Teacher Registration - Victoria

Description

 

You are required to be registered as a teacher if you intend to teach in Victoria.

All school teachers and principals (who have previously been employed as a teacher) working in government and independent schools are required to be registered.

There is 5 registration types:

  • Full teacher registration is for those who undertake duties which include the delivery of an educational programme and who meet all qualification requirements.
  • Provisional teacher registration is for those who undertake duties of a fully registered teacher, yet do not meet the standard required of professional teachers.
  • Full early childhood teacher registration is for people who undertake duties as a pre-school or kindergarten teacher and who meet all the qualification requirements.
  • Provisional early childhood teacher registration is for people who undertake all duties of a fully registered early childhood teacher, yet do not meet the standard required of professional teachers.
  • Permission to teach is for people who do not meet the requirements of teacher registration but possess the appropriate skills and experience to teach. This permission is for those who are committed to becoming a member of the teaching profession and have made progress toward becoming a registered teacher.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for any of the registration categories, you will have to:

  • provide appropriate qualifications
  • provide a criminal record check which has been obtained through the Victorian Insitute of Teaching
  • provide evidence of english language competency.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Expiry

Full registration and early childhood registration must be annually renewed on 30 September each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $128.08

Initial registration (applicants with Victorian qualifications) / permission to teach. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $148.40

Initial registration (applicants with interstate or overseas qualifications) / permission to teach. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $22.36 Early childhood registration as a second registration. Fees for 2018-19.
Apply Licence All $95.55

Annual registration if paid by 30 September 2018. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Licence All $126.04

Annual registration if paid from 1 October to 31 December 2018. Fees for 2018-19.

General Miscellaneous All $54.89

Criminal record check. Fees for 2018-19.

Renew Duplicate Certificate All $22.36

Fees for 2018-19.

Act(s) name

Education and Training Reform Act 2006 Victoria

Additional information

If you hold a full registration but are unable to work there is an option to register as non-practising.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Disqualified persons or entities

You cannot apply for registration as a teacher within 5 years after receiving a negative notice under the Working with Children Act 2005.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Administering agency

Victorian Institute of Teaching

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Contact Officer

Victorian Institute of Teaching

Operating address: Level 9, 628 Bourke Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: PO Box 531, Collins Street West
Melbourne
Victoria 8007
Phone: 1300 888 067
Fax: 03 8601 5801
Email: vit@vit.vic.edu.au
Website: http://www.vit.vic.edu.au (Opens in new window)