Work opportunities

There are many job vacancy websites. Links to examples of popular general job vacancy websites appear below. Short-term contracts and temporary work assignments are a reality for many. Relief teaching is a temporary work arrangement that is familiar to all schools and teachers.

General job vacancies





Searching job vacancy websites is only one way of finding employment. Employers use many recruitment methods to hire new staff. Networking and placing yourself in situations where you may be exposed to employment opportunities should not be ignored. Indeed these are very important job search strategies.

The Australian Government Department of Employment regularly surveys large numbers of Australian employers. A summary of some recent survey results can be found in the recruitment analysis section of the labour market information portal.

Specialist Job Boards

Catholic Jobs Online This jobs board attracts Catholic and Christian employers and applicants from across Australia. Vacancies are in a broad range of job categories. Unique to this site are vacancies in ministry and pastoral care and youth ministry.

Relief teaching

For comprehensive information on casual relief teaching in Australia and for links to a wide variety of teacher resources see the Casual and Relief Teaching Resource Guide

Register for Relief Teaching Opportunities

Tap for Teacher is a web and smartphone resource that connects relief teachers to schools and schools to available relief teachers. Registration is free for teachers. As a teacher, Tap for Teacher enables you to manage your teaching profile, update your availability, and receive offers from schools, respond to offers from schools, check your bookings and even receive classroom instructions. For schools, Tap for Teachers allows schools to quickly locate available relief staff with just a few taps of the app.