241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
241111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

241111 EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHER

Alternative Title:
Kindergarten Teacher

Plans, organises and conducts activities to help pre-primary school students to develop a wide variety of skills including speech, reading, writing, motor skills and social interaction. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 1
Specialisation:
Preschool Director

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2411 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2411
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2411 EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHERS

EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHERS teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to early childhood (pre-primary) students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
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. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

planning and structuring learning in both indoor and outdoor environments using a variety of materials and equipment to facilitate students' development
providing a variety of experiences and activities to develop motor skills, cooperative social skills, confidence and understanding
promoting language development through story telling, role play, songs, rhymes and informal discussions held individually and within groups
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
discussing students' progress with parents
attending parent interviews, and staff and committee meetings
participating in community and family support programs as appropriate
supervising student teachers on placement

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
836.60