Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 24 - Education Professionals | Minor Group: 241 - School Teachers | Unit Group: 2412 - Primary School Teachers
Description: Teaches and coordinates a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Primary School Teacher-Librarian
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
UNIT GROUP 2412: PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS
Description: Teach a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing may be required.
teaching literacy, numeracy, social science, creative expression and physical education skills to primary school students
presenting prescribed curriculum using a range of teaching techniques and materials
developing students' interests, abilities and coordination by way of creative activities
guiding discussions and supervising work in class
preparing, administering and marking tests, projects and assignments to evaluate students' progress and recording the results
discussing individual progress and problems with students and parents, and seeking advice from Student Counsellors and senior teachers
maintaining discipline in classrooms and other school areas
participating in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
liaising with parent, community and business groups
maintaining class and scholastic records
performing extra-curricular tasks such as assisting with sport, school concerts, excursions and special interest programs