Education & Teaching Graduate Jobs

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Education & Teaching Graduate Jobs overview

There are many public and private sector Education and Teaching graduate jobs throughout Australia. The type of Education or Teaching position you choose will probably be based upon your interests as well as your educational background. It is a good time for finding work in this industry as population growth equals more students now and in the future.

Graduate Teaching Jobs in Australia

For public and private educational institutions you will find a wide range of positions available. Contracts may be:

  • Full time (permanent)
  • Full time (temporary)
  • Part time (permanent)
  • Part time (temporary)
  • Casual
  • Contract

You will likely find that most permanent Education & Teaching Graduate Jobs are full-time. Contract jobs are also usually full time but may run for one school year at a time before being renewed or discontinued.

Average Salaries and Areas of Demand

While the amount you may earn as a new Education & Teaching jobseeker may vary depending on experience level and subject, a rough estimate is $220-$290 per day after your third or fourth year. A permanent salary range can go from $33,000-$70,000. Private school salaries may be even higher. You can find graduate teaching jobs across Australia. Some places to look may include:

  • Metropolitan areas
  • State/Territory Governments
  • Commonwealth Government of Australia, and
  • Rural, remote, or coastal areas which are of interest to you

Applications are generally accepted year round, though the new school year starts in January.

Administration Jobs in Education in Australia

For those with a business-oriented educational background, an administrative job in Education may be a good career choice. Positions include:

  • Member of the School Board 
  • Registrar
  • Learning Administrator
  • Vice President of a University 
  • Principal or Vice Principal of a primary school

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