Contact us

Check the list below to direct your enquiry to relevant team:

Applying to teach through the GRP:

Email grp@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 300 498

Obtaining approval to teach in NSW public schools:

Email: teacherapprovals@det.nsw.edu.au
Email (additional approvals): additional.approval@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 300 498

Obtaining additional approval to teach:

Email: additional.approval@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 300 498

Registering as a casual teacher through Casual.Direct 

Email: Casual.Direct@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 660 338

Staffing permanent and temporary teachers in NSW public schools:

Email: schoolrecruitment@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 939 742

Payroll, leave and other related services for current employees:

HR Shared Service Centre, Newcastle, for teachers in:
  • Northern Sydney
  • Western Sydney (Parramatta to Blue Mountains)
  • Central coast
  • Hunter
  • North coast
  • New England

Email: HRSSC.Newcastle@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 338 001 
Postal address: PO Box 86 NEWCASTLE NSW 2300.

HR Shared Service Centre, Wollongong, for teachers in:
  • Sydney (central, inner western, southern and south western)
  • Illawarra
  • South coast
  • Riverina
  • Central west NSW
  • Western NSW.

Email: HRSSC.Wollongong@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 338 002 
Postal address: Locked Bag 7012 WOLLONGONG EAST NSW 2520

HR Shared Service Centre, Bathurst, for all non-teaching staff in schools:

Phone: 1300 338 003 
Email: HRSSC.Bathurst@det.nsw.edu.au

Aboriginal employment and career initiatives:

Email: aboriginal.employment@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 02 9836 9103

Scholarships, cadetships and internships for future teachers:

Email: scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 301 435

Beyond the Line – Rural and Beyond the Bridge for current teacher education students:

Email: exploreyourfuture@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 300 498

Sponsored training programs for current teachers:

Email: sponsoredtraining@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 02 9836 9820

Rural and international exchange for current teachers:

Email: corporate.exchangeprograms@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 02 4224 9085

Premier's Teacher Scholarships for current teachers:

Email: awards@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 02 9836 9032 or 02 9836 9169

General enquiries about teaching as a career and teach.NSW presence at events/careers expos:

Email: teachnsw@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 300 498

teach.NSW is based at the department's Blacktown State Office:

22 Main Street
Blacktown NSW 2148 

Locked Bag 3003
Blacktown NSW 2148