1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to students at pre-primary schools 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:

  • planning activities using a variety of materials and equipment designed to facilitate the development of motor skills and cooperative social skills
  • promoting language development through story telling, role play, songs, rhymes and informal discussions
  • observing students to evaluate progress and to detect signs of ill health, emotional disturbance and other disabilities
  • observing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students' progress
  • attending parent interviews, staff and committee meetings


This section contains the following subsection :
              2411-11 Pre-Primary School Teacher

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