Register as a COVID support teacher

Register as a COVID support teacher by downloading our ClassTime App and join our team of committed, compassionate teachers.

Teach your preferred year groups and the days that suit you.

ClassTime schools include

ClassTime Partners

ClassTime partners with education and community organisations to improve student learning.

Frequently asked questions

Q: How do I apply to be a COVID support teacher?

A: Please download the ClassTime app and register as a teacher.

Q: Do I need to be a fully qualified NESA accredited teacher or teaching assistant to apply?

A: Yes you need to be a fully qualified NESA accredited teacher or teaching assistant to apply.

Q: Do I need a WWCN?

A: All Teachers and Teaching Assistants must hold a valid Working With Children Check Number. Information on how to obtain a Working With Children Check Number can be obtained through the Office of the Children’s Guardian website :

Q: When can I apply?

A: Teachers with current approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education can apply immediately.

Q: How long will it take for me to find out if my application is successful?

A: Each application will be different and will depend on volumes, time to get various clearances and complete checks, so the time it takes to respond may vary significantly.

Once we have received and assessed your application you will be informed of the outcome by the ClassTime team. We aim to let you know by the end of January 2021.

Roles will commence during Term 1 with the first small group tutoring sessions commencing in February 2021.

Q: Am I guaranteed work if my application is successful?

A: No. Having your application approved will allow for your name to be listed in the ClassTime talent pool that is available to school principals to select the most suitable candidates to fill specific roles. ClassTime cannot guarantee there will be a suitable role available for you.

Q: What is the rate of pay?

A: Teachers will be paid in accordance with the rates contained in the Teachers Award.

Q: I am already a permanent teacher, can I join the scheme and how does this contribute to my leave entitlements?

A: The work after hours will not contribute to your leave entitlements as a permanent or temporary teacher. The rates of pay for this work are casual rates and include a loading in lieu of leave entitlements.

Q: How will schools be aware of my availability?

A: When registering with ClassTime you will be required to create a profile that shows your availability. Schools will have access to ClassTime allowing principals to see who is willing and available to provide small group tuition services in their school.

Q: I am a qualified teacher from overseas or interstate, can I get involved in this program?

A: In order to be a teacher in NSW you must have accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). If you wish to work on this program in the capacity of a teacher then you should go to the NESA website and assess your eligibility to gain accreditation.

Q: How many hours will I be booked for?

A: This will be at the discretion of the school.You can be booked for full days, half days or by the hour.

Q: What do I do if I need to cancel a booking?

A: Please firstly cancel the job in the app. Then immediately call or text message the ClassTime team and let them know that you have had to cancel your teaching day. It is important to inform the ClassTime team so we can help the school find another teacher quickly.

How ClassTime works

Step 1

Download the app

Download the ClassTime app. It is free and easy to navigate through the set-up process.

Step 2

Setup your profile

The app will prompt you through a series of steps to set up your profile information, including your Working With Children Check number, your Teacher Accreditation Number (TAN) and your availability. You will need to upload a profile picture, Working With Children Number, qualifications and contactable referees.

Step 3

Book an interview

Once you have downloaded the app and set up your profile, you will be invited to book an interview time. This is an opportunity for you to tell us about your teaching experiences, future goals as well as learn more about ClassTime and our community of child care workers, teaching assistants and teachers.

Step 4
Checks and verifications

Following your interview, our ClassTime office team will verify your documents and contact your referees. Once we have received and assessed your application you will be informed of the outcome by the ClassTime team.

Step 5
Welcome to the ClassTime Team!

If your application is successful you will be contacted by the ClassTime team and your app will be set to active. You will then be able to accept casual teaching jobs through the ClassTime app.

Why teach with ClassTime


Teach on the days that suit you and choose to teach either full days or half days.


Free to join. Track your bookings and booking history. Accept jobs easily anytime, anywhere.


We look forward to welcoming you to our ClassTime community.

What our teachers say about ClassTime

ClassTime is a fast and effective method of sourcing casual work for any teacher who needs it. When I became  qualified I used ClassTime regularly and the team supplied me with consistent job requests from different schools. To add to this team leaders provide effective feedback and communication from the schools regarding next steps.



ClassTime is just what we needed. A fantastic platform seamlessly connecting casual teachers to independent schools- Simple to use, timely and effective. It’s a joy to be part of this growing community.



ClassTime was a welcomed surprise last year. They were so supportive and friendly. ClassTime introduced me to so many casual teachers that I became good friends with through social events they ran. I couldn’t more highly recommend a teaching agency.



More than a platform for teachers

When you become a ClassTime teacher we invite you to become a TutorTime tutor.

Visit our website to become a valued member of our community.

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Have questions or need help?

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