Become a teacher in a NSW public school
Are you currently completing an initial teacher education degree and considering a career in a NSW public school? Or completing another degree, but thinking about making the switch to education?
Teaching is a career like no other. As a teacher, you will be able to work anywhere in the state, country or world. While completing your practicum placements, you will discover that no two days are the same, and working for the largest employer of teachers in Australia, you’ll find a countless number of career development opportunities available to you.
The department offers an inclusive workplace where all employees are welcome and valued. Our schools reflect Australian communities with students and staff representing a diverse range of cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds.
The department also offers flexibility of employment, generous leave provisions and the opportunity to work in a range of diverse school contexts, including schools in rural and remote NSW which attract additional benefits and incentives.
As a beginning teacher, you will benefit from a competitive graduate salary while receiving mentoring and support from experienced teachers in your school.
Read on to find out more about subject requirements, university admission guidelines and scholarship programs available for future teachers.