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Working at Teach For Australia

  • We’re headquartered in Naarm’s (Melbourne’s) 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 practice:

  • Empowering greatness: seeing great possibilities and strive to bring them to life
  • Being outcome-driven: inspired by ambitious goals and pursuing them with determination
  • Collaboration: working together within and outside of the organisation
  • Humility and learning: recognising the limits of our own experience, asking questions and seeking diverse perspectives
  • Innovation: bringing energy and creativity to everything we do
  • Resilience: undaunted by the scale of the changes we seek

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.

Associate

Teach For Australia’s Leadership Development Program
  • Employment type: Full time
  • Applications for Cohort 2022 are now open!

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.

How to apply

Applications now open, apply here.

Teaching and Leadership Adviser (WA)

As a Teaching and Leadership Adviser, you play the integral role of supporting, coaching and developing Teach For Australia Associates to become effective teachers and leaders committed to addressing educational disadvantage.
  • Employment type: Full time (negotiation option of 0.8 FTE)
  • Location: Western Australia

About the Position

As a Teaching and Leadership Adviser, you play the integral role of supporting, coaching and developing Teach For Australia Associates to become effective teachers and leaders committed to addressing educational disadvantage. This role collaborates across various functions to contribute to the design and delivery of the regional professional development for our Associates. The role also works with a wide range of external stakeholders in order to provide cohesive, holistic support for Associates.

Note: this role services schools situated in Goldfields and Great Southern Region of WA

About the Team

The Leadership Development Program team are responsible for recruiting and developing Associates to be effective teachers and leaders, working closely with key stakeholders to lead the delivery and implementation of the Program in each partner State and Territory.

About You

  • Have a recognised teaching qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience
  • Experience in coaching others to success
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Full driver’s license and willingness to travel as required to fulfil the duties of the role
  • Demonstrated commitment to reconciliation in Australia, as well as our mission and values

Teach For Australia encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

Before applying, please ensure to read the Position Description here.

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

  1. Apply here, by 11.59pm AEDT on 1 August 2021, and
  2. Email your CV to jobs@teachforaustralia.org, with the subject line ‘Application: Teaching and Leadership Adviser (WA)” (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.

For more information about Teach For Australia and its impact on educational disadvantage, please visit https://teachforaustralia.org/.

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.