Sub-major Group

24 Education Professionals

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ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
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24 Education Professionals

Education Professionals educate students in early childhood (pre-primary), primary, middle or intermediate, secondary, tertiary, private and special education institutions by teaching one or more subjects; research and develop curricula and teaching materials; and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • delivering prescribed courses of study
  • monitoring and assessing the progress of individual students
  • attending to the social, emotional, intellectual and physical wellbeing of students and maintaining acceptable standards of conduct
  • discussing individual progress, courses, academic matters and problems with other professionals, parents and students
  • providing tuition in specialised subjects such as art, music, dance and drama
  • preparing and presenting theoretical and practical subject matter in lectures, tutorials and workshop sessions
  • conducting research and advising on particular areas of the education process, curriculum coordination and design
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