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$1,122 per week


Private Tutors and Teachers teach students in the practice, theory and performance of subjects, such as art, dance, drama and music, in private training establishments.


  • planning programs of study for individual students and groups
  • preparing and presenting material on the theory of the subject area
  • instructing and demonstrating practical aspects of the subject area
  • assigning problems and exercises relative to students' training needs and talents
  • assessing students and offering advice, criticism and encouragement
  • revising curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction
  • preparing students for examinations, performance and assessments
  • keeping abreast of developments in the subject area by attending professional conferences, seminars and courses, reading current literature, and talking with colleagues
  • may arrange visits and tours to professional exhibitions and performances
  • may organise for exhibitions or performances of students' work.

To become a Private Tutor and Teacher

  • You need a high level of knowledge in your field to work as a Private Tutor or Teacher. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Teaching

  • Tutoring

  • Communication Skills

  • Music

  • Organisational Skills

  • First Aid

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