Thank you

11 December 2019

As we begin to wrap up 2019, the teach.NSW team want to say thank you to all of the teachers, executive, SASS and administration staff making a difference in the lives of NSW public school students every day. We are excited for the new year and what it will bring.

Throughout the coming year, we will continue to bring you the latest temporary and permanent positions, as well as other great opportunities for future and current teachers.

Be prepared for the year ahead and sign up for our email alerts on our scholarship and sponsorship program pages.

This is the final edition of JobFeed for 2019. The next edition of JobFeed will be published on Wednesday 15 January 2020. Thank you for your support this year.

Tell us what you want

04 December 2019

JobFeed Tell us what you think!

The team at teach.NSW value your feedback so we’re asking for your support to help us improve JobFeed. By completing the survey you will enable us to implement data driven improvements to the service in 2020.

JobFeed is teach.NSW’s weekly update of permanent and temporary teaching and non-school based positions in NSW public schools. Over 75,000 JobFeed subscribers are updated every Wednesday with current job opportunities along with updates on programs and initiatives for current and future teachers.

Your participation in the survey will provide valuable insights and meaningful feedback that we can use to improve the delivery and quality of our service.

The survey typically takes 5 minutes to complete. We would like to thank you in advance for your participation.

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Early Career Summer School 2020

04 December 2019

Early Career Summer School 2020 Register your interest

The Early Career Summer School is an opportunity for beginning teachers to strengthen their educational practice and build positive relationships and networks with experienced teacher mentors. Held at the Rydges Cronulla on Tuesday, 21 January 2020 the conference is free for beginning teachers and teacher mentors.

The conference includes full day workshops and networking opportunities.

Register prior to Friday, 13 December 2019 in order to express your interest as places are limited.

For more information, refer to the Summer School 2020 flyer or contact

International Teacher Exchange Program – closing soon

27 November 2019

Applications for the International Teacher Exchange program close Friday 6 December 2019.

Don’t miss out on your chance to apply. This program offers eligible NSW public school teachers an opportunity to exchange teaching assignments and accommodation with similarly-placed teachers overseas for a period of one year, commencing in 2021.

Hear from former participant Lachlan about his International Teacher Exchange experience.

Apply now!

Future Focused

27 November 2019

New South Wales public schools are being re-imagined. With a record investment of more than $2.6 billion over the next four years, our students are being equipped for the world of tomorrow.

Arthur Phillip High School is one of many schools across the state that will be developed or adapted to meet the needs of creative and critical thinkers, in preparation for roles in the workforce that are yet to be created.

These changes will ensure our education system continues to prepare and equip young people in NSW with the capacity to think, solve problems, and thrive in a changing society.

We hope you feel excited, inspired and proud, to work and learn in NSW public schools.

Work in a School of the Future

06 November 2019

The new Inner Sydney High School

Inner Sydney High School is situated on the corner of Cleveland and Chalmers Streets in Surry Hills.

Opening in 2020, the school will provide 47 secondary teaching spaces across 14 storeys, and accommodate up to 1,200 students.

Inner Sydney High School will offer:

  • facilities that are accessible and flexible to meet the demands of an evolving curriculum
  • spaces that are engaging and supportive for students and teachers
  • technology-rich settings with an emphasis on mobility and flexibility
  • five ‘STEAM’ focused floors with facilities for music, food technology and visual arts
  • multiple sporting and recreational spaces, including shared use of Prince Alfred Park.

An advertisement for the following temporary position is now live:

Teacher Inner Sydney High School Years 7 - 12 (Full Time).
Approval to teach students with learning & support needs (secondary) and/or experience teaching students with learning & support needs (secondary) in mainstream classes (years 7 - 8). 28/01/2020 - 20/12/2020.
Email Robyn Matthews or phone 02 9582 5833. Map

If this position is of interest to you or someone you know, please click the link above to apply. Alternatively, to be notified of future positions at Inner Sydney High School, please subscribe to our alert me list below:

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Find casual employment with ClassCover

06 November 2019


If you are seeking casual employment with the NSW Department of Education, download the free ClassCover app for access to more than 1,400 public schools across NSW.

ClassCover allows casual teachers to connect with preferred schools, share their availability, manage their location preferences and upload mandatory documentation, streamlining the casual teacher recruitment process for schools and teachers.

To create your profile, go to the ClassCover website, then download the app to begin managing your availability and bookings.

Find out more

Schools Spectacular 2019

30 October 2019

School Spectacular 2019

At teach.NSW we love the department’s annual Schools Spectacular, a wonderful showcase of the extraordinary talent found in NSW public schools. Don’t miss it – book now for Friday 22 or Saturday 23 November!

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Welcome our new Senior Education Officer – Amy!

30 October 2019

Upon completing a Bachelor of Education degree, Amy was appointed to a classroom teacher position in a south-western Sydney public school. She was eager to connect not only with the staff and students in her new school, but excited to be able to make a difference in the local community.

As both a classroom teacher and a leader of the Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) program in her school, Amy developed a particular interest in student welfare and a passion for developing positive, safe and supportive learning environments for students.

It’s inspiring to see what can be achieved when the school community works together to support students”.
– Amy Webber

Amy believes that having a growth-mindset is what has allowed her to become an effective teacher and an aspiring leader. She has taken advantage of the many professional learning opportunities available within the department to continually develop her teaching practice.

Amy is excited to share her experience as an early career teacher with those wanting to enter the teaching profession. She is looking forward to promoting the opportunities that are available to teachers in NSW public schools.

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world

23 October 2019

Students require a high level of digital literacy in order to thrive and work in the world. Seamless and purposeful integration of technology into future-focused learning and teaching provides opportunities for students to think independently and develop skills that enable them to flourish in a world driven by technology.

Technology 4 Learning or T4L supports NSW public school teachers to effectively integrate technology in the classroom. The T4L team works closely with Google, Apple, Microsoft and Adobe to offer registered professional development across the state.

To find out more about T4L professional development events, visit: Can’t make an event? The magazine.T4L and T4L Show will keep you up to date with all things EdTech.

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Welcome our new Senior Education Officer – Vikki!

23 October 2019

When Vikki finished high school she landed her “dream job” working in the music industry. After a couple of years she started to feel disenchanted and began looking for something more meaningful. She wanted to make a difference.

Working with the NSW Department of Education in primary schools, learning and support (LaST) roles, and executive positions has allowed Vikki to make a difference every day for over 20 years.

The creative and innovative nature of teaching has meant that no two days are ever the same and the range of career opportunities available are endless”.
– Vikki Garrett-Meade

One of Vikki’s main passions is the importance of mentoring for early career teachers. Having a supportive assistant principal when she first entered the profession helped shape the teacher and leader that Vikki is today. In her most recent position as Head Teacher Learning & Support, one of the greatest rewards has been building the capacity of early career teachers working within her team.

Vikki is looking forward to sharing her experiences with those wanting to enter the teaching profession and highlighting the mentoring support that is available to teachers working in NSW public schools.

International Teacher Exchange – now open

16 October 2019

Applications for the International Teacher Exchange Program are now open!

This long-running program offers eligble NSW public school teachers an opportunity to exchange teaching assignments and accommodation with similarly placed teachers overseas for a period of one year, commencing in 2021.

Hear from former participant Hayley about her International Teacher Exchange experience.

Become a school counsellor

02 October 2019

School Counsellor sponsorship program - psychology Now Open!

Now is the time to apply for a School Counsellor Sponsorship Program – Psychology.
Applications close Friday 18 October 2019.

Approved teachers, you can now retrain to become a school counsellor in a NSW public school. You will be supported to complete an APAC accredited three year undergraduate psychology sequence, over one or two years. Successful applicants will continue to be supported to complete an APAC accredited fourth year and train as a school counsellor.

If you have completed a minimum of two first year level psychology units that form part of an APAC accredited sequence of study, with credit, in the last 10 years, you are eligible to apply.

Find out more online or contact our Sponsored Training Team via email at

What are you waiting for?

Apply now!

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