Tasma Walton is joining Home and Away in a guest role to air later this year.

Tasma's TV credits include Seven's City Homicide, Blue Heelers and the soon to be released feature film Mystery Road. Tasma has appeared in Summer Bay before, for six episodes back in 1995.

This time around she will play the role of a teacher called Jade Montgomery and be on screens over a couple of months leading into a big season finale for 2013.

Partly based in LA with her husband Rove McManus, Tasma has relished the chance to jump back into serial drama in Australia:

"I always love being home, and any opportunity to marry a trip home with acting work is certainly welcome. I feel incredibly blessed to call such a beautiful country my home and will always gravitate back whenever possible."