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Department of Education - Teacher Fixed Term and Relief Employment Register

Department of Education

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award - Teacher Band 1
Salary:$63,213 to $104,313 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, casual, Fixed-term, full-time, Fixed-term, part-time
Region: North, South, North West, Statewide

A fixed-term and casual employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.

Please note, as of 1 September 2016 it is a legislative requirement for everyone who works in a non-teaching regulated activity to hold Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP).

Teachers have a requirement to hold RWVP by 1 January 2017.

In July 2014 the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 commenced in Tasmania. The same RWVP will apply to everyone – employees, self-employed people and volunteers.  For more information and to apply for RWVP please click here

Position Objective

To implement and manage appropriate learning programs for students and to assess individual student progress.

Essential Requirements

  • Qualifications as established by the Tasmanian Industrial Commission in the Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award 2005.

    Current Certificate of Registration; or provisional registration; or limited authority to teach granted by the Teachers Registration Board (Tasmania) in accordance with the provisions of the Teachers Registration Act 2000. Please note that a person with a limited authority to teach can only be employed on a fixed-term basis.

  • 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).


Desirable Requirements

Four years or more training as defined in the Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award 2005.

Fixed-term:– The Department of Education invites persons interested in teaching vacancies of up to one year duration to have their interest recorded on the Department of Education's applicant Fixed-term Register.

Where vacancies are identified and an applicant(s) are regarded as being suitable to undertake the particular appointment, a merit based selection process will be undertaken. The selection process may involve formal interviews.

Please note that admission to the register does not guarantee, nor does it imply, that employment will be offered.

All appointments to fixed-term teaching positions within the Department of Education will be made from those applicants listed on the register only.

Relief:– Persons interested in relief teaching (short-term employment on a day-to-day basis up to and including 20 consecutive days), should also register on Relief Register, selecting 'relief' in Work Preferences as the type of employment they are interested in.

An information pack about relief teaching is available on the Department of Education website here.

Enquiries to Recruitment and Employment, Human Resources, GPO Box 169, Hobart 7001, email, phone (03) 6165 6285.

How to apply

Applicants wishing to be registered for employment need to register online via the Apply Now button.

Enquiries to Recruitment and Employment, Human Resource Services,

email or phone (03) 6165 6285.

Please Note:  registration does not guarantee an offer of employment, however it provides the opportunity to be considered.”

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