Department of Education - Teacher Fixed Term and Relief Employment Register

$63,213 - $104,313 yearly
  • Tasmanian Government - Education
  • Tasmania, Australia
  • 05 May, 2022
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching - Early Childhood Teaching - Primary Teaching - Secondary Relief Teaching

Job Description

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.

Department of Education TAS COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

The Department of Education (DoE) is committed to providing and maintaining a safe environment for our Leaners, Education Workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

All DoE staff are required to be fully vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccine or have an approved medical exemption certificate. 

You will be required to provide a record of your Covid-19 vaccination status upon commencement via the Department’s Employee Self Service.

Essential Requirements

  • A person is to provide evidence that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption.

A person is vaccinated against COVID-19 if the person has received all of the doses of a vaccine for COVID-19, necessary for the person to be issued with a vaccination certificate in respect of COVID-19 by the Australian Immunisation Register, or an equivalent document from a jurisdiction outside of Australia.

A person may be granted an exemption from providing evidence that they are vaccinated against the disease where the person demonstrates.   

1. Medical contraindication

A person is unable to be vaccinated against the disease due to a medical contraindication if they:

a) provide evidence in a form provided and accepted by the Head of Agency from a medical practitioner (as defined by the Australian Immunisation Register as a medical practitioner who can grant a medical exemption) which certifies that the person has a medical contraindication that prevents them from being vaccinated against the disease. 


b) have a medical exemption, that applies to the vaccinations for the disease, that has  been recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register, operated by or on behalf of the Commonwealth Government.

2. Exceptional circumstances

Demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Head of Agency.

  • 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.”

Associated Documents 

  • Statement of Duties (Word)
  • Statement of Duties (PDF)
  • Relief Teaching Information Pack (Word)
  • Relief Teaching Information Pack (PDF)


Other Subjects

School Type


Job Closing Date

07 Jan, 2023