2023 Teacher Education Scholarship Program - Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander - Primary or Secondary

$7,500 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 19 Jul, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Education & Communities
Job category:

Education And/Or Training | Teacher Education Scholarship - Aboriginal

Job location:

Statewide

Job reference number: 0000919B
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: 26/08/2022 - 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 a primary or secondary teacher or in special education (K – 12)

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:

of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent or identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person; and

are accepted as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person by the community in which they live or have lived; and

are able to provide confirmation of Aboriginality to the department as outlined in the Confirmation of Aboriginality Guidelines

And are either:

students completing the HSC in 2022 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 2023; or

university students currently undertaking a suitable degree, or an undergraduate or postgraduate initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university; or

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 2023; and

are 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 2023 Teacher Education Scholarship Program is 26 August 2022.

For further information contact the Employment Programs Team on telephone 1300 301 435 or by email at scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au alternatively you may wish to contact the Department's Aboriginal Employment Team on telephone 02 7814 3833 or by email at aboriginalemployment@det.nsw.edu.au.