Jump to content
LostInCuba

Secondary Teacher Help

Recommended Posts

1 hour ago, wrussell said:

Do not take migration advice from a party who is not a registered migration agent.

I’ve had friends go through this company before. Some knew people that got placement after. I would ideally like a permanent visa but it seems to be tricky for teachers at the moment.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I could write a book about people who 'knew someone'.

Show me the visa grant!

  • Like 1

Westly Russell Registered Migration Agent 0316072 www.pinoyau.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, LostInCuba said:

I’ve had friends go through this company before. Some knew people that got placement after. I would ideally like a permanent visa but it seems to be tricky for teachers at the moment.

It has been tricky for some time. Some states are now requiring a job offer, and the fact is that there is NO way you're going to get a job offer unless you're already registered to teach and already in the country.   So I'd say the WHV is definitely your best chance.


Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 20/06/2020 at 23:06, Marisawright said:

It has been tricky for some time. Some states are now requiring a job offer, and the fact is that there is NO way you're going to get a job offer unless you're already registered to teach and already in the country.   So I'd say the WHV is definitely your best chance.

That seems to be what I am going towards. I have a question, if I am living in say Brisbane for example on my working holiday visa but I decide to apply for a 491 visa while I am there, am I allowed to do this since I am not living in a regional area of Australia. I know that if I get approved for the visa I would need to move to the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast for example but I am unsure if I have to already be living there when I apply? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 20/06/2020 at 23:06, Marisawright said:

It has been tricky for some time. Some states are now requiring a job offer, and the fact is that there is NO way you're going to get a job offer unless you're already registered to teach and already in the country.   So I'd say the WHV is definitely your best chance.

Marisawright: I have applied to the Queensland College of Teachers from the United States. I am a secondary Math teacher. If I am successful in my registration, here is my question for you.

In reference to your post which I quoted above, do you feel math is an area in Queensland where there could be enough demand to make an offer to a teacher offshore and agree to sponsor under the TSS 482?

In the media, there are articles that refer to math as a shortage area and even mention that Australian schools do recruit teachers from overseas so I get confused because I have read both perspectives.

Anyway...any insight would be appreciated. I can always enter the country as a university student and complete another degree but it is an additional and very huge expense to take the university route.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, westwoodwizard said:

Marisawright: I have applied to the Queensland College of Teachers from the United States. I am a secondary Math teacher. If I am successful in my registration, here is my question for you.

In reference to your post which I quoted above, do you feel math is an area in Queensland where there could be enough demand to make an offer to a teacher offshore and agree to sponsor under the TSS 482?

In the media, there are articles that refer to math as a shortage area and even mention that Australian schools do recruit teachers from overseas so I get confused because I have read both perspectives.

Anyway...any insight would be appreciated. I can always enter the country as a university student and complete another degree but it is an additional and very huge expense to take the university route.

Currently, temporary visa holders can’t enter the country and that is likely to be the case until mid 2021. Public schools do not sponsor 482. You would have to target private schools directly but as I said, no point until it’s possible to enter the country 


Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

In 1992 I saw a notice in an overseas mission that Australia was sponsoring mathematics teachers. I am an Australian citizen by birth (5th generation) and at the time I held BA (statistics) BSc (science) PhD (QED) BEd (mathematics curriculum studies) and I had 5+ years of satisfactory secondary teaching experience in Australia. I wen to the (then) Commonwealth Employment Service in Sydney and let them know I was prepared to go anywhere in Australia and I was told:

 We do not manage teachers. Contact an Education Department.

Dont' believe everything you see written on embassy walls .

Fill out the first page of this form and I shall put you on benefits.

It might be a good idea to contact Cath Ed, unless you are a born again atheist. Best of luck with whatever you decide to do.

 

Edited by wrussell
typo

Westly Russell Registered Migration Agent 0316072 www.pinoyau.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
6 hours ago, westwoodwizard said:

Marisawright: I have applied to the Queensland College of Teachers from the United States. I am a secondary Math teacher. If I am successful in my registration, here is my question for you.

In reference to your post which I quoted above, do you feel math is an area in Queensland where there could be enough demand to make an offer to a teacher offshore and agree to sponsor under the TSS 482?

I wonder why you would go for a 482 visa.  It's only a temporary visa with the possibility that you might, if your employer is willing and if the rules haven't changed, be able to apply for the possibility of gaining a permanent visa.   Its predecessor, the 457, used to be popular as a pathway to permanent residence years ago, but even then there was a high failure right - now, I would not recommend you try it, especially as a teacher.  There's a good chance that by the time you were eligible to apply for a permanent visa, teachers wouldn't even be on the list of eligible occupations.


Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 03/07/2020 at 08:04, Marisawright said:

Currently, temporary visa holders can’t enter the country and that is likely to be the case until mid 2021. Public schools do not sponsor 482. You would have to target private schools directly but as I said, no point until it’s possible to enter the country 

I’m in a public school on a 482 visa. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
50 minutes ago, Lambert said:

I’m in a public school on a 482 visa. 

Did you apply from overseas or how did you manage it?


Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, Marisawright said:

Did you apply from overseas or how did you manage it?

Yeah applied from overseas directly with the Education Queensland. They do promise you the world and when you get here take it all back though 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×