Student Support Leader, Student Support (North) - 971922

$172,940 yearly
  • Tasmanian Government - Education
  • Tasmania, Australia
  • 09 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Student Services

Job Description

Position details

Applications close: Sunday 19 September, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award - Principal Non Teaching Level 6

Salary: $172,940 per annum

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Region: North

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, manage and continuously improve the Student Support function as part of a team of Student Support Leaders, and oversee the provision of a coordinated, multi-disciplinary and differentiated approach to services for schools and learners.

Proactively and collaboratively work with Principals, school leadership teams, Learning Services staff and the Department more broadly to support school improvement and outcomes for learners.

Period of Appointment

Ongoing - start date 1 January 2022

Hours per fortnight

73.5 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

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

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)

A registered teacher with full registration within the meaning of the Teachers Registration Act 2000.

Desirable Requirements


Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

  • Statement Of Duties (PDF)
  • Information for Applicants (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: Craig Woodfall
Title: Director Student Support - Learning
Phone: 03 6777 2459


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

19 Sep, 2021