A staff member at a North-West has been stood down following a police investigation into an alleged incident, Catholic Education Tasmania has confirmed.
"Catholic Education Tasmania became aware of concerning stories circulating about an incident in North-West Tasmania earlier this month allegedly involving a staff member of St Brendan-Shaw College," a spokesperson for Catholic Education Tasmania said in a statement on Thursday.
"The College followed protocol and promptly contacted Tasmania Police.
"The staff member has not been working at the college since the allegations were raised, and has been formally stood down as a result of a police investigation.
"Consumer, Building and Occupational Services have been contacted in relation to the staff member's Working with Vulnerable People registration."
The spokesperson said that St Brendan-Shaw College had notified parents and the school community, and was offering counselling to staff, students and their families as part of its pastoral response.
A person has been charged following the investigation.