1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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MINOR GROUP 241

SCHOOL TEACHERS

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

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by School Teachers typically 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 well-being of students and maintaining acceptable standards of behaviour; assessing the abilities and level of achievement of students through direct observation and administering tests; and discussing individual progress and problems with other professionals, parents and students.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:



This section contains the following subsection :
            2411 Pre-Primary School Teachers
            2412 Primary School Teachers
            2413 Secondary School Teachers
            2414 Special Education Teachers

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