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Lauriston Girls’ School, established in 1901, is an independent girls’ school with a fine history of academic achievement and innovative programs.

Lauriston is one of Australia’s leading schools and is committed to excellence in girls’ education. The School offers the VCE and International Baccalaureate, a remote campus experience at Year 9, the Reggio Emilia inspired programme in Kindergarten and a team of highly professional and dedicated teachers from Kindergarten to Year 12.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

Communications Officer

Full time on-going

Start Date: Monday 20 October or by negotiation

Applications close: Tuesday 7 October

Applications are invited for the above position. The Communications Officer assists the Marketing and Communications Manager in raising the profile of Lauriston and in the implementation of marketing strategy. This is an integral position within the team which works with a variety of stakeholders both within and external to the School.

The successful applicant will have highly-developed communications skills, experience administering social media platforms and an ability to work collaboratively. Applicants who can demonstrate experience contributing towards the production of print collateral, managing and maintaining websites and using design packaged such as Adobe Creative Suite will be highly regarded.

We are looking for candidates who have the ability to manage small projects, are innovative and demonstrate high levels of initiative.

Applicants should address the Selection Criteria when submitting their application.

Download the Communications Officer Position Description

Applications should be addressed to:

The Principal

Lauriston Girls’ School

PO Box 8110



F: 9822 7950



Working at Lauriston - Workplace Gender Equality

Lauriston Girls’ School has been awarded the Employer of Choice for Women by the Equal opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) in 2012/2013. The School has received the citation since 2008. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has now replaced the EOWA.

Our primary business is the education of young women and we are a girls’ school that strives to provide equal opportunity for all our students whilst at School and beyond School.

Lauriston Girls’ School is committed to the principles of merit and ensuring that job opportunities are provided to the most suitable person regardless of gender. The Workplace Gender Equality (WGE) program is integrally linked to the School’s Strategic Plan. We also encourage and promote gender equality amongst our staff.

The principal objectives of our WGE policy are to:

- Promote the principle that employment for women and men should be dealt with on the basis of merit;

- Promote elimination of discrimination and the provision of equal employment opportunity for women and men in relation to employment matters among employers;

- Foster workplace consultation between employer and employees on issues concerning equal opportunity for women and men in relation to employment;

- Provide equal remuneration for women and men for work of equal or comparable value;

- Provide full and equal participation of women in the workforce;

- Provide full and genuine access to all occupations including to leadership roles for women and men;

- Eliminate discrimination on the basis of gender particularly in relation to family and caring responsibilities for both women and men; and

- Meet the requirements of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012, which requires the School to report annually to the WGE Agency.

Susan Just