New year, new career? $60,000 available to support mid-career change to secondary teaching

23 DECEMBER 2021

New year, new career? $60,000 available to support mid-career change to secondary teaching

Charles Sturt is one of four universities as part of the Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program, offering people with an undergraduate degree to pursue a career in secondary teaching, supported by Teach NSW.

  • Charles Sturt is part of the Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program offered by Teach NSW
  • The program is open to support people with an undergraduate degree in an area other than teaching to transition to secondary teaching
  • Teaching Areas include Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Technology and Applied Studies
  • Applications to Teach NSW close Thursday 20 January 2022

Charles Sturt University is giving people the chance to change their future by being part of the Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program.

The Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program has up to 50 positions available for people with an undergraduate degree working as industry professionals and teaching academics to transition into secondary teaching.

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a two-year online study teaching degree with a focus on Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Technology and Applied Studies (TAS).

Of the four universities offering the program, Charles Sturt is the only university offering to complete all course work study online.

Participants will be provided with a one-off $30,000 training allowance, a guaranteed permanent position in a NSW public school after graduation and a $30,000 study completion bonus phased over the first three years of employment in a NSW public school.

This program is suited to applicants with a design background in architecture, computing studies, fashion design, graphic design, industrial design, multimedia, interior design and landscape design or applicants with a background in information technology, agriculture, engineering or food/nutrition.

Course Director in the Charles Sturt School of Education Ms Melanie Sugumaran said “this is a great opportunity for those looking for a career change that will allow them to make a difference in their community”.

“Charles Sturt University is proud to be one of four universities offering people the chance to further their education and to help meet the needs in the secondary teaching industry.

“The University has established relationships with schools in regional and remote areas and is excited to play a part in training qualified and career-ready graduates to teach in those schools.”

“This program offers participants flexibility to change their career while studying online and guarantees employment.”

Applications for the Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program close on Thursday 20 January 2022.

To find out more about the course, visit the Master of Teaching (Secondary) webpage on the Charles Sturt website.

Media Note:

To arrange interviews with Ms Melanie Sugumaran, contact Nicole Barlow at Charles Sturt Media on 0429 217 026 or news@csu.edu.au


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