1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 2412 PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS


    PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS teach a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      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.

    Tasks Include:

    • 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
    • supervising student teachers on placement

    Occupations:
      241211 Kaiako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Teacher)
      241212 Pouako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Senior Teacher)
      241213 Primary School Teacher

241211 KAIAKO KURA KAUPAPA MAORI (MAORI-MEDIUM PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER)

    Teaches and coordinates curriculum activities in the Maori language for children at primary school level.

    Skill Level: 1


241212 POUAKO KURA KAUPAPA MAORI (MAORI-MEDIUM PRIMARY SCHOOL SENIOR TEACHER)

    Teaches and coordinates curriculum activities in the Maori language for students at primary school level. This is a senior level teaching position.

    Skill Level: 1


241213 PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER

    Teaches and coordinates a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisation:

      Primary School Teacher-Librarian


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