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Senior Leadership


Experience a new adventure and join our teams in North Queensland.
We offer an amazing professional community, a supportive environment, great benefits and plenty of excitement and challenges.

TCE employs in excess of 2,500 teaching, professional and ancillary/support employees to fulfil our mission of providing quality educational services through our Catholic school communities. A Catholic education involves much more than simply teaching the educational basics.  It encourages students to embrace Catholic values and faith while providing them with an excellent education and diverse life experiences that will prepare them to be a contributing member of the community in their adult lives. There is a variety of senior leader positions available within our schools and within our local office.


TCE has a focus point on Leadership Success by implementing the dimensions of leadership:

  1. Faith and Mission Leadership
  2. Educational Leadership
  3. Staff Leadership
  4. Community Leadership
  5. Strategic Leadership
  6. Organisational Leadership

Leadership presence is described as being present to the school community as an entity and as an individual. The presence of leadership enacted through a variety of dynamics including: being physically present, being emotionally present, being spiritually present and being nurturing of the ethos and the story. The School Leadership Framework can be found here

What do our current leaders like most about the role?

TCEO Support
  • TCEO is the backbone to successful school leadership – “you’re not alone”
  • TCEO Education Consultants set you up for success
  • Dedicated service teams provide constant reinforcement, advise, support in all areas,  a sounding board that there is support whenever they’re needed (24/7)
  • Specialist service support – eg  speech pathologist, guidance counsellors, IT, HR, Payroll, Curriculum, RE Adviser, Student Protection
Greater Responsibility 
  • Afforded more trust and more authority to act
  • Slower pace, higher impact
  • Under TCEO leadership – principal committees have a voice
Fast Tracked Opportunities
  • Fast tracked, guided leadership pathway, especially if you are remote
  • High quality, high frequency professional development available for leaders
  • Greater capacity for aspiring leaders
  • High level and quality of the resources and facilities
  • The school community is very connected
  • Higher levels of student engagement and behaviour
  • Feeling like you’re a part of something bigger

Benefits offered by TCE

  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging and salary sacrificing options
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Modern facilities, equipment and resources
  • Leadership development programs
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (in a  co-contribution arrangement)
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • Up to 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Deferred Salary Scheme
  • Corporate Health Insurance 
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities
  • Well-being programs and initiatives
  • Reasonable relocation assistance

Interested in a position as a Senior Leader?

Visit our careers portal and sign up to receive our weekly job alerts 
Alternatively, contact the HR Team below:
Phone: 07 4773 0900