TAFE Queensland teachers deliver educational excellence. They encourage and mentor our students to help them succeed in their chosen industry.

Becoming a teacher at TAFE Queensland will give you the opportunity to teach in a variety of locations across Queensland. With our flexible delivery options, training doesn't only happen in the classroom. It may also take place in workplaces, virtual classrooms, online, and in our industry-standard training facilities including restaurants, simulators, salons, and more. 


Eligibility conditions

To be eligible to become a TAFE Queensland teacher you must:

  • Be able to demonstrate vocational competency at least to the level of the training package being delivered,
  • Have current industry skills relevant to the teaching position, and
  • Hold one of the following qualifications:
    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) plus TAEASS502 and TAELLN411,
    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116),
    • Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, or
    • A higher level qualification in adult education

If you would like to register your interest in becoming a TAFE Queensland teacher, you can do so via our online form below. 

Register your interest 


Meet our teachers

Greater Brisbane

Designing her dream career change

When Ness Norimi decided to change her career she did it the hard way: putting on a nail bag at 35 and completing a carpentry apprenticeship while studying advanced building at night. She was 45kg and 5 foot 1, and definitely stood out on the job site.

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Tracy gets a Canadian lesson in community development

Community Services Teacher Tracy Galaud recently swapped her Sunshine Coast classroom for a college in Canada, leading a group of eight community services students from around the state on a 10-day study tour of Toronto. 

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Sharan Berry-Doyle hairdressing teacher

Sharan's on the cutting edge

Sharan Berry-Doyle has been a hairdressing teacher at TAFE Queensland for more than 18 years. She went from hairdressing apprentice to Leading Vocational Hairdressing Teacher and now helps others follow their dreams.

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Marcus Johnson in full-equipped gym in Mooloolaba
Sunshine Coast

Shaping the future of fitness

After beginning his fitness career as a student at TAFE Queensland, Marcus Johnson is now helping others do the same by supporting students as a fitness teacher.

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A lifetime spent working with wildlife

“As I started progressing my career in the zoological industry, I came to recognise just how much I enjoyed training and mentoring new staff and volunteers."

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Sunshine Coast

Pav strikes a chord with local youth

Fifteen years ago, Pav Cosmatos swapped a chef’s apron for a career helping vulnerable youth achieve their full potential. Now he’s ensuring the next generation of youth workers are there to meet Australia’s growing demands.

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