Teacher Registration - Northern Territory

Description

Only persons who are registered under the Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Act may be employed to teach in Northern Territory schools.

The Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory (???the Board") assesses each applicant's qualifications, competence to teach and if the person is a fit and proper person to teach, to determine eligibility for registration or the granting of authorisation to employ.

Under the Mutual Recognition (Northern Territory) Act 1992 and the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 (Cth), teachers registered with another registration authority in Australia or New Zealand are eligible to register in the Northern Territory provided they complete the application form, pay the requisite fee and provide a certified copy of their current interstate/New Zealand registration certificate and proof of identity.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Under legislation the minimum requirement for teacher registration in the Northern Territory is a four-year teaching qualification or equivalent.

Duration

Various.

Fees

Variable. Please confirm at time of application

Act(s) name

Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Act 2004 NT

Regulation(s) name

Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Regulations 2010 NT

Additional information

The documentary evidence required to accompany your application includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • certified copy of birth certificate/extract of birth certificate or passport;
  • certified copies of documentary evidence of all names and name changes (if applicable);
  • certified evidence of teaching qualifications, including complete academic transcripts;
  • original results of a criminal history record check conducted within 3 months of date of application submission;

Administering agency

Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Inquiries

Operating address: 2nd Floor, Harbour View Plaza
8 McMinn Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 1675
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1800110302
Phone: 0889449388
Fax: 0889994195
Email: trb@nt.gov.au
Website: http://www.trb.nt.gov.au (Opens in new window)