Working at Westbourne Grammar School

At Westbourne Grammar School our employees are our greatest asset. Every employee is important in helping us reach our vision and goals, and every employee counts. To attract and retain motivated professionals who perform to their full potential, we offer a unique employee value proposition.

Our proposition

A proposition that encourages and supports  individual growth  and achievement while also focusing on how every employee can contribute to, and benefit from, our collective strengths. 

As an employee of Westbourne Grammar school you will enjoy a strong community culture that is inclusive, supportive and diverse; based firmly on the School’s values. You will have many opportunities to develop professionally and personally, and be encouraged and supported to become part of a high performance team with clear expectations through extensive professional learning, a strategic learning plan and collegiate support. 

Each employee will be guided and assisted to develop a personal learning plan that aligns with the School’s Mission, Vision, and Values.  We care deeply about student welfare and learning, and acknowledge that the most influential factor in student learning outcomes is good teaching. Working in teams, and individually, you will be an important part of Westbourne Grammar’s future and, most importantly, the future of the children in your care.

Benefits

  • Progressive and up-to-date use of technology and support.
  • Continued support for professional learning and targeted in-house training.
  • Extensive health care and support for your wellbeing.
  • Childcare on site.
  • Children’s holiday program.

 

Expectations of Staff

  • Taking initiative for on-going learning and training that is targeted toward the direction of the School, and as specified in the strategic and learning plans.
  • Using feedback and data to inform learning and confirm understanding.
  • Review, reflection and appraisal on your effectiveness as a teacher in association with recognised teaching standards.
  • Through a coaching process develop a personal individual learning program.
  • Active involvement in the extra-curricular life of the School.
  • Involvement in the wider School community (eg attending events).
  • Staff at the School care deeply about its students and Pastoral Care is a feature of our School's culture.
  • Restorative practice training (provided).
  • THRASS training (Junior School, provided).