249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
249311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
494: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

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

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2493 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2493
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2493 TEACHERS OF ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
736.30
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
904.40
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
887.20