2022 Teacher Education Scholarship Program, Aboriginal Or Torres Strait Islander - Primary Or Secondary

  • NSW Department of Education
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • 20 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Education & Communities

Job Category: Education And/Or Training | Teacher Education Scholarship - Aboriginal

Job Location: Statewide

Job Reference Number: 00008DNL

Work Type: Full-Time

Number of Positions: 80

Total Remuneration Package: $1.00 - $1.00

Contact: 1300 301 435 or scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au - Employment Programs Team

Closing Date: 27/08/2021 - 11:59 PM

HSC students, university students and career changers, you could get paid while you study to become a teacher. Up to 80 Teacher Education Scholarships are available for talented Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students to train as primary or secondary teachers

Teacher Education Scholars receive:

  • $7,500 per year of full time study, up to a maximum of five years
  • a permanent teaching job in an agreed location on completion of studies
  • a further $6,000 on completion of studies.

Eligible applicants are Australian citizens or permanent residents who are:

  • students completing the HSC in 2021 in a NSW or ACT secondary school or TAFE NSW who will be entering into an initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university in 2022
  • university students currently undertaking a suitable degree, or an undergraduate or postgraduate initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university
  • individuals who are no longer at school, already have a degree, or have industry experience and are intending to enrol in an initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university in 2022
  • willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full time teacher to a NSW public school in an agreed location for a minimum period of three years.

For more information regarding accredited initial teacher education programs visit the NSW Education Standards Authority’s website.

The closing date for the receipt of applications and supporting documentation for the 2022 Teacher Education Scholarship Program is 27 August 2021.