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Teaching is a vital career path. There has been major investment in making sure teachers have better pay, greater professional development possibilities and more diverse career opportunities than ever before.

If you’re thinking about a career in teaching, now is the time.

What’s in it for you

Teaching is a career that combines good pay with great opportunities.

As a new teacher, you’ll get the professional development and support you need to succeed. You’ll be connected with a state-wide network of peers and enjoy hands-on training with the latest technology.

As a teacher, you will work directly with students, sharing your passions and skills and passing on the knowledge they will need to thrive.

A career in teaching will give you the chance to build professional, collaborative relationships with your colleagues.

Starting teaching - things you should know

Types of teaching

With more than 2,500 schools in Victoria, there are many career opportunities for teachers across the state.

Primary and secondary school teaching is just the start. You could also go on to become a learning specialist, a leading teacher, a school leader or a principal.

Explore teaching careers

Reviewed 16 December 2019

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