Teacher - Primary School

Teacher - Primary School

Primary School Teachers teach a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. 

Teacher - Primary School

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,400

Where you could work:

Government schools - Caningeraba SS, Benowa SS

Independent and Catholic Schools - Emmanuel College, Guardian Angels Primary School

Primary School Teachers do the following tasks:

  • teaching literacy, numeracy, social science, creative expression and physical education skills to primary school students
  • 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
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