Teach For Australia

Our rigorous recruitment model, coupled with our award winning training and leadership program, supports participants to be highly effective teachers in disadvantaged secondary schools and communities across Australia.

We help do this by developing outstanding individuals into exceptional teachers and inspirational leaders, who will help change the life trajectories of their students and become future change makers in Australian education.



Teach - Scott

To be Head of Science was a career move I wanted in five years and to have it after one was phenomenal. I feel very privileged to have that position”

Scott Bolton

Cohort 4 Associate | Hometown: Newcastle, NSW
Bachelor of Science (Honours) | Bachelor of Commerce | Australian National University
Currently: Head of Science | Glenroy College

Find out more: http://bit.ly/TFA-SB
Apply now: http://bit.ly/TFA-APPLY



Teach - Ramya

“Teach For Australia put me on a completely different path. It completely changed my trajectory and because of that it changed who I’ve become”

Ramya Madhavan

Cohort 1 Associate | Hometown: Melbourne, VIC
Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering| Bachelor of Arts (Development Studies) | University of Melbourne

Currently: Senior Project Office | Social Ventures Australia

Find out more: http://bit.ly/TFA-RM
Apply now: http://bit.ly/TFA-APPLY



Teach - Ben“There is a massive shortage of specialised maths and science teachers in the schools and regions that Teach For Australia works in”

Ben Christensen

Cohort 1 Associate | Hometown: Melbourne, VIC
Bachelor of Engineering and Technology (Aerospace) | Monash University
Currently: Mechanical Engineer | Newcrest Mining

Find out more: http://bit.ly/TFA-BC
Apply now: http://bit.ly/TFA-APPLY



There are currently no specific opportunities available but visit our website to find out what is coming up.

1. What unique benefits do you offer?
• Award-winning Leadership Development Program
• Extensive coaching and mentoring
• Full salary plus benefits

2. How are employees recognised? TFA Associates (teachers) earn a recognised teaching qualification upon completing our program.

3. What training and development do you offer your grads? We empower our Associates with leadership skills to impact transformational change in schools.

4. What is the social life like at your company? TFA’s network is unique in its diversity; we recruit passionate people from all degree disciplines.

5. What do you offer to promote work/life balance? Our program is demanding, yet incredibly rewarding. Make an immediate impact to the lives of many students and their broader school community.

6. What would your employees say was the most fun day at work last year? Associates experience wonderfully uplifting moments in their schools and classrooms every day!

7. What kind of holiday scheme can I expect as a graduate? The same holidays as other teachers are afforded, with additional training and professional development opportunities.

8. How does your company promote corporate social responsibility? We are a social venture, committed to the pursuit of educational equality in Australia.

9. What’s the most exciting or significant project your company has taken on over the last 12 months? We have experienced substantial growth over recent years and plan to more than double in size by 2017.

10. What does your company do better than your competitors? We provide the opportunity to make a real world difference in Australian communities that need it most.

“I am eternally grateful I took the plunge and participated in Teach For Australia’s program. I acquired an entirely new skill set, an insider’s perspective on education in Australia, and experienced a fantastic adventure. TFA has developed my professional skills, but more importantly, it has impacted me personally”.
- Natalie Garcia De Heer, 2010