1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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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.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • teaching literacy, numeracy, social science, creative expression and physical education skills to primary school students
  • developing students' interests, abilities and coordination by way of creative activities
  • presenting subject matter using a range of teaching techniques and materials
  • guiding discussions and supervising work in class
  • testing and evaluating students for individual progress in written and oral work
  • discussing students' progress and social, behavioural, and learning problems with parents and school counsellors


This section contains the following subsection :
              2412-11 Primary School Teacher

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