Primary school teachers teach children between the ages of five and thirteen. They create learning experiences and materials to deliver a set curriculum and to support student mental, physical, intellectual and social development. They often lead extracurricular activities such as coaching sports teams or excursions.
Work is onsite at schools located in rural, suburban and urban areas. Work outside of school hours and travel for excursions are common.
Suitable for people with good communication skills and the ability to interact positively with children.
A Bachelor of Education majoring in Primary Education is required.
If you already have a degree in a relevant field, you can complete a Graduate Diploma in Education to qualify.
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Registration with your state or territory education board and a valid a working with children check are required.
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