Toowoomba Grammar School has been honoured with The Educator’s prestigious 2024 5-Star Employer of Choice Award.

This accolade recognises schools excelling in offering competitive salaries, employee benefits, professional development opportunities and nurturing a culture of inclusion and respect. This award underscores Toowoomba Grammar School's dedication to creating an outstanding work environment. Out of over 80 submissions, Toowoomba Grammar School was one of only 27 schools selected for this distinguished recognition.

The goal of the Toowoomba Grammar School Strategic Plan's People Pillar is to "build a high-performing culture that supports the wellbeing and development of staff, who exemplify the TGS values and share our commitment to the growth of our boys".

Our strategies to support this goal include:

  • attracting and selecting the best workforce
  • developing and retaining the best staff
  • driving performance through leadership, culture and values
  • promoting a culture of wellbeing and safety
  • maintaining operational HR excellence

This award reflects our unwavering commitment to the initiatives outlined in our Strategic Plan over the past two and a half years and keeps our focus on continuing to improve into the future.

Headmaster, Dr John Kinniburgh was proud to be included amongst the country’s best schools, "Receiving The Educator’s 2024 5-Star Employer of Choice award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team.

“We are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive environment where every staff member can thrive. This award reflects our ongoing efforts to ensure that Toowoomba Grammar School remains a leading institution not only for our students but for our exceptional staff as well.”
Headmaster, Dr John Kinniburgh

Director of People and Culture, Ms Louise Strachan, added, "This award highlights our continuous efforts to enhance our workplace. Our strategic initiatives have focused on creating a culture of excellence, wellbeing, and inclusivity. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to making Toowoomba Grammar School a wonderful place to work."

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to every member of the Toowoomba Grammar School community for their contributions to our success.


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