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What’s it like to be a Teacher - Primary?
Primary school teachers educate primary school children by planning and
conducting an education programme to develop literacy and numeracy, as well as
the physical, emotional, intellectual and social growth of their students.
Primary school teachers need to continually update their subject knowledge and
teaching methods through private study and professional development
activities. With further training and experience, they may be promoted to a
position of educational leadership, such as primary school principal.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Teacher - Primary earn an average of $1313 per week. The
[average annual salary for this job is $68276 excluding super.]
- enjoy working with children
- creative and organised
- patient in dealing with students of differing abilities
- able to communicate simply and clearly
- prepared to work outside of school hours.
This job also involves:
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Jobs in this group usually require completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree,
or extensive relevant experience. Some jobs also require post-graduate study,
such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master Degree.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ART provide a useful background to
these jobs. In some cases an art-related subject is a pre-requisite for entry
to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of English provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an English-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Teacher - Primary
Primary school teachers may perform the following tasks:
- prepare daily and longer-term lesson plans in accordance with curriculum guidelines
- teach a full range of learning areas, including English (reading, writing, speaking and listening), mathematics, science, technology, society and environment, creative arts, personal development, health and physical education
- develop children’s interests, abilities and coordination using creative activities such as art, music and sport
- use computers to assist with lesson preparation, teaching and reporting
- develop and maintain good working habits and discipline in classrooms
- carry out administrative duties
- supervise students during classes and at other times in the school day, including in the playground during breaks
- attend staff meetings and other training and development sessions
- take part in joint decision-making about educational issues
- assess and evaluate students’ progress in written and oral work
- discuss students’ progress and concerns with parents and administrators
- assist with and organise sporting activities, school concerts and excursions
- prepare for and attend parent-teacher interviews and other functions.
Primary school teachers are usually trained to teach the whole curriculum.
Some undertake further studies to become specialist primary teachers who
develop and teach programmes for students with special needs, rural and
isolated children or children for whom English is a second language. In some
schools, primary school teachers teach languages other than English if they
have the appropriate qualifications, skills and experience.
Teacher Librarian - Primary
A teacher librarian - primary manages the school’s learning resources in
addition to undertaking the duties of a teacher. Teacher librarians play a key
role in teaching cross-curricular skills in information literacy and provide
professional development for other teachers. They help students to seek,
critically evaluate, synthesise and present information using a range of
resources and information technologies. They expose students to a variety of
genres (writing styles) in print and digital formats, and promote the best
quality literature and authors to reflect different cultures and themes.
Teacher librarians ensure the library resource centre is multi-functional and
a focal point for student learning.
Aboriginal Education Teacher (Primary)
An aboriginal education teacher (primary) teaches specially designed
programmes to Indigenous primary school students.