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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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MINOR GROUP 241 SCHOOL TEACHERS


    SCHOOL TEACHERS educate students in early childhood (pre-primary), primary, middle or intermediate, secondary and special institutions by teaching a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum, and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this minor group 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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • selecting, preparing and presenting courses, teaching materials and lessons suited to the abilities of the students
    • correcting and assessing students' work
    • attending to the social, emotional, intellectual and physical wellbeing of students and maintaining acceptable standards of behaviour
    • assessing the abilities and level of achievement of students through direct observation and administering tests
    • discussing individual progress and problems with other professionals, parents and students
    • performing extra-curricular tasks such as assisting with sport, school concerts, excursions and special interest programs
    • supervising student teachers on placement
    • maintaining attendance and scholastic records, and school discipline



This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 2411 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers
          UNIT GROUP 2412 Primary School Teachers
          UNIT GROUP 2413 Middle School Teachers (Aus) or Intermediate School Teachers (NZ)
          UNIT GROUP 2414 Secondary School Teachers
          UNIT GROUP 2415 Special Education Teachers

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