HSC students exploring teaching as a career

Explore teaching

Teachers engage minds, facilitate thinking and ignite learning to help their students strive for success and realise their full potential. Explore what it's like to be a teacher and what type of teacher you could become.

In this section

  • Types of teachers

    Explore the different types of teachers in NSW public schools and find out which classroom teaching or specialty area appeals to you.

  • Salary of a teacher

    The starting salary for teachers in NSW public schools is one of the highest starting salaries in Australia. Find out what our teachers get paid.

  • High-demand teachers

    Consider becoming a teacher of a higher demand subject area to improve your employment prospects as a teacher in NSW public schools.

  • High-demand rural locations

    Take advantage of the great opportunities now available to further your career in 33 rural and remote locations across NSW.

  • High-demand metro locations

    By teaching in a higher demand location you could improve your employment prospects and fast-track your career as a teacher in NSW public schools.