I’m moving from overseas
With over 800 public schools in locations across our state, we offer endless opportunities to live and teach Western Australia.
Our vast state is over 2.5 million square kilometres and provides a diverse range of teaching positions across eight education regions with great professional and personal experiences.
We are recruiting qualified and experienced secondary teachers from the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa to teach in our regional public schools.
- undergraduate Bachelor of Education or equivalent; or
- undergraduate degree with a postgraduate teaching qualification such as a PGCE or Professional Master of Education.
All teachers in public schools must:
Teacher salaries in WA are among the highest in Australia ranging from $78,397 (AUD) for four-year trained graduate teachers through to $117,854 for senior teachers. Our outstanding classroom practitioners receive a starting salary of $122,308 as Level 3 Classroom Teachers. You will also have access to 12 weeks paid leave per year (school holidays). In addition to your salary, you may receive locality and additional allowances as high as $35,000 per year in some regional locations, if you relocate by 2023.
Many regional locations offer free subsided housing and may also be eligible for generous allowances to reimburse initial utility connection fees, wear and tear on furniture, subsidised air conditioning, gas, hot water and vacation travel, and rent essential furniture through our housing program. Additional benefits and allowances depend on your location and can be viewed using our benefits calculator.
We are currently unable to supply relocation and visa support to teachers who:
- do not hold secondary teaching qualifications
- are qualified teachers outside of the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa.
Live and teach in WA
Our public schools are located across eight education regions and offer endless opportunities to live and teach in Western Australia.
Qualified secondary teachers – UK, Ireland, Canada and South Africa
Relocation support and visa sponsorship options are available for secondary teachers who are citizens of these countries to teach in regional WA public schools.