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Working in DECD

The department offers roles in overseeing and providing childhood and family care and services, and leading and managing South Australia’s education system.

A wide range of career opportunities are available in a number of areas, from teaching to ancillary support roles to child and youth worker positions.

Working for the department will give you the chance to develop skills and networks and participate in the education, care, and wellbeing of children and young people throughout the state.

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Teaching vacancies

Find out how you can turn good students into great students by becoming a teacher with the department.

Work in child protection

Learn how you could protect South Australia’s most vulnerable children and families by working with Families SA.

Support staff

Support children as a School Services Officer, Early Childhood Worker or Aboriginal Community Education Officer.