Leadership Development Program

Challenge yourself to make a difference.

Ying worked in Finance as a Commercial Banker for five years before joining Teach For Australia, where she taught Maths and Business Management just outside Melbourne. “Apart from the benefits of being able to change careers straight away, the vision of the program really resonated with me.”

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Why Teach For Australia?

Through Teach For Australia, you’ll find that classroom leadership builds a foundation for long-term impact. The Leadership Development Program offers a combined postgraduate education and employment opportunity like no other. Associates develop essential leadership skills as part of a global movement dedicated to achieving equity in education.

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How does it work?

Over two years, Associates teach at a school serving a low socioeconomic community with full salary and benefits, earn a Master of Teaching on an assisted scholarship, participate in targeted professional development and receive one-on-one coaching and mentoring to accelerate personal, professional and academic growth.

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Our Associates come from a diverse range of backgrounds. Many had never considered teaching before joining the program. But our community shares a passion and commitment to helping achieve equity in education in Australia.

Come to an event

You’re invited to join us at an information session or workshop around Australia. You’ll learn more about the work that Teach For Australia does and what we look for in applicants.

Feb 7 Information Session: Perth, WA Wed 17:30
The Boston Consulting Group
108 Saint Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
Feb 27 Information Session: University of Melbourne, VIC Tue 12:00
University of Melbourne
Room TBC
Parkville, VIC 3010
Mar 6 Careers Fair (STEM, Business & Consulting): University of Melbourne, VIC Tue 9:30
Wilson Hall
Wilson Avenue
Parkville, VIC 3010
Mar 7 Careers Fair (All Degrees): University of Melbourne, VIC Wed 9:30
Wilson Hall
Wilson Avenue
Parkville, VIC 3010
Mar 21 EEExpo: Deakin (Burwood), VIC Wed 9:00
Deakin University Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood, VIC 3125
Mar 19 Information Session: Swinburne University, VIC 19 March 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Swinburne University Hawthorn
Engineering Building EN101
VIC 3122
Mar 20 2018 University of Newcastle Careers & Employment Expo 20 March 2018, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
University of Newcastle - Brennan Room
University Drive
Mar 21 EEExpo: Deakin (Burwood), VIC 21 March 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Deakin University Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood, VIC 3125
Mar 21 Careers Fair (All degrees): University of Queensland, QLD 21 March 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

UQ Centre (#27A)
St Lucia
Mar 21 Information Session: University of Newcastle 21 March 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Newcastle
Callaghan Campus
ICT328 - Information and Communication Technology Building
Mar 21 Information Session: Curtin University 21 March 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Curtin University
Building 204, Room 234
Kent Street