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2493 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages teach classes in English to students whose first language is a language other than English.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • assessing the extent of language difficulties in students for whom English is a second language
  • teaching students individually and in small groups out of the regular classroom, and assisting students within normal classroom settings
  • teaching students English language skills using a variety of methods including lecture and visual demonstration
  • providing assistance to other classroom teachers by designing special teaching programs for students with English language difficulties
  • designing and producing teaching materials and adapting existing materials
  • preparing course outlines and goals
  • assigning lessons, correcting homework, and preparing and grading exams
  • analysing, recording and reporting progress to regular classroom teachers, parents and students

Occupation:

  • 249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Alternative Title:

  • English as a Second Language Teacher

Teaches classes in English to students whose first language is a language other than English.

Skill Level: 1