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.
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