Working at Sacred Heart College

Working at Sacred Heart College

Student learning, values and expectations at Sacred Heart College are deeply entwined with the enduring legacy of the Sisters of St Joseph, Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop and Father Julian Tenison Woods. Shared responsibility and the dignity and worth of every member of the College Community are cornerstones of our Vision and Mission Statements.

We invite dedicated professionals, who are passionate about education and guiding young people to become knowledgeable, compassionate and ethical individuals, to be part of our welcoming and supportive SHC community.

We recognise that teaching is both a challenging and rewarding career and strive to create a caring and supportive, faith-filled environment that supports and values staff. We provide:

  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Mentoring support for new teachers
  • Reduced load for graduate teachers
  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Professional Learning Teams to collaborate and share practice
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • Expansive and well-resourced teaching spaces and specialist facilities
  • Support for moving from Provisional to Full registration
  • CET Early Career Teacher Programme
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • College-provided laptop and all teaching materials
  • Paid parental leave, salary sacrifice/packaging, long service leave and personal leave entitlements transferrable within Catholic Education Tasmania
  • First Aid and CPR Training
  • Staff wellbeing programme, Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunities to be part of extra-curricular, community and outreach activities


Application Process:

Vacancies at Sacred Heart College are advertised on the College website, Catholic Education Tasmania website and teachers.on.net

  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate support for the Catholic ethos and the Josephite Charism of the College.
  • Applicants for all positions require a current Working with Vulnerable People registration.
  • Applicants for all teaching positions must be registered with the Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania or be able to obtain this registration prior to the employment commencement date.

To apply for an advertised position, applicants should read through the employment package provided, ensuring the application addresses the selection criteria and includes all requested documentation:

  • Application for Employment Form
  • Cover Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae


Relief Register:

To register interest for relief work at Sacred Heart College please complete the online Relief Application Form.

Please note:

  • A current WWVP number is required to complete the application form.
  • Upon submission of the Relief Application Form, an acknowledgement email will issue which includes a link to the College's Online Induction. The induction must be completed by applicants before their name can be added to our Relief Register.