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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 4221 EDUCATION AIDES


    EDUCATION AIDES perform non-teaching duties to assist teaching staff in schools, provide care and supervision for children in preschools, and provide assistance to Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their teachers.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • demonstrating, supervising and participating in activities which enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children in schools and preschool centres
    • preparing indoor and outdoor areas for learning and recreational activities
    • assisting children with intellectual, physical and behavioural difficulties with their academic studies
    • assisting children individually to learn social skills
    • assisting with preparing teaching aids, and copying and collating written and printed material
    • distributing and collecting lesson material
    • providing assistance to small groups of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students
    • providing home-school liaison and counselling for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their families

    Occupations:
      422111 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker
      422112 Integration Aide
      422113 Kaiawhina Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Assistant)
      422114 Kaiawhina Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium School Assistant)
      422115 Preschool Aide
      422116 Teachers' Aide

422111 ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER EDUCATION WORKER

    Assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their education, provides feedback to parents or guardians and teachers about students' progress, and liaises with educational bodies, government agencies and committees.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Aboriginal Education Worker Coordinator
      Aboriginal Home-School Liaison Officer

422112 INTEGRATION AIDE

    Assists children with developmental disabilities in mainstream schools.

    Skill Level: 4


422113 KAIAWHINA KOHANGA REO (MAORI LANGUAGE NEST ASSISTANT)

    Assists Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teachers) with teaching duties and activities in the Maori language for children at pre-primary or early childhood level with emphasis given to Tikanga Maori (Maori custom).

    Skill Level: 4


422114 KAIAWHINA KURA KAUPAPA MAORI (MAORI-MEDIUM SCHOOL ASSISTANT)

    Assists Kaiako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Teachers) with teaching duties and activities in the Maori language for children at primary school level with emphasis given to Tikanga Maori (Maori custom).

    Skill Level: 4


422115 PRESCHOOL AIDE

    Provides care and supervision for children at preschool centres under the direction of Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisation:

      Kindergarten Assistant

422116 TEACHERS' AIDE

    Assists teaching staff in preparing teaching materials and with general classroom tasks.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      School Services Officer
      Student Liaison Officer
      Teachers' Assistant


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