Sponsored Training Education Program

Sponsored Training Education Program

UP TO $10,000


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Approved teachers, you could get paid while you study full-time or part-time to become a teacher of a high-demand subject area or specialist teacher and be guaranteed a permanent position in a NSW public school with the Sponsored Training Education Program (STEP).

STEP recipients get:

  • up to $10,000 for one year of full-time study (paid pro-rata for part-time study)
  • up to eight days study leave per year (12 months) of full time study
  • $3,000 study completion grant
  • a permanent teaching position in a NSW public school in an agreed location, on completion of studies.
  • (if relocating to an area of staffing need and eligible for Transferred Officers Compensation) $3,000 appointment allowance.

Find out if STEP could support you in acquiring additional competencies in one of these high-demand subject areas or specialist teaching areas:

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Hear from some STEP recipients about how they've benefited from the program.

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Contact our sponsored training team via sponsoredtraining@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 300 634.