The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.
To lead and direct the educational program and administration of a school/college in accordance with appropriate Acts, Regulations and guidelines.
Period of Appointment
Ongoing - Start date of 1 January 2022
Hours per fortnight
70 hours per fortnight
Qualifications as established by the Tasmanian Industrial Commission in the Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award, 2005.
In accordance with section 106 (a) and (b) of the Education Act 2016, all Principals must be a registered teacher with full registration within the meaning of the Teachers Registration Act 2000.
The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.
- Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment)
Four years or more training as defined in the Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award 2005.
Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:
Statement Of Duties (PDF)
Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)
How to apply
Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.
Applicants should forward/include:
- a short covering letter (up to 1 page);
- comprehensive resume (maximum 6 pages);
- a two page summary outlining why you are the best person for the vacancy (considering your skills and experience aligned to the selection criteria as contained in the Statement of Duties); and
- details for two referees.
All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.
The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.
Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.
Should you have any difficulties regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.
Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.
Name: Joy Chwesik
Title: Executive Officer
Phone: 03 6777 2440