Approved teachers

Explore the ways you can make a difference and achieve your career potential with induction and career development information for newly appointed, casual and permanent teachers.

Casual and temporary teaching

The majority of teachers commence their careers in the NSW public education system as casual or temporary teachers. Whether employed on a day-to-day basis or in blocks, they carry out a vital role in public schools throughout NSW.

Casual teacher induction

As a casual or temporary teacher, you perform a vital role in our schools. Read valuable information which will support you to undertake your role in schools confidently and professionally.

Permanent employment

As an approved teacher you have the opportunity to join the ranks of our permanent workforce of some 49,000 permanent school teachers. Find out about how to apply.

Newly appointed teachers

Your first year as a teacher will provide you with some special opportunities and challenges. Read valuable information which will support you as you commence in your new role.

Employment and career development opportunities

Your teaching subjects and location preferences are two major factors that can greatly enhance your employment or promotion prospects.

Local transfer scheme

The scheme provides opportunities for permanent classroom teachers and executive staff (other than a principal) to gain new skills, experiences and professional understanding.

Teachers professional exchange

Gain new skills, experiences and professional understanding by working in a different school setting for a set period of one school year.


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