Why choose us

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For more information, contact HRCommunications@det.nsw.edu.au.

We believe in the common good of public education and training. And we value the personal satisfaction which comes with being part of a system which nurtures our local communities.

In addition, the department offers:

  • flexible working conditions
  • attractive salaries
  • generous holidays
  • opportunities for advancement
  • a culture of professional support

By supporting every one of our employees to meet their personal goals at work, we can best meet the NSW's goals for quality public education.

Professional development

Whatever your role in the department – teacher, HR manager, administrative officer – and whatever your career stage, we support your professional development.


Today's students will shape Australia's future. Working in our public education and training system, you will help children and young people develop into adults who are comfortable with diversity, who act with compassion towards others and who reject violence and discrimination.


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