Starting a new role can be overwhelming. Here is some concise information to help you take those first steps of your journey.

There is a lot for you to learn as a new teacher. This page will help you find who and what you may need and help you settle in.

People who can help

Teaching and learning roles

Be sure to find out who holds the following positions in your school and faculty:

  • Associate Dean (Academic)
  • Head of School
  • School Director of Teaching and Learning (previously known as Chair of Teaching and Learning)
  • Chief Examiner
  • School Integrity Officer.

These roles have specific responsibilities described in the Teaching and learning roles and responsibilities policy.

Professional staff supporting teaching and learning

Faculties and schools have a range of professional staff to support your teaching, learning and assessment requirements. Most schools have staff to help with some of the administrative processes around teaching. All faculties and some schools have Learning Designers to help advise and co-design learning and assessment material. Your school and faculty may also have eLearning specialists or other specialist support staff too.

Find out who they are and how they can help you

The UQ Library has Faculty Service Librarians who can partner with you to develop impactful resources and experiences which support research and teaching and enable student learning.

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides a wide range of IT services to support you in your work. Visit IT support to browse IT solutions or to request assistance.

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Support resources you can access

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Professional development to get you started

View more teaching career development options

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 Ready to Teach Week

Twice a year, ITaLI puts together a program of online and in-person activities designed to help you prepare course materials for the upcoming semester.

Need help?

ITaLI offers personalised support services across various areas of teaching, learning, curriculum and assessment.