department for education roles and responsibilities
We are guided by our values of respect, courage, aspiration and growth in putting our learners first. We are continuously seeking like-minded people to join us in painting a bright future for young Tasmanians. Together we inspire and support all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.
We are one of the largest government agencies in Tasmania. A range of staff are employed to fulfil organisational and functional needs across a range of areas, particularly in schools and colleges, corporate services, adult and community education, library and archive services. The main occupations include teachers, teacher assistants, librarians, social workers, speech and language pathologists, school psychologists, education facility attendants, general administrative and clerical support.
The enrichment and vitality of our society in the years to come will depend on future generations, and one of the most important factors that will ensure their success is their quality of education.
The Education Department at St. Mary’s University is committed to preparing teachers for the important role they play in our society’s future. Our elementary, secondary, and all-level teacher certification programs integrate rigorous academic training and supervised field experience with a well-rounded education, thus providing our students with tools they need to be effective educators.