1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, 2006  
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    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) / Intermediate School Teachers (NZ)
              UNIT GROUP 2414 Secondary School Teachers
              UNIT GROUP 2415 Special Education Teachers

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