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Level 3 Classroom Teacher Program

Level 3 Classroom Teachers are exemplary teachers recognised and rewarded for their exceptional teaching practices. They play important roles in providing and supporting high quality teaching and leadership in schools.

Level 3 Classroom Teachers are highly skilled in:

  • meeting the learning needs of their students
  • developing and implementing student assessment and reporting strategies
  • reflecting on and improving their teaching practices
  • developing and delivering professional learning for colleagues
  • providing leadership in their school communities.

They are experienced, innovative teachers able to role model highly effective practice for colleagues and to mentor student teachers and graduates. They are great assets to their schools and highly valued.

Level 3 Classroom Teachers also exert influence beyond their classrooms by taking leadership roles in their school communities. They assist other teachers to improve their classroom practices, enhance student learning and solve classroom problems.

Benefits of becoming a Level 3 Classroom Teacher include:

  • formal recognition of your expertise and dedication
  • career advancement that enables you to stay in the classroom
  • sharing your experiences and professional learning with colleagues
  • taking on leadership roles
  • a salary increase.

Find out more about the salaries, conditions and allowances of teaching in a public school: School Education Act Employees’ (Teachers and Administrators) General Agreement.

How to become a Level 3 Classroom Teacher

Please refer to the Level 3 Classroom Teacher Guidelines 2019 for application requirements and information.

Find out more
T: 9264 5568

Professional Learning

Visit the Leadership Institute website to find out more about the Level 3 Classroom teacher program.



Level 3 Classroom Teacher

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