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