Teaching career events

Teaching career events

Join us for our free online events and discover why working in public education is an exciting and rewarding career.

We are proud to be the largest employer in WA, and with over 800 public schools across the state, there are many exciting and rewarding career options.

Our free live chats and information sessions have been developed for pre-service, graduate and experienced teachers wanting to learn more about teaching in a public school.

Events are now being held online allowing you to take part from a location that suits you, including on the go via mobile devices. Check out all of our teaching career events in the Teach in WA - Live chats events collection

Register your interest for future events and we will let you know when we announce more dates.

Teach in a public school

Strike gold: Explore teaching opportunities at Ngaanyatjarra Lands School

Join us for a webinar highlighting the vibrant community and exceptional teaching opportunities at Ngaanyatjarra Lands School. Teachers have the opportunity to work with the Ngaanyatjarra people - who have shared their country and culture with a succession of professional visitors over several decades. Join us to learn more about our school, community and teaching opportunities.

Register for the Strike gold webinar on Tuesday 21 May 2024 from 4 pm to 5 pm AWST.

Teach in WA public schools – Live chat 

Whether you're a pre-service teacher completing your studies or considering a new career path in WA public schools, we invite you to join us. We will connect you with experienced WA educators and principals to discuss their teaching vacancies. You'll also have the chance to hear about the programs and support we offer our teachers. 

Register for the Teach in WA public schools live chat on Wednesday 29 May 2024 from 4 pm to 5 pm. 

Graduate teacher opportunities in WA public schools – Live chat 

If you are a pre-service or graduate teacher ready to make a successful start to your teaching journey, join our live chat to learn about the exciting opportunities available to you in public education. 

Our chat will include information about our graduate teacher induction program which provides targeted support, coaching, and professional learning modules to help you kickstart your teaching career. You'll also receive a school induction, a start-up allowance, and extra classroom release time for learning. 

We will also let you know about the Graduate Teacher Pool and other exciting graduate employment opportunities. Our experts will guide you through the application process and offer valuable hints and tips to help your application stand out.

Register for the Graduate teacher opportunities in WA public schools live chat on Tuesday 4 June 2024 from 4 pm to 5 pm.

Teacher Flying Squad - Live chat 

Join us for a live chat and learn how you can join our team. We are seeking eligible and qualified teachers available during the 2024 school year. As a member of the Teacher Flying Squad, you'll fill short-term teaching vacancies in various schools. Appointments typically last between 4 and 10 weeks, allowing you to broaden your teaching experience in different environments. 

Register for the Teacher Flying Squad live chat on Wednesday 12 June 2024 from 4 pm to 4:30 pm.

Apply for a teaching job

A principal’s top 10 tips for writing your best teaching job application

Merrilee Wright has over 10 years of experience in school leadership roles – so you can only imagine how many teaching job applications she has read!

A former Public School Review Director and current principal, and recognised as one of our Principal Fellows for her outstanding school leadership, Merrilee provides invaluable insight into some simple yet important things you can do to increase your chances of landing your dream teaching job.

Register for your choice of session:

Remote teaching

Remote Teaching Service information session

Join us for our online information session about teaching in a remote public school. You will find out about allowances, housing and relocation assistance for remote teachers. There will be a question-and-answer section with a panel of experts. You will get to chat with:

  • a current principal of a remote public school
  • staff in our Teach in WA and Aboriginal Education Teaching and Learning teams.

We will also guide you through the application process.

Explore the unique opportunities of working and living in our remote communities. 

We will add dates, times and a link to register when the next session is available. 

Career support

Leap program information session

Our Leap program gives both new and existing teachers opportunities to gain further qualifications to teach in additional specialist areas or move into a new area of teaching.

Through Department-funded training and support, you will be able to expand your teaching skills and knowledge, positioning yourself to take advantage of the exciting opportunities in our schools.

Entry and Orientation program

The Entry and Orientation program is a 2-day program designed to support teachers commencing with the Department of Education after returning from long leave, interstate or overseas positions.

Participants will develop an understanding of current best practice in Western Australian public schools.  

For program enquiries, email eoprogram@education.wa.edu.au.

Contact our Teach in WA team

Contact our Teach in WA team

Speak to someone from our team and discover the amazing opportunities for you in public education.
Call us on (08) 9264 4412 (option 2) or email TeachinWA@education.wa.edu.au

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