1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2492-11 English as a Second Language Teacher

Teaches special classes in English to students whose first language is not English.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • diagnoses and assesses the extent of language difficulties in students whose first language is a language other than English
  • provides assistance to regular classroom teachers by designing special teaching programs for students with English language difficulties
  • teaches students individually and in small groups out of the regular classroom, or by assisting students within normal classroom settings
  • teaches students in basic or advanced English language skills
  • may provide advice concerning the community services available to assist students with English language difficulties

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