Recognise a teacher aide who is making a significant difference at your school by nominating them for the
Australian Teacher Aide of the Year Award
How to apply
Complete the online form below and attach your nomination in PDF format.
In 500 words or less, address the four (4) criteria below. Ensure examples of practice for each criteria are included.
Positive impact on student learning and achievement (e.g. supporting student learning; working with students with diverse needs; contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education; demonstrated skills in specific curriculum area; involvement in community and extra-curricular activities)
Contribution to student wellbeing
Collaboration with colleagues
Continuous improvement through professional development and training
Who can apply?
This award is open to teacher aides currently employed at an Australian school.
Nominations can only be submitted by a staff member employed at the school.
Terms and conditions
Successful nominations will be published on the Australian Teacher Aide (ATA) website, in TA Talk, the ATA newsletter and on social media. ATA may also use nomination information for other promotional purposes. All finalists will be required to provide their photo to ATA.
The awards will be judged by a selection panel. Panellists include, but are not limited to, a representative from State schools, Independent schools, Catholic schools, and Australian Teacher Aide. Panellists are not eligible to make a nomination. The decision of the panel will be final.