Are you an experienced teacher based overseas or interstate? Would you like to work in a NSW public school? Great news, the Recruitment Beyond NSW Program supports qualified teachers to gain approval to teach and ongoing full-time employment with the NSW Department of Education in regional and high-demand schools.

As part of the Teacher Supply Strategy, the Recruitment Beyond NSW Program aims to recruit more than 500 qualified and experienced teachers into NSW classrooms.

As a participant in the program, you will be supported by the NSW Department of Education every step of the way, with successful recruits receiving assistance with relocation, Australian border control measures, quarantine and visa requirements.

Teach in a NSW public school with the Recruitment Beyond NSW Program
Interstate teachers - financial incentives*
  • $10,000 retention benefit after being employed by the department for the 3-year service commitment period
  • Up to $30,000 per annum extra under the Rural Teacher incentive scheme**
International teachers - financial incentives*
  • Relocation support of up to $10,000
  • $10,000 retention benefit after being employed by the Department for the 3-year service commitment period
  • Up to $30,000 per annum extra under the Rural Teacher incentive scheme**
Why teach with NSW Department of Education?
  • The NSW Department of Education is the largest education system in Australia. Given the size and scale of the department, you have the opportunity to work in a diverse range of schools settings.
  • You will have access to professional networks and evidence-based, high impact professional learning.
Timeframe
  • Positions will commence in 2022, 2023 and 2024

* All values are in Australian dollars

** Benefits and incentives vary per school location. Visit the Teach NSW webpage to find out more.


Online information webinars

Why teach and live in NSW?

Watch this webinar to learn more about the Recruitment Beyond NSW Program and the financial incentives and support available to you when relocating to NSW. You can also listen to Murat Dizdar, Deputy Secretary School Performance speak about his career highlights.

Watch the webinar


Teach in a NSW public school

Watch this webinar to learn more about joining the NSW Department of Education, gaining your accreditation, the approval to teach process, Australian working visas and the incentives and support available to you as a teacher in a NSW public school.

Watch the webinar

Register your interest

Whether you are currently studying or an experienced teacher, contact the Recruitment Beyond NSW team to receive further information.

More information

If you have any other questions, please contact the program team via recruitmentbeyondnsw@det.nsw.edu.au.

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