A Tasmanian high school teacher who had sex with three of her under age students will never set foot in a classroom again, instead she’ll spend at least the next eight months behind bars.
Recently qualified Casey Lee Sullivan, 33, would send “flirtatious” texts and Facebook messages to the boys, aged 15 to 16, and had sex with them in her car, at the beach and on school property.
“I actually thought 16 was the legal age and I found out later it wasn’t,” she told police at the time of her arrest, according to the Hobart Mercury.
Sullivan met the first boy while she was still a student teacher in 2012.
The then-married mother-of-two said she had sex with him because he paid her attention.
The following year she began pursing another boy via Facebook, eventually picking him up from his parent’s house and taking him to a nearby beach for sex.
Last year she had a longer affair with a third student who was 15.
Sullivan contacted him on social media and took him to the school gym where they had sex on the gym mats.
He later told his friends about it, showing them the messages and saying another teacher had almost caught them in the act.