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Supply Staff

Become Supply Staff with Townsville Catholic Education (TCE)! 


You will be required to complete an application form outlining: 

  • Current details with contact information

  • Copies of current qualifications and identification

  • 2 x contactable professional referees

Upon completion of your online application, Townsville Catholic Education will conduct two reference checks. The two nominated professional referees will be contacted via email to complete an online Referee Report. Please ensure that you include their email in your application form. It is required that at least one of your nominated professional referees is your current or most recent supervisor. Upon receiving favourable reports supporting your application, the application will progress to the document check and identification stage.  

If the above items are finalised, TCE will generate a Casual Employment Contract endorsed by the TCEO Executive Director or Delegate, this contract will be emailed to the candidate for review and acceptance by signing. Please note all employees are required to complete online mandatory training module such as Student Protection Trainings, Workplace Health and Safety and Compliance. 

All approved candidates will be invited to register a profile with a third party booking system - Tap for Teacher. Tap for Teacher is the ONLY platform that TCE schools are able to engage supply staff through. Your profile will include information such as, but not limited to, your contact details, qualifications, availability, and preferred schools.

Your application for employment will be kept active until December of each year. We will email you at the end of each year to confirm your interest for the following year.  

For further information please contact the Recruitment and Talent Team, 4773 0900 or