Approved teachers, you could get paid to study to become a school counsellor in a NSW public school. The department's School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs will provide you with financial support while you study and a permanent position as a school counsellor upon successful completion of your studies.

The different programs are dependent on your current qualifications. Find out which one is right for you:

How to apply

Applications must be submitted using the writable PDF form. As part of the application process, you will be asked to provide a supporting statement from your current principal along with one other supporting statement from a supervisor or colleague.

Applications close Sunday, 24 July, 2022.

More information

Review the frequently asked questions for more information on your eligibility for the School Counsellor in Training Sponsorship or the Psychology Sponsorship, scholarship payments and your appointment as a school counsellor.

Contact the Employment Programs Team via sponsoredtraining@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 300 634.



Learn more about the School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs from former scholar Amy

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