How long will my application stay in the teacher recruitment pool?
Indefinitely, unless you deactivate your application. For this reason, we ask that you update your details as necessary.
Should I contact a school directly to see if they have any vacancies?
If you want to work in a particular school, we encourage you to contact the school directly and express your interest. Make sure your resume is up to date and ready to send with referee details.
If I am on a visa can I still apply?
As long as you have an appropriate working visa to be employed in Australia.
I am from overseas can I apply?
Yes, as long as you meet the criteria you are welcome to apply.
This criteria will include:
- having a teaching qualification that is recognised in Australia
- hold the appropriate working rights i.e. permanent resident, Australian citizen or current working visa to be employed in Australia.
Will I be eligible for relocation entitlements?
Generally, relocation assistance is available to permanent employees and fixed-term (temporary) employees who are appointed for more than six months.
If you are appointed for a shorter time, the department may help with some expenses, including a fare and luggage allowance.
The department does not cover expenses to do with transfers we didn’t initiate or unauthorised arrangements.
I haven’t graduated yet, when can I put my application in the recruitment pool?
You can only be made eligible in the teacher recruitment pool where you meet the eligibility criteria which includes holding a teaching qualification.