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.

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

Teacher Flying Squad- Live chat

Our Flying Squad teachers fill short term vacancies that are generally for periods of between four and ten weeks in a range of our rural, regional and remote schools with differing needs.

Join our live online chat to learn more about how teachers in the Flying Squad receive free accommodation and free travel to and from the location of any appointment.

Teach in WA – Live chat

Working in public education is not just a job, it's work worth doing. We offer you an exciting and rewarding career with the opportunity to make a difference, and inspire our students to achieve their best! This session has been developed for pre-service teachers completing their studies online and other applicants considering teaching opportunities in public education.

New casual teacher process - Information session

As of Term 3, we are centralising our casual teaching process for both schools and casual teachers. The Casual Staff Seeker allows qualified teachers to manage their availability, location and teaching preferences and share their profile with over 800 public schools across the state.

This webinar will let you find out more about how to apply to our new pool and provide an overview of the Casual Staff Seeker module on HRMIS (our payroll management system).

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

Merrilee Wright has over 10 years’ 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 that you can do to increase your chances of landing your dream teaching job.

Merrilee is an experienced facilitator of written application workshops for teachers and joins us online to share her top 10 tips.

Five tips to help you find a teaching job – Live chat

Would you like some help to find a teaching job in WA? There are some simple yet important things you can do to increase your visibility to our recruiting principals.

Join our Teach in WA team on our interactive webinar where we will give you our top five tips to finding a job. This webinar is ideal for teachers ready to apply for our current job opportunities across the state.

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

Discover the rewards – Teach remote live chat

Join us to learn more about teaching in a remote school including information on teaching and supporting Aboriginal students, financial benefits and incentives, career opportunities, and how to apply for a job. 

This online event is suitable for school leaders, and current, graduate, and pre-service teachers interested in finding out more about the rewards of living and working in a remote community.

Remote teaching information session

Join us for our online live chat about teaching in a remote public school. Find out first hand from our experienced teachers about why they chose remote education and how teaching takes you places. We will also be joined by a panel of experts for a Q&A session discussing:

  • Expectations of living and working in remote communities.
  • Support with your professional learning journey.
  • Housing and transport incentives and what’s included.
  • Job opportunities and how to apply.

Remote Connection Program - Live chat

The Remote Connection Program offers committed teachers and school leaders the opportunity to spend a week working and living in a remote community.  It’s a great way to find out if a career in a remote school is for you. Our live chat will take you through how to apply and give you the opportunity to talk with our team and ask questions about the program

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

Connect with us at ECU

Get personalised advice, help with your application, or just learn more about a career in public education.

We're proud to be the largest employer in the state. We can’t wait to support you as you begin your teaching career in public education.

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Perth Careers Expos

Visit our Teach in WA team along with other government departments, universities, TAFEs, training providers and employers to learn more about career choices for yourself or others. This is a great opportunity for people to have a chat and ask any questions you may have about working in public education.

Teacher Virtual Career Fair

Join us at our virtual Teacher Career Fair to learn about finding a teaching opportunity in a Western Australian public school. Move between our breakout rooms as you hear:

- The experiences of one of our graduate teachers
- From school leaders about working at their school and what they are looking for when hiring teachers
- Expert guests sharing their knowledge of our many different and exciting programs and initiatives
- A recruitment expert on how to apply for a teaching job.

Our full schedule will be released closer to the event day. We can’t wait to see you there!

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

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 two day program designed to support teachers commencing with the Department of Education WA after returning from long leave, interstate or overseas positions.

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

Register for a future event, or email us to find out more about the Entry and Orientation program.

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 or email TeachinWA@education.wa.edu.au

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