Register for Supply/Relief School Officer Positions (e.g. Teacher Aide, Administration)

Job No: TCE732
Location: Diocese of Townsville

Thank you for your interest in School Officer positions with Townsville Catholic Education.

Upon receipt of your online application, the Recruitment Team will check that all required documentation is attached and valid. 

In order to make an informed decision on your suitability for the position, Catholic Education will require to speak to a minimum of two referees that you nominate. Your referees will be contacted via email to complete an online referee report- please ensure you have provided the email addresses of these referees. 
A Professional Referee is a person that can provide us with detail in respect to your work ethic, experience, and competency.  We reserve the right to request an additional referee if we believe a person has not been fully forthcoming.

You will also receive an auto generated email which contains a link to mandatory online Student Protection Training course and Quiz.

Once you have provided all necessary documentation, and successfully completed the quiz (achieving a 100% score) you will be added to the TCEO Supply School Officer list. 

The Supply Relief List is available online to Principals within the Townsville Diocese. The database contains current information such as your address, telephone number, the year levels you would prefer to teach, the areas/regions you are prepared to work in/travel to and any other details such as specific days you may be available.  

If any documentation is not provided, you will receive an email notification advising so, and stating the documents outstanding. Please return outstanding information as soon as possible to avoid delays in processing your application. You will not be added to the Supply List or approved to approach schools for work until the required documentation has been received, and a completed Supply Contract has been processed. 

Please ensure that the email address you have supplied is one that you have access to, and check regularly. All communication(s) regarding your application (including issuing of contract) will be via email from or

Before you commence your application please have the following documents completed and ready to upload:

  • Current Resume
  • A Copy of any qualifications you may hold that will support your application
  • The contact details (phone AND email) of at least 2 professional referees
  • Proof of working rights in the form of a birth certificate or Passport or Australian Citizenship Certificate or valid working visa
  • Photo identification (e.g. Drivers Licence or Passport)
  • If applicable, documents explaining any change to your name (Marriage Certificate or Name Change Certificate)
  • A copy of your valid Paid Working With Children Blue Card

*If you have a Volunteer Blue Card, you will need to Transfer your Volunteer Blue Card to a Paid Blue Card, then provide evidence to us that this application has been made. 

Referees will be checked to determine suitability - Your application will not be processed until referee feedback has been returned.



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