant professionally and it is preferred that one be from a Minister of Religion.

4. For academic positions, provide proof of academic qualifications

  1. A copy of all academic transcripts/qualifications is required with your application. Qualifications gained outside of Australia must be recognised by the NSW Educations Standards Authority (NESA), or equivalent authority.
  2. 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.
  3. Up-to-date statements of service.
  4. Evidence of accreditation with the NSW Institute of Teachers (for those qualified after October 2004).
  5. 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.

5. Apply and submit all documentation


Applications will be forwarded via email to the Principal’s Office.

In applying for employment at TIGS, you will be providing the School with personal information.

Please refer to our Privacy Policy and Employment Collection Notice for more information.

Please note: Applicants must have a current clearance to work with children or make an 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.


For more information please email Mrs Cheetham: [email protected]


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