If you are a registered teacher or a person authorised to teach you are legally required under the Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Act 2004 (the Act) to notify the Board of certain changes in your circumstances.

Legal 

You must notify the Board, within 14 days after being committed to trial or being found guilty of a sexual or other notifiable offence. You must notify the Board if you are charged with a sexual offence or other notifiable offence, and again if you are found guilty of a sexual offence or other notifiable offence. This applies to any sexual or notifiable offence that has occurred in any location, including overseas. Your obligation includes notifying the Board of charges for convictions that are not recorded.

Change of personal details

You must notify the Board, within 90 days, of changes to your personal details, including your:

  • Name
  • Residential address
  • Telephone numbers
  • Email address
  • Business address where you are teaching
  • Any mental or physical impairment, including substance abuse or dependence, that may affect your eligibility for registration as a teacher.

To change your personal details or school employer details please log on to your TRB on-line services.

Use the Notification of Change of Name Form DOCX l Notification of Change of Name Form PDF to advise the Board of a change of name. A certified copy of the relevant document (e.g. marriage certificate) is required.

Further information can be found in Fact Sheet: Notifications by Teachers

What are teacher notification obligations? 

You must notify the Board of: 
•    If another registration authority suspends, cancels, disqualifies, refuses, or imposes conditions on your registration. 
•    If you are charged with a sexual offence or other notifiable offence. 
•    If you cease to hold a valid Ochre Card 
•    Changes to your employment address. 
    
•    Changes to your personal details. 
•    If your qualifications are withdrawn. 
•    If you or your employer is ordered to pay damages or compensation in civil proceedings related to your teaching practice, or arising from events that occurred while the person was engaged in teaching.