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Careers and employment

Teacher education

Career options include a primary school teacher (kindergarten to year 6) or secondary school teacher (years 7-12) in a public or private school locally and internationally. Other options include a curriculum consultant, educational researcher or educator in a community setting such as a hospital, community or migrant education centre.

School of Education at UTS

What you will gain with a career in teacher education:

  • Contribute to the education and development of the next generation
  • Transportable skills in the areas of education, training, research and development
  • Work overseas, a teaching degree is accepted in some other nations
  • Interesting, challenging and rewarding work
  • Variety of work with children and adolescents
  • Good working conditions, holidays and a balanced lifestyle

A teacher education career will suit people who:

  • Are good communicators and like dealing with children and adolescents
  • Are creative thinkers and good problem solvers
  • Are motivated in helping others succeed
  • Are willing to continue learning throughout their career

TESOL and applied linguistics

Our courses in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) are designed enable graduates to work with migrants and Indigenous students across all levels of education. Graduates work in teaching English to speakers of other languages, educational consultancy, management, leadership, and research roles in the fields of TESOL or applied linguistics.

Master of Education - Learning and Leadership 

Our Master of Education degree provides professional development for educators wishing to extend their knowledge and skills to be at the forefront of learning and leadership in various fields of education.

Learning and Leadership