We are guided by our values of respect, courage, aspiration and growth in putting our learner’s 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 Department of Education gained accreditation as a White Ribbon workplace in February 2018. The Policy Statement details the department’s commitment to zero tolerance to all forms of violence, including violence against women and the commitment to bring about cultural change in the workplace and broader community.