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Take the next step in your teaching journey and join Catholic Education Tasmania

Catholic Education Tasmania is excited to announce that we are currently seeking qualified teachers to join our educational community. If you possess a true passion for teaching and are committed to nurturing young minds, we would love to hear from you!

There are opportunities for teachers at all stages of their professional journey:

  • New teachers
  • Teachers looking for a change
  • Teachers returning to the classroom
  • Teachers seeking to increase or reduce their working hours

We believe that every child deserves a quality education that fosters the holistic development of the whole child: intellectually, physically, morally, and spiritually. Our families value this too as we provide student focused, Christ centred learning for life for over 16,500 students across Tasmania.

As a teacher within Catholic Education Tasmania, you will have the opportunity to positively influence the lives of students in our school communities. Together, we can shape the future of education!

                                    

Packages updated on 29/09/2023

Applications for these positions close Sunday 31 December 2023

Teach in a Catholic school

The teaching opportunities we are currently recruiting for are available statewide and range from ongoing part-and full-time opportunities to limited tenure/parental leave opportunities. These employment opportunities are situated in schools providing primary education for students ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 6, creating an ideal environment for your professional growth.

These include: 

  • Kindergarten/Early Years (K-2)
  • Classroom (3-4)
  • Classroom (5-6)
  • Specialist Primary
  • Specialist (Maths/Science)
  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11-12)

To be considered for teaching positions within CET, there are a few requirements we seek in potential candidates. Candidates should:

  • Be a qualified and registered Teacher in Tasmania, or be able to obtain registration prior to the commencement of the position.
  • Successful attainment of Accreditation C: Accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic School; or the willingness to work towards the successful attainment thereof.
  • Have a valid Registration to Work with Vulnerable People to ensure the safety and well-being of our students.

Catholic Education Tasmania encourages all applicants to express their interest in working in our system. If you see another advertised role, we encourage you to submit an application for that role as well.

Want to learn more about working in Catholic education? See the answers to some commonly asked questions below or explore our website for more information.

Be sure to also visit the Discover Tasmania website to learn more about the benefits of living in this unique and spectacular part of Australia. 

Commonly Asked Questions

Do I have to be Catholic to work in a Catholic school?

We welcome employees from a wide variety of faiths and backgrounds for positions within our schools and offices.

Whilst you do not have to be Catholic to work in Catholic education, we do ask that our employees embrace and embody our Catholic beliefs and practices in their day to day work. This commitment is realised through our dedication to serving one another and our school communities, prioritising the well-being of both our staff and students, and fostering meaningful daily interactions with others.

For certain positions however, such as School Principal or Deputy Principal, candidates are required to be Catholic to ensure we can maintain the integrity of our Catholic values within our system of schools.

Should you find that your work in Catholic education inspires you to join the Catholic faith, we can support you on your journey!

 

What leadership development opportunities are available?

At Catholic Education Tasmania, we live out learning for life by providing ongoing support and professional learning opportunities for our employees. 

As a member of our educational community, you will have access to professional learning and networking opportunities designed to deliver targeted professional development to support you in your teaching career.

We believe that every employee should have the opportunity to grow and develop as a person, as an effective team member, and as a future leader. Our Leadership Development program is designed to cater to the specific needs of teachers at every stage of their career, from early-career teachers seeking to refine their skills to experienced educators aspiring to become future Principals.

Our Leadership Development program is a genuine reflection of our commitment to help grow leaders and to enhance leadership capability in CET at all levels.

Learn more about our Leadership Development Program

 

I’m an early career teacher. What opportunities are available for me?

Our Early Career Teachers program is the foundation program of the suite of leadership development programs offered within Catholic Education Tasmania. 

During their first three years of teaching in CET, early career teachers are provided with support and professional development opportunities both at their school and from the Catholic education system as part of the Early Career Teacher program.

The program provides a formal structure that sits alongside essential in-school induction, orientation, support, and mentoring.

Learn more about opportunities for early career teachers

 

What is Accreditation C?

Catholic Education Tasmania fosters the formation of its employees to grow in confidence in their understanding and commitment to the mission of the Catholic school.

Accreditation C’ is for all employees teaching Religious Education in Catholic schools in Tasmania. Religious Education teachers present, explain, and justify the Christian message as it is transmitted by the Catholic Church. They implement the Religious Education program mandated by the Archbishop of Hobart.

Learn more about our Formation for Mission program

 

Why do I need to have a Registration to Work with Vulnerable People?

Catholic Education Tasmania believes that children and young people have a fundamental right to be respected, nurtured, and cared for, and that every child and young person is entitled to be educated in a safe environment.

All employees within CET are required to hold a current Registration to Work with Vulnerable People so that we can protect the vulnerable members of our community.

Learn more about how we create child safe communities

 

See for yourself what it's like to work with us at Catholic Education Tasmania!