What are my obligations as a registered teacher?

​As a registered teacher, you have certain obligations.

You need to:

Regulation 27A of the Teacher Registration (General) Regulations 2012 requires a teacher to give written notice to the Board of any changes to the following:

-  a teacher's name, as recorded in the Register of Teachers;
-  a teacher's postal address (since last provided to the Board when applying for registration or renewal of registration);
- a teacher's email address (since last provided to the Board when applying for registration or renewal of registration)

A teacher must give written notice of the change no later than 30 days after the change occurs.  Note that a fine of $1,000 for failure to comply with the requirement applies.

As part of an application for registration or when applying to renew registration, a teacher will be requested to provide written consent for the Board to obtain a criminal record check in respect of the teacher. Each application form contains a declaration to this effect.

In addition, at any time during a teacher's period of registration, the Board may request consent from a teacher to obtain a criminal record check. Failure to comply may result in cancellation of registration.

  • comply with any conditions placed on your registration

As part of an application for registration or when applying to renewal registration, a teacher will be asked a series of questions to determine if they are a fit and proper person to be registered.

    • comply with the requirements under the Teacher Registration Act 2012 to notify (in writing) the TRBWA when certain events occur:
  • comply with all legal requirements for your category of registration.​​​​​​
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