Faculty of Arts and Education

School of Education

Where do our graduates go?

Deakin teaching graduates are equipped to pursue a range of career opportunities, in the classroom and beyond.

 

Primary teaching

  • Australian and overseas primary schools from Prep to Grade 6
  • government departments, human resource management, private academies and agencies

Secondary teaching

  • junior secondary to VCE level in Australian and overseas schools
  • government departments, human resource management, private academies and agencies. Combined teaching courses also prepare you to take up positions in areas relating to the second degree
  • teaching/arts: community and youth performance companies, private academies and agencies, community arts offices, government and private industries and services
  • teaching/science: conservation, agriculture, public health, science communication, and multimedia

Physical education

  • junior secondary to VCE level in Australian and overseas schools
  • sports, recreation and fitness industries, government departments

Primary and secondary

  • primary and secondary schools: graduates are in particular demand across the many schools that require staff to teach in the junior and senior levels

Education (applied learning)

  • secondary teacher in Australia and overseas
  • TAFE and Adult and Community Education (ACE)
  • youth support agencies, group training companies, new apprenticeship centres, employment support agencies, career and vocational counselling

Early childhood education

  • the range of early childhood education settings, such as preschools, family day care, hospitals and kindergartens

Deakin graduate employers

Recent Deakin teaching graduates have been employed by a broad range of organisations, some of which are listed below:

 

Metropolitan

  • Avila College
  • Haileybury College
  • Hallam Valley Primary School
  • Mont Albert Primary School
  • Oakleigh Greek Orthodox (Prep–12)
  • Roberts McCubbin Primary School

Regional

  • Benalla College
  • Rainbow Secondary College
  • Swifts Creek Primary School
  • Traralgon College
  • Warrnambool East Primary School

Interstate

  • Karmilda College, Darwin
  • Tennison Woods College, Mt Gambier

Overseas

  • Craigmount High School, Edinburgh
  • Thurrock Primary School, UK

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

1st June 2008