At least two Northern schools have benefited from additional teachers as part of the state government's commitment to employ 250 additional teachers.
Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff provided an update on the recruitment, which began last year, at Taroona High School, in Tasmania's south, on Wednesday. He said 69 full-time teachers have started in classrooms in term one this year.
"The successful applicants have been placed into schools across the state, with preference given to regional locations," Mr Rocklif said.
Northern schools who have benefitted from new staff include Ringarooma Primary School and Flinders Island District School. Teachers have also been established at Dover District School.
"Many of our new teachers bring skills, knowledge and experience from within the department, the Tasmanian private system, interstate and even internationally."
More than 600 applications were received for the first round of the recruitment, which prompted the Education Department to establish a team to shortlist candidates. Previously, recruitment had been left to school principals, however, the sheer volume of candidates had warranted the support.
"The influx provides a huge opportunity to reshape the education workforce and help reduce the workload of our hard-working teaching staff and school principals," Mr Rockliff said.
The commitment of 250 new teachers and 80 teacher assistants was made as an election commitment and will be implemented over the next six years.
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