We offer a calm and structured education where all members of our community are respected and valued.

Bacchus Marsh Grammar is an independent, co-educational non-denominational, Prep Reception to Year 12 School with three vibrant campuses in Melbourne’s west. The school has a proud history in high-quality education, celebrating student achievement, endeavour, well-being and community spirit.

The school is well known for its impressive academic results and its high standing in the broader education community. Bacchus Marsh Grammar stridently seeks to develop in every child a culture of achievement, endeavour and service, where they learn to flourish in their studies, work, lives and family.

As one of the fastest growing schools in the country, Bacchus Marsh Grammar is proud of its innovative and expansive curriculum, excellence in teaching, and its supportive and inclusive community. The school prides itself as being an employer of choice and in the professionalism, diligence and quality of its staff.

Bacchus Marsh Grammar is committed to a Child Safe school environment, and we have extensive recruitment and screening processes in place.

 

Current Vacancies

 

Speech Pathologist

Position

The purpose of the Speech Pathologist is to assist children and young people facing speech and language barriers to achieve their educational and developmental potential, through the provision of a range of strategies and specialized support at individual, group, and school levels. This position also plays a key role in providing comprehensive speech pathology services to the school, which affect developmental and learning outcomes and student wellbeing. This can encompass a broad range of areas including: providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide high level speech therapy support services to improve student learning.
  • Assist the coordination of student support services within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Provides leadership, professionally and operationally, within a multi-disciplinary student support team.
  • Support teachers in the development of educational programs, particularly in respect to students with additional needs.
  • Provide authoritative professional advice in relation to issues involving student learning.
  • Collaborate with and provide advice to other student support services team members.
  • Contribute to the professional development of other members of the school.
  • Liaise with community service organisations, Department of Human Services, hospitals, specialist programs and other professionals regarding the support needs for students.

The position available is a full time, fixed term contract position.

Key Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will have:

Qualifications/ Licences

  • A graduate or post-graduate degree in speech pathology.
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Employment Working with Children Check.
  • Current drivers’ licence.

Demonstrated Experience and Skills

  • Suitable experience in the initiation, development and implementation of programs, procedures and policies that foster resilience in children and support their educational needs.
  • Capacity to provide a leadership within a multidisciplinary team delivering a range of support services to school students.
  • Ability to provide professional learning that informs and influences the work of others involved in the engagement of students, such as other support staff and teachers.
  • Highly developed capacity to assess, conceptualise and analyse student learning and translate to improving student support services
  • Highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills with a range of people in the education community and beyond.

How to Apply

If this looks like the opportunity you have been looking for, please click here to commence the application process.

Addressed to Mr. Andrew Neal, Principal, your application should include a current curriculum vitae listing contact details of two professional referees, together with a one-page cover letter and a separate attachment addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

A copy of the position description for this opportunity can be obtained here.

Applications close 5:00 pm, Wednesday 26 January 2021.

 

Finance Officer (Accounts Receivable)

Position

The Finance Officer (Accounts Receivable) is primarily responsible for assisting in the administration of the financial functions of the School primarily in the area of Accounts Receivable.

Key Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Manage payment plans for debtors; direct debits, credit card processing;
  • Follow up outstanding debtors with phone calls and messages where not adhered to;
  • Prepare and dispatch school fee invoices and statements to parents/guardians in accordance with the annual timetable;
  • Prepare and dispatch ad hoc invoices to parents/guardians and other debtors for various activities, including overseas trips;
  • Receipting on a daily basis;
  • Ensure all communications are documented within the Debtor Maintenance function;
  • Maintain the school fee concessions;
  • Process all adjustments as necessary for various charges e.g. music, excursions, allowances, camps, equipment repairs etc;
  • Act as the point of contact for any fee or account queries from parents and resolve these in a timely manner;
  • Manage the debtor records for students joining and leaving the School, ensuring all processes associated with their entry/exit are completed promptly;
  • Produce follow up letters to outstanding debtors; and
  • Create and maintain Events published on the Portal.

The position available is a part time (0.5 – 0.8 FTE), ongoing position.

Key Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will have:

Qualifications/ Licences

  • Working with Children Check (employment card);
  • Current drivers’ licence;
  • First Aid Certificate (desirable); and
  • Relevant qualifications within Finance is desirable.

Demonstrated Experience and Skills

  • Previous accounts receivable experience (2 years minimum);
  • Experience working in an educational environment will be an advantage;
  • Experience in using the Synergetic accounting system will be an advantage;
  • Outstanding communication skills demonstrated by a rapport with all levels of the organisation;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with an ability to manage and prioritise a number of concurrent tasks whilst meeting prescribed deadlines;
  • A high degree of attention to detail;
  • A solution-orientated person, with an ability and a desire to identify and bring about significant improvement and streamlining of processes, systems and record keeping;
  • A professional and warm phone manner;
  • An ability to format and present information accurately, quickly and logically;
  • A positive attitude and a proactive and calm approach with a solution focus;
  • Demonstrates high-level computer skill and literacy, with a comprehensive knowledge of computer packages including Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and specific school packages.

How to Apply

If this looks like the opportunity you have been looking for, please click here to apply to commence the application process.

Addressed to Mr. Andrew Neal, Principal, your application should include a current curriculum vitae listing contact details of two professional referees, together with a one-page cover letter and a separate attachment addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

A copy of the position description for this opportunity can be obtained here.

Applications close 5:00 pm Tuesday 26 January 2021.

 

Casual Relief Teachers

Due to the continual growth of our School, we are seeking applications for casual relief teaching.

For those interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

The Daily Organiser

Bacchus Marsh Grammar Inc.
PO Box 214
BACCHUS MARSH  VIC  3340

Email: school@bmg.vic.edu.au
Telephone: (03) 5366 4800

 

 

Bacchus Marsh Grammar will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.