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Please note this page refers to employment opportunities at the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). For information on finding work as a teacher, please refer to the following agencies

The VIT offers a supportive and inclusive working environment, plus an attractive remuneration package and flexible work options. Our team of diverse, high performing individuals are open, considerate, accountable and value each other and members of the teaching profession.

Every role within VIT provides for the safety and wellbeing of children; our work enables quality teaching and the best educational outcomes for young Victorians.

Current opportunities

All current opportunities to work with the team at VIT are listed on the CareersVIC website. Please refer to the individual job advertisements for guidance on how to apply.

Why work at VIT?

We pride ourselves on allowing our staff to grow to their full potential by offering new professional challenges and providing career growth opportunities.

We aim to be an employer of choice by building a healthy, positive and constructive culture. A positive culture supports staff to be successful in their roles and encourages collaboration and communication across the organisation.

We promote and encourage the Victorian Public Sector Employee’s Code of Conduct of responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect, leadership and human rights.


Our decisions are objective and based on merit. We assess each applicant’s skills, knowledge, attributes and qualifications objectively against the key selection criteria.

Fair, reasonable and equitable

We are fair, reasonable and equitable. We provide equal employment opportunities.


We comply with our privacy obligations during the recruitment and selection process.

Recruitment process

The VIT’s recruitment process may include

  • interview(s)
  • psychometric, personality or suitability assessment
  • work sample of job knowledge assessment
  • reference checking
  • criminal record and employment suitability checks.

Preferred applicants are subject to pre-employment screening that may include

  • submitting to a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check (NCCHC) that produces a satisfactory result
  • passing a Working with Children (WWC) assessment
  • verifying employment history
  • producing academic records and professional qualifications
  • evidencing residency status.

A successful applicant may also be required to complete a Conflict of Interest Declaration form, and may be subject to a probationary period.

Diversity and equal opportunity

The VIT is an inclusive organisation that promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment. Should you require support or modification to the recruitment process please contact us.


We collect personal information for the purposes of processing and consideration of an application for employment. We will use and disclose the information we collect only for these purposes.

Personal information is kept secure and confidential and managed in accordance with our legal obligations including those in the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, the Health Records Act 2001, and the Public Records Act 1973.

Please refer to our Privacy page for more information.