Featured Employer for Department for Education and Communities (DEC)



With over 2,200 schools, 750,000 students and 60,000 teachers across the state of New South Wales, the NSW Department of Education and Communities is both Australia’s largest education provider and its largest employer of school teachers.


NSW public schools offer rich and diverse work places, from large, comprehensive urban schools to highly specialised environments, such as small country schools, hospital schools and environmental education centres. The Department’s size and scale offer an unparalleled range of state-wide teaching career opportunities.


Our 21st century IT framework directly connects over 2,200 schools across NSW, enabling strong links between physically remote students and teachers.


The Department also offers a wide range of programs to enhance future career opportunities for those entering teacher education programs, including specific opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people. More information on these opportunities can be found on the Department’s teach.NSW site at www.teach.nsw.edu.au


As a teacher employed with the NSW Department of Education and Communities, you will have the chance to inspire and empower others every day in dynamic working environments which embrace diversity.


Teachers make a profound difference to the lives of students. Working in NSW public schools you will have the opportunity to inspire a new generation of our state’s learners to become tomorrow’s leaders.


Teach - and make a difference, in NSW public schools.


Web links:

NSW Department of Education and Communities home page www.dec.nsw.gov.au
NSW Department of Education and Communities careers page www.dec.nsw.gov.au/careers
teach.NSW www.teach.nsw.edu.au


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