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

Meekatharra District High School – Information session, questions and answers

You're invited to an exclusive webinar highlighting the vibrant community and teaching opportunities at Meekatharra District High School. Get an insider's view as the principal and teachers share their experiences and give you a glimpse into the enriching life that awaits you in Meekatharra.

If you are ready to move to Meekatharra and start teaching, we can offer you allowances and other support. Enjoy subsidised housing, free relocation, a generous Country Teaching Program (CTP) allowance and the Attraction and Retention Initiative (ARI) payment for the 2024 school year. Find out what you may be eligible for using our allowances and benefits tool.

Register for the Meekatharra District High School information session on Tuesday 18 June 2024 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm AWST.

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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