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Working at Teach For Australia

  • We’re headquartered in the Melbourne (Naarm) CBD as well as teams working remotely around the country.
  • We offer a flexible working environment and do our best to support you to work when, where and how is best for you.
  • We support your learning and growth, with time and financial allowance for professional development.
  • We are committed to Reconciliation, and creating a space within the organisation where we learn and grow together.
  • We are committed to ensuring a safe and welcoming work environment, shared by people from different backgrounds and perspectives.

What we’re about

Teach For Australia is a values-driven organisation where we:

  • SERVE THE STUDENTS – Everyone at TFA works in service of our vision for children and young people.
  • HAVE HIGH EXPECTATIONS – Having high expectations – for ourselves, of others, and of what should be possible for students – is essential.
  • MAKE IT HAPPEN – To best serve students and their futures, we know there is a lot of work to be done. Not all of it will be straightforward. We act with deliberate intent.
  • GET THERE TOGETHER – We have a big vision and mission. We can’t – and won’t – achieve it on our own.
  • CELEBRATE ALONG THE WAY – We find joy and possibility in the big vision of what could be. We celebrate the strength and uniqueness of every student, and those who work in service of them.

Current vacancies

You can view a list of our current vacancies below.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our people. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for our roles. Please note that candidates must have the appropriate right to work in Australia to be eligible for any role at Teach For Australia.

Admissions Officer

Admissions Officers play a critical role in the selection of Associates for our Leadership Development Program, in order to provide our least advantaged students with the most impactful teachers and leaders in Australia.
  • Employment type: Casual (5-20 hours per week)
  • Location: National/Remote (work from your home office)

About the Position

Admissions Officers play a critical role in the selection of Associates for our Leadership Development Program, in order to provide our least advantaged students with the most impactful teachers and leaders in Australia. This role presents an invaluable opportunity to hone your professional acumen in hiring and assessing talent against criterion, whether that be in school leadership positions, or efficiently and equitably hiring talent in industry.

Practical Details

  • Casual role required during peak recruitment season: February to November
  • Variable hours per week – between 7am – 9pm, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday work.
  • Predominantly home office-based (assessing candidates’ online application, virtual interview, Selection Day assessments, transcript analysis and outcome and feedback calls with candidates).
  • In person Selection Day component – physical attendance will be required during the day (weekdays, ~8am – 6pm), in line with Covid-19 protocols
  • For those willing, some intra and interstate travel, however it is not essential to the role.
  • Initial rigorous training will be provided, along with ongoing coaching and feedback.

About You

  • Have a deep passion for our vision and a strong fit with our Core Values
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Naturally inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to connect with people in a professional and personable way
  • Enjoy working within a structured selection framework, and able to synthesise large pieces of information to create a holistic picture to assess for candidate potential
  • Enjoy working independently, as well as within a team

Teach For Australia encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

For an opportunity to take your place in this life-changing organisation:

  1. Apply here, by 11.59pm AEDT on Sunday October 31, 2021, and
  2. Email your CV to jobs@teachforaustralia.org, with the subject line ‘Application: Admissions Officer” (ensure your CV is clearly labelled with your full name)

All enquiries can be directed to jobs@teachforaustralia.org.

Please note that you must have the appropriate right to work in Australia in order to be eligible for this role.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance, and obtain a valid Working With Children Check.

Campus Brand Ambassador

Admissions Officers play a critical role in the selection of Associates for our Leadership Development Program, in order to provide our least advantaged students with the most impactful teachers and leaders in Australia.
  • Employment type: Casual (1-6 hours a week, between February and September 2021)
  • Location: Various (Remote working environment, based at your home university)
  • Opportunity to work with an engaged community of educators – working to close the education gap
  • Flexible work practices, including the option to work from home
  • Allowance and time off work for professional development
  • Join us in our commitment and vision for Reconciliation, in a space where we learn and grow together

About the Position

high-calibre potential applicants to engage with Teach For Australia’s mission, and apply for the Leadership Development Program. You will enjoy a high degree of independence and autonomy, and will be supported with continuing professional development from the Recruitment Team.

Note: Successful candidates will be required to attend a training and induction workshop held virtually in early December 2021.

About Teach for Australia

Our vision is an Australia where education gives every child, regardless of background, greater choice for their future. The mission is to grow a community of leaders committed to equity for children and young people, by recruiting and developing exceptional people to teach and lead across Australian schools. As Teach For Australia seeks to grow to scale, our team is responsible for finding Australia’s future leaders, aiming to attract, select and engage the most impactful, diverse group of leaders to the Leadership Development Program. By helping our country understand that educational inequity represents the biggest issue facing our society, we aim to attract and select the most diverse group of tomorrow’s leaders to the program – in pursuit of our vision.

About You

  • Passionate about TFA’s mission, are a strong fit with our core values, and want to be part of an ambitious organisation.
  • Enjoy working independently and autonomously, and can juggle a number of competing priorities.
  • Are persuasive and compelling in your communication, and you are energized by building relationships with others.
  • You want to develop your professional skills and networks and gain insight into the organisation of one of Australia’s top 100 Graduate employers.

Teach For Australia encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

For an opportunity to take your place in this life-changing organisation:

  1. Apply here, by 11.59pm AEDT on 14 November 2021, and
  1. Email your CV to jobs@teachforaustralia.org, with the subject line ‘Application: Campus Brand Ambassador” (ensure your CV is clearly labelled with your full name).

All enquiries can be directed to jobs@teachforaustralia.org.

Please note that you must have the appropriate right to work in Australia in order to be eligible for this role.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance, and obtain a valid Working With Children Check.

Project Management Support

The TFA Support team is crucial to our ongoing success, allowing us to reach our strategic goals by partnering with teams as required.
  • Employment type: Full time. Nine months fixed term.
  • Location: Anywhere within Australia
  • Opportunity to work with an engaged community of educators – working to close the education gap
  • Flexible work practices, including the option to work from home
  • Allowance and time off work for professional development
  • Join us in our commitment and vision for Reconciliation, in a space where we learn and grow together

About the Position

The TFA Support team is crucial to our ongoing success, allowing us to reach our strategic goals by partnering with teams as required. This team is made up of adaptable support roles focused on Project Management across the organisation and Education support in Coaching and Curriculum. Each team member will be allocated to various teams at various times, providing key expertise and general skills.

About the Team

The TFA Support team will be made up of people with generalist skills and specific key expertise. Most importantly these people will bring an adaptive and flexible mindset and approach, a “can-do”’ attitude and a willingness to take on any important work that needs to be done.

About You

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Project management experience (qualification desirable)
  • A broad range of experience, including working in the for purpose sector and across a range of organisational settings (operational, programmatic, engagement etc)
  • Expert facilitator and  great communicator
  • Understanding of operations, procedures and policies related to the specific business area.
  • Process re-engineering/business improvement/change management.

Teach For Australia welcomes applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

For an opportunity to take your place in this life-changing organisation:

  1. Before applying, please ensure to read the Position Description here.
  2. Apply here, by 11.59pm AEDT on 31 October 2021, and
  3. Email your CV to jobs@teachforaustralia.org, with the subject line ‘Application: Project Management Support’ (ensure your CV is clearly labelled with your full name).

All enquiries can be directed to jobs@teachforaustralia.org.

Please note that you must have the appropriate right to work in Australia in order to be eligible for this role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance, and obtain a valid Working With Children Check.

Coaching and Curriculum Support

The TFA Support team is crucial to our ongoing success, allowing us to reach our strategic goals by partnering with teams as required.
  • Employment type: Full time. Nine months fixed term.
  • Location: Anywhere within Australia
  • Opportunity to work with an engaged community of educators – working to close the education gap
  • Flexible work practices, including the option to work from home
  • Allowance and time off work for professional development
  • Join us in our commitment and vision for Reconciliation, in a space where we learn and grow together

About the Position

The TFA Support team is crucial to our ongoing success, allowing us to reach our strategic goals by partnering with teams as required. This team is made up of adaptable support roles focused on project management across the organisation and education support in Coaching and Curriculum. Each team member will be allocated to various teams at various times, providing key expertise and general skills.

About the Team

The TFA Support team will be made up of people with generalist skills and specific key expertise. Most importantly these people will bring an adaptive and flexible mindset and approach, a “can-do”’ attitude and a willingness to take on any important work that needs to be done.

About You

  • A Teaching qualification
  • Coaching experience ideally in a school setting
  • Delivery of professional development content
  • Project management experience
  • Expert facilitator and great communicator
  • Experience in Education Sector

Teach For Australia welcomes applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

For an opportunity to take your place in this life-changing organisation:

  1. Before applying, please ensure to read the Position Description here,
  2. Apply here, by 11.59pm AEDT on 31st October 2021, and
  3. Email your CV to jobs@teachforaustralia.org, with the subject line ‘Application: Coaching & Curriculum Support’ (ensure your CV is clearly labelled with your full name).

All enquiries can be directed to jobs@teachforaustralia.org.

Please note that you must have the appropriate right to work in Australia in order to be eligible for this role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance, and obtain a valid Working With Children Check.

Associate

Teach For Australia’s Leadership Development Program
  • Employment type: Full time
  • Applications for Cohort 2022 are closed.

About the position

We believe that to achieve systemic change, inspirational leaders are needed in schools, communities, business and government. Through the Leadership Development Program, we recruit outstanding individuals with academic expertise as well as a range of skills and experience to become ‘Associates’ who commit to teach in an educationally disadvantaged school for at least two years.

By the end of the program, you will have earned a nationally accredited Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Professional Practice) degree on scholarship, all the while earning a full salary and benefits for the duration of the program. Learn more about the program here.

Learn more

Find out more about Teach for Australia before applying for a role.

Jobs at Teach For Australia

I have a few questions about the role I’m interested in – what’s the best way to get in touch with you?

For all enquiries, please contact our jobs inbox at jobs@teachforaustralia.org  with your query. It’s monitored frequently, we will usually get back to you within 24 hours.