Lead-Up Experience Application

Thank you for your interest in Teach For Australia's Lead-Up Experience. If accepted into this program, you'll be given a unique opportunity to develop vital career and leadership skills, and to more deeply understand how and why to create positive social change. From everyone at Teach For Australia, we wish you all the best with your application.

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Contact Information
The State or Territory where you live.
Information about your Education and Background
Eligibility - Important Note

Participation in our program is based upon the eligibility criteria listed above. You have selected  that you are not eligible for at least one of them. Please email us before continuing your application so we can advise on how to proceed at apply@teachforaustralia.org

Great work! Thank you for sharing your contact and eligibility information with us. 

Before moving on with your application, please note that we'll ask for a copy of your most recent academic transcripts or study plans. These do not need to be official transcripts, but please have them handy. You will be required to upload these (ideally in PDF or Word format) before you can submit your application.
Academic Qualifications
Please provide information about your most recent (or current) degree. 
Which university did you (or do you expect to) graduate from?
Please select your degree specialisation.
What year did you most recently graduate (or do you expect to) from university?
If applicable, tell us about any extenuating circumstances relating to your grades.
Academic Transcript or Study Plan
Please upload a copy of your academic transcript or a study plan. These do not need to be official transcripts. You must upload at least one document and we will accept a maximum of two.
Thank you for answering the eligibility questions and academic qualifications. The remaining three questions will assess the mindsets that we believe will lay the groundwork for you to become an impactful leader. You can read about our eight competencies here
Commitment to Mission
Are you eager to bring about change and make a difference in the lives of all Australians? We are looking for applicants who want to learn more about the impact education can make in the lives of Australians. Click here to learn more about our vision & mission. 

Leadership and Achievement
Are you outcomes driven? Do you aim to make a positive impact? We are looking for applicants who show leadership potential. That potential can be shown in a wide variety of fields--not just in education. 

Learning and Self Evaluation
Are you driven to succeed? Are you open to learning from others and do you seek out opportunities to do so? Do you take ownership for development with regards to your own performance? We are looking for applicants who constantly reflect on their practice and are driven to improve. 

Cultural and Other Needs Adjustment
At Teach For Australia we know that great leaders come from all walks of life and that people with a variety of experiences and abilities are needed to create a community of truly impactful leaders. We want to welcome everyone.

Your Application is Ready to Review
Thank you for taking the time to complete your application for Teach For Australia's Lead-Up Experience. 

On the next and final page of this application form you will be able to review your answers before submitting your application. (If you are not ready to submit, save your progress now and resume later).

If you have any questions in the meantime, don't hesitate to get in touch with us at apply@teachforaustralia.org.

Best of luck!