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Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School offers high quality, non-denominational education for girls only from Years 7 to 12, with boarding available from Year 5. It shares a campus with the co-educational Ipswich Junior Grammar School (Kindy to Year 6). We pride ourselves on providing a personalised, holistic education with a focus on academic excellence.

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School, including the co-educational Ipswich Junior Grammar School, supports Equal Opportunity Employment.


Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School including Ipswich Junior Grammar School – Principal

Founded in 1892 as a non-denominational day and boarding school, Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School (incorporating the co-educational Ipswich Junior Grammar School) is today one of Queensland’s most successful K-12 schools, with more than 1,000 day and boarding students across its co-educational Early Education Centre and primary school and its girls-only secondary school. Boarding is available from Year 5.

The School, located in Queensland’s fastest growing region, has long been one of Queensland’s highest-performing academic schools, and prides itself on preparing students for higher learning, global citizenship and life. The incoming Principal will have  a great opportunity, working with the Board of Trustees, to help shape the next version of the School’s strategic direction and influence the associated capital works program.

With the completion of Dr Peter Britton’s final contract as Principal of Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School including Ipswich Junior Grammar School after 12 years as Principal, the Trustees of the IGGS & IJGS Board invite applications for the role of Principal from January 2023. Dr Britton leaves the School, in its 130th year, as a leading academic school in the region and with the highest enrolment in 20 years.

Please obtain information about the position by calling Jill Donnelly on 0431 782 848 or by emailing Kathy McLean on Applications will close on Sunday 19 June 2022.



Position Information Attachments Closing date
Senior School Relief Teacher Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School is seeking casual Relief Teachers to support the School on an as needs basis. Job Advertisement
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Junior School Relief Teacher Ipswich Junior Grammar School is seeking casual Relief Teacher to support the School on an as needs basis. Job Advertisement
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Early Educator - Lunch Float The Early Education Centre has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, energetic, and dedicated early years Educator to join the team to take on the role of Lunch Float. This is a part-time role working 10.30am - 5.00pm daily, Monday to Friday. Job Advertisement
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Head Swimming Coach The School is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Head Swimming Coach to join our team on a full-time basis commencing Term 4. This is a permanent role, with a strategic focus of advancing the swimming program, with casual coaching and support staff to help you reach the operational goals of the School. Job Advertisement
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Monday 22 August, 2022 3:00 pm
Casual Swimming Coach Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School, including Ipswich Junior Grammar School, operates a swimming program all year, providing quality coaching for students from Prep - Year 12. Our aspirations are to build the competitiveness of our Junior and Senior School squads, advance young athlete’s swimming careers, and encourage all students to become lifelong swimmers. As a casual swimming Coach, you will support the Head Coach to deliver on these aspirations at all levels, from teaching the foundations in the Junior School curriculum swimming classes through to coaching and supporting our Secondary School competition squad. Job Advertisement
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Wednesday 24 August, 2022 3:00 pm

Application and Recruitment

Teaching applicants must have Queensland teacher registration. All other applicants must be the holder of, or obtain, a Working with Children Suitability Card (Blue Card) and provide Proof of Right to Work in Australia.

When submitting an application, please provide your Resume including the names of two recent referees, an accompanying cover letter and responses to the selection criteria (if applicable).

Blue Card Requirements

Applicants must be the holder of a Working with Children Suitability Card (Blue Card). Blue Card Services have introduced a ‘No Card, No Start’ policy which means all employees must hold a current, valid paid employee Blue Card prior to commencing work.  Click here for more details. You must not sign an application form if you are a disqualified person. Further information and relevant application forms are available on the Blue Card Services website