Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for Staff

Brighton Grammar School is committed to ensuring a safe place of work, learning and wellbeing for our staff and students. The School’s Senior Executive continues to monitor the advice provided by the Australian and Victorian Governments, and Victorian Chief Health Officer, in order to ensure staff, students and our community, are well supported during our transition back to onsite learning. 

The following ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ have been updated to keep staff abreast of changes relevant to our managed return to work.

Frequently asked questions

Staff wellbeing

  • I think I need to speak with a counsellor. Who can I call?

    If you feel like you would benefit from some additional support, you can contact the School’s Employee Assistance Program. This service, provided by Converge International, offers confidential telephone and consulting counselling services 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. They can be contacted on 1300 687 327 or online here

    Alternatively, we have compiled a list of helplines, websites and other community related services available to provide support during these unprecedented times.  This can be found here.

  • Further resources

    A range of fact sheets are available to assist with managing your wellbeing when working remotely, returning onsite or when navigating the challenges of life in general. 

    Please note: additional resources will be added periodically to the Staff drive under BGS Intranet / My Employment / Wellbeing. You can access this by locating the S Drive on your computer.

    Coping with stress during COVID-19 (PDF)

    Strategies for managing stress (PDF)

    6 Tips to protect your hands during handwashing (PDF)


Work related queries



Something not covered in the FAQs?

Contact HR

IT support

Contact IT Support for issues relating to computer hardware, software, network folder permissions, emails, Staff ID cards and door security,

User Guides are available in the FAQ section under IT assistance.

Contact IT


Contact MIS for enquiries relating to Synergetic, The Hub, Consent2Go, SynPortal, Staff user account creation, data extracts and analyses, Crystal, PowerBI and excel reports.

Contact MIS

COVID-19 information page

Visit our COVID-19 page to find updates, information and guidance about the School’s response to the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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