Guaranteed Teacher Employment Program

Adventist Schools Australia (ASA) is partnering with Avondale College of Higher Education to offer a guaranteed employment opportunity. This is referred to as the Guaranteed Teacher Employment Program (GTEP).

It is available to students enrolled at Avondale College of Higher Education in one of the below courses:

  • Master of Teaching (Primary)
  • Master of Teaching (Secondary)

This is an excellent opportunity for people who want:

  • A guaranteed job offer;
  • To upskill;
  • To change careers;
  • To study via distance education/online;
  • To work in the Seventh-day Adventist school system;
  • To have security of a teaching job once graduated.

Some of the main criteria are listed below. Please note that this is not an extensive list. For full terms and conditions, and to apply, click here

Applicants for the Guaranteed Teacher Employment Program must:

  • Be a permanent Australian resident;
  • Demonstrate authentic practical Christian faith and involvement at local church level and provide two referees, one of which must be their church pastor;
  • Maintain ongoing enrolment in the course approved for this program;
  • Be willing to be interviewed as part of the selection process;
  • Demonstrate competence in meeting professional experience requirements;
  • Meet Working With Children and other legal requirements;
  • Demonstrate a willingness to accept employment in a range of locations.

To maintain a position in the program, applicants must:

  • Achieve at least a Credit grade for all professional experience placements;
  • Minimum GPA of 5 required;
  • Must not have any substantiated disciplinary incidents during student years;
  • Must not defer the agreed study program without approval from the ASA Education Scholarship Committee as student deferrals can impact employment availability. Requests for deferral will only be considered for unforeseen emergencies.
  • Must satisfactorily graduate from the Master of Teaching course.

Through the duration of the Master of Teaching course, ASA will request details about the student’s performance to validate their ongoing progress in the Guaranteed teacher employment program.

Avondale Student Administration Services
Phone: 02 4980 2377


Enquiries regarding the ASA Master of Teaching Guaranteed Employment Program should be directed to:

Dr Daryl Murdoch, National Director
Adventist Schools Australia
PO Box 4368

Phone: 03 9871 7518
Facsimile: 03 9870 7715



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