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Teachers and School Leaders

Teaching in a public school offers you a rewarding and dynamic career. You have the opportunity to inspire a passion for learning in young people in a range of interesting and diverse education settings.

You teach students from a variety of backgrounds, have opportunities to work in various schools across the State and have access to professional learning to enhance your teaching skills and provide opportunities to further your career.

Teaching areas currently in high demand include all secondary subjects, and special education in both primary and secondary schools.

In addition, teaching in country and remote schools offers you a broader range of professional experiences and the potential to advance in your career and become a school leader earlier than if you choose to remain in metropolitan schools.

We offer unique opportunities for teachers with leadership capabilities to become school leaders. We recognise the changing needs of leadership in an increasingly flexible and autonomous school environment, where principals and school leadership teams are being given more control over matters critical to the success of their schools.

To find out more about individual schools, visit Schools Online.

For more information about a specific school region contact the relevant regional education offices.

Teachers and School Leaders

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