1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2413-11 Secondary School Teacher

Teaches one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school students and promotes students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

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

Tasks Include:

  • presents subject matter using a range of teaching techniques and materials
  • prepares, administers and marks tests, projects and assignments to evaluate students' progress, and records the results
  • discusses individual progress and problems with students and parents and seeks advice from student counsellors or senior teachers
  • maintains discipline in classrooms and other school areas
  • participates in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
  • liaises with parent, community and business groups
  • maintains class and scholastic records
  • supervises student teachers on placement
  • may coordinate teaching in a particular subject area
  • may assist with sporting activities and excursions

Secondary School Teacher-Librarian

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