Principals and Deputy Principals – Catholic Education Tasmania

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  • Permanent role
  • Applications close: Monday 26th July 2021 at 5:00 pm
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Rob Sieben
Operations Manager
Tim Hawkes
Senior Education Consultant

Exciting opportunities exist for Catholic educational leaders to serve in one of the most beautiful areas of Australia. Catholic Education Tasmania is a community of 38 schools and colleges servicing over 16,000 students. Faithful to the education mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Education Tasmania strives for an education that is built on three core pillars – An education that is Christ centred, Student focused, and promotes learning for life.

The Catholic school exists as part of the evangelising mission of the Church, and Principals and Deputy Principals in Catholic schools are accountable for their leadership of mission, learning and teaching within the school community to ensure the goals of Catholic education are achieved.

Catholic Education Tasmania is looking for dynamic educational leaders who can provide student focused, Christ-centred learning for life in the following roles:

Principal for:

  • St Mary’s College, Hobart. (K-12)
  • Corpus Christi Catholic School. Bellerive, Hobart. (K-6)
  • Stella Maris Catholic School, Burnie. (K-6)
  • Holy Rosary Catholic School, Claremont, Hobart. (K-6)
  • St Anthony’s Catholic School, Riverside, Launceston. (K-6)

Deputy Principal for:

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School, Hobart. (K-6)
  • Stella Maris Catholic School, Burnie. (K-6)
  • St Joseph’s Catholic School, Rosebery. (K-6)

Further opportunities for Principal and Deputy Principals may arise and we encourage candidates interested in leading Catholic Education in Tasmania to apply at this time.

Successful applicants must be able to:

  • Demonstrate active, regular involvement in Sunday worship and sacramental life.
  • Embrace and model Jesus’ mission for the Church, living and sharing the Catholic faith.
  • Lead and support a culture of highly effective learning and teaching so that all students may grow in their academic achievement and social development.
  • Model constructive leadership and commitment to personal development in faith, ongoing professional development, health and well-being.
  • Contribute richly to educational discourse as thought leaders.
  • Establish a strategic vision for the school to guide continuous and effective improvement.
  • Collaborate and relate effectively with families, parish and community.

If raising the next generation of Christian leaders in Tasmania interests you, and if joining a vibrant team of educational leaders seeking to nurture the future of Catholic education appeals to you, we would like to hear from you.

Catholic Education Tasmania has engaged Hutton Consulting Australia to assist with the search and selection process for these positions. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to obtain the candidate information pack, please contact:

Rob Sieben on 0408 083 083 or email

Dr Tim Hawkes on 0417 696 847 or email

Catholic Education Tasmania is committed to the highest standards of child safety, wellbeing and the inclusion of all who seek a Catholic education.

Applications close on Monday 26th July 2021 at 5:00 pm