Our schools are great places to work
As a pre-service teacher, you may be considering your options for future employment. Find out more about what a career with the NSW Department of Education can offer by visiting the 'Why work at education' page.
Our schools are all unique
Some pre-service teachers are surprised to learn that the NSW Department of Education meets the needs of our students in a range of different types of schools across the state. Our schools include:
- Primary Schools
- High Schools
- Schools for Specific Purposes
- Central Schools
- Environmental Education Centres
- Hospital Schools
- Distance Education Centres
- Intensive English Centres
- Secondary Colleges
- Connected Community Schools
- Virtual Selective High School.
Teacher education scholarships support students, including Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, to graduate as teachers for NSW government schools in specified areas. Scholarships targeting pre-service teachers include the Public Education Foundation Scholarships and Scholarships for prospective teachers.
Go to teach.NSW to find out more about teacher education scholarships.