Corporate careers

To meet the high expectations of public schools across New South Wales, we recruit the most outstanding individuals for our corporate roles.

Supporting more than 780,000 public school students, and with a workforce of nearly 100,000, we look for the highest levels of commitment and ability in our corporate staff.

Your corporate career with the department may start upon graduation or while you're still studying. Or you might join us as a qualified and experienced professional. And you may or may not have a background in education.

An open, collaborative environment

Whether you are dealing with people in HR, building an IT network, handling clerical and administrative tasks or creating a policy framework, you'll be working in an open, collaborative environment that offers personal development and challenges.

We value the personal qualities of our staff and the diversity of individual viewpoints. Irrespective of your area of expertise, your background or your stage in life, we welcome your contribution to the department's ongoing achievements in providing high-quality education and training services.

A wide range of opportunities

With corporate roles spanning a range of fields, from legal services and finance to communications and policy development, we are always ready to offer new opportunities to the right candidates.

We encourage graduates, Aboriginal peoples and people with a disability to apply.

Senior roles

The department is focused on the provision of service to the community through the delivery of innovative and quality education and training.

Senior executives in the department drive the development of an organisational culture which is focused on continual improvement of service delivery and they play a vital role in helping every student in New South Wales reach their full potential.

Graduate roles

The NSW Government Graduate Program is a structured employment and development program designed to attract and retain talented graduates to the public sector while providing a solid foundation of skills and knowledge that will be useful within work contexts such as policy/project or ICT and digital focus. Graduates from a broad range of disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Working as a graduate is an excellent pathway into the department and provides a springboard to other positions within the organisation. You will be supported throughout the 18 months of the program to ensure a smooth transition into the workplace and to help you develop as a professional. Program  includes:

  • work assignments and stretch projects to develop capabilities
  • structured mentoring program
  • a Diploma of Government qualification
  • opportunities to network with other graduates throughout the program
  • ongoing role offer on successful completion of the program

Current vacancies

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