Are you about to enter your final year of teacher education at UTAS?

If you are, now is the time to start thinking about your future and how you will launch your teaching career.

If you want to join a new generation of teaching professionals in Tasmania’s Government schools, the Teacher Intern Placement Programme is for you!

It is an exciting opportunity for selected student teachers, with suitable academic, personal and professional aptitude to become an accomplished teacher, with a valuable start to their teaching career.

What will I receive?

Successful applicants are provided with a number of unique financial incentives and access to a range of support including:

The Programme is designed to provide student teachers with the option of an alternative final year of study which will help better prepare you for work in our Government schools.

This important initiative aims to attract passionate and enthusiastic teaching graduates to Tasmania’s Government education system. It is a key investment in supporting and developing a new generation of proficient and accomplished classroom teachers.

Am I eligible?

The Teacher Intern Placement Programme is open to students who are on course to graduate, in the year of their internship, with their first education qualification.

Successful candidates are students who:

For additional information and to apply, please visit the Department's Professional Learning Institute's website at

All information requested and supplied will be used to process applications and select successful applicants.

Your information will not be disclosed without your consent or unless authorised by law.

If you find that any part of the application process does not meet your accessibility needs, please email

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions before you begin