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 26 Information Session: Deakin (Burwood), VIC 26 March 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Deakin University Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
*ROOM Y1.15*
Mar 27 EEExpo: Deakin (Waurn Ponds & Waterfront), VIC 27 March 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Deakin Waterfront Building C
29 Brougham Street
Geelong, VIC 3220
Mar 27 Engineering Your Career: Interviews & Assessment Centres Workshop, UWA 27 March 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The University of Western Australia
Engineering Lecture Theatre 1
35 Stirling Highway
Mar 28 TFAxRobogals ACT – Mentoring Young People Workshop, ANU 28 March 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ian Ross Design Studio (Building 31)
North Rd
Mar 29 Economics Students’ Interview Skills Workshop: ANU, ACT 29 March 2018, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Allan Barton Forum, CBE Building
26C Kingsley Street
Acton, ACT 2601
Mar 29 Information Session: Deakin (Geelong), VIC 29 March 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Deakin - Geelong Campus Waurn Ponds
Building IB4 Room 206