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Teacher Employment

Teacher Employment covers casual/part-time/relief/substitute teaching, full-time teaching and specialist positions such as consultants, itinerant teachers and counsellors. Teachers can work in government or several non-government systems, including specialist schools.

Advertised positions are found through multiple sources, in both print and internet media. Some apply to individual schools at a specific site while others operate across regions or the whole state.

This page covers procedures and programs used in each state & territory.

The Second Page covers procedures for transferring recognition of registration/accreditation between states/territories, including New Zealand. It also covers job sites and any special programs.

States & Territories

Australian Capital Territory

  • ACT Education and Training Directorate
  • Catholic Education Schools
  • Other Sources

New South Wales

  • Catholic Education Schools
  • NSW Department of Education & Communities
  • Awards & Conditions
  • Casual.Direct
    Casual teacher entry point.
  • Careers
    ‘Join our extensive network of professional and support staff’.
  • Graduate Employment
    Some conditions apply - period of service, training, placement.
  • Our Programs and Initiatives
    ‘programs to help you maximise your employment opportunities with us’.
  • Salary Rates
    Includes all positions in government schools and TAFEs.
  • Staffing Procedures
    Staffing procedures and possible impact on employment prospects. Downloadable documents.
  • Teaching in Rural NSW
    Conditions, incentives and more.
  • Teach.NSW
  • Teachers Handbook
    ‘The Handbook will contain the current conditions of employment for teachers in the Education Teaching Service, and list their responsibilities. This information is extracted from primary source documents including acts, regulations, determinations, awards, agreements and arrangements’.
  • Other Sources

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Northern Territory

  • Catholic Education Schools
  • NT Department of Education
  • Other Sources
  • Association of Independent Schools
    Select “Employment Opportunities” from the main menu.
  • Teacher Registration Board
    ‘Registering teachers, or granting authorisation to an employer to employ an unregistered person; liaising with providers of teacher education and professional development in the Northern Territory; and developing a code of ethics for Territory teachers’.
  • The Territory
    Job information is part of this site.


  • Catholic Education Schools
  • Education Queensland
  • Other Sources

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South Australia

  • Catholic Education Schools
  • Department for Education & Child Development
  • Other Sources


  • Catholic Education Schools
  • The Department for Education
  • Other Sources

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  • Catholic Education Schools
  • Positions Vacant
    Positions within Victoria in the Catholic system. Use the available search options. Employment information direct from Ballarat and Sale Diocesan Education Offices. The others operate through the main site. [The last link in this section.]
  • Rates of Pay
    10 Salary Schedules are provided, including allowances.
  • Working in Catholic Education
    Archdiocese of Melbourne.
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
  • Other Sources

Western Australia

  • Catholic Education Schools
  • Department of Education
  • Other Sources
  • Jobs@Independent Schools
  • TAFE Positions
    Vacancies are advertised through this portal. Select institutes through the “Agency” choices. Some institutes provide access to Application Packs.
  • Teacher Registration Board of WA
    ‘Required to maintain an up-to-date register of teachers; develop and publish professional standards for teachers; develop and publish accreditation standards’.

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