Deputy Principal

St Virgil’s College

Hobart, TAS
Commencing Term 3 2022 (negotiable)



St Virgil’s College is proudly a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition, currently educating boys from Kindergarten, Prep and in Years 3 to 10. The College has two campuses, located in Hobart and Austins Ferry, and has a current enrolment of approximately 885 students, supported by over 150 teaching and support staff.

From 2024 St Virgil’s will cater for boys from Kindergarten to Year 12 across the two campuses. The College will then offer a high quality, engaging and contemporary education for more than 1,000 boys aged from 4 to 18.

For more information about St Virgil’s College, please visit



The Executive Director of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) is seeking to appoint a Deputy Principal to join the College Leadership Team, commencing in Term 3 2022 (or negotiable). The successful applicant will be a highly accomplished educator with proven success in leading innovative teaching and learning outcomes and faith formation, as well as possessing the relevant leadership experience to satisfy the selection criteria for this key senior position.

An Information Package, outlining the Selection Criteria and Key Responsibilities for the position, can be obtained below or by contacting EREA Recruitment on (03) 9426 3205 or

For further information about the position, please contact Mr Jon Franzin, Principal, on (03) 6249 6555 for a confidential conversation.



Expressions of interest should be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and can be emailed to Please include a:

  1. Current CV
  1. Cover Letter, outlining reasons for your interest in and suitability for the position (no more than 2 A4 pages)


Suitably qualified candidates will be notified and invited to submit a full application, including a detailed written response to selection criteria.

All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures.  These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures.

Employment is subject to compliance with COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates. Applicants must possess (or be eligible to obtain) and maintain a current Registration to Work With Vulnerable People.

The successful applicant must be a registered teacher in Tasmania or be able to gain registration prior to the commencement of the position.




Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.