ANZSCO code 241411
Secondary School Teacher
Teaches one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school students and promotes students’ social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level 1
Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
- Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)
- Kaiako Kura Tuarua (NZ)
- Secondary School Teacher-Librarian
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 2414: Secondary School Teachers
Teach one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school 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 is required.
- Presenting prescribed curriculum using a range of teaching techniques and materials
- Developing students’ interests, abilities and coordination by way of creative activities
- Guiding discussions and supervising work in class
- Preparing, administering and marking tests, projects and assignments to evaluate students’ progress and recording the results
- Discussing individual progress and problems with students and parents, and seeking advice from Student Counsellors and senior teachers
- Maintaining discipline in classrooms and other school areas
- Participating in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
- Liaising with parent, community and business groups
- Maintaining class and scholastic records
- Performing extra-curricular tasks such as assisting with sport, school concerts, excursions and special interest programs
- Supervising student teachers on placement