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Teachers are supported by and work collaboratively with a wide range of teaching and non-teaching professionals.

These include:

Teaching in early childhood

The Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia, offering a range of job and career progression opportunities for entry through to professional levels.

The Queensland and Australian Government have committed $900 million dollars to the early childhood sector to improve access to kindergarten, improve the quality of care and create extra services throughout the State.

Whether you're a mature age worker, a school leaver, a school student or someone looking for a career change, you can get started on your career journey with study or training in early childhood. Join the ECEC sector and make a difference to the lives of our littlest learners with the gift of literacy, numeracy and social skills.

Further information about teaching in early childhood is available from the ECEC website.

Teaching in TAFE

TAFE teachers deliver educational excellence by encouraging and mentoring students to help them succeed in their chosen industry.

In training and assessing students they have the opportunity to teach in a variety of locations across Queensland. Modes of delivery can include in the classroom or workplace, through distance or online learning or a combination of delivery modes using a variety of training tools and techniques.

Teachers also contribute to developing training packages in consultation with industry to ensure programs continue to meet contemporary workforce requirements.
To be eligible to become a TAFE teacher you must:

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