Occupation Profile – Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher – (ANZSCO 241111) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

ANZSCO Code241111
Occupations in this Group 241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
241112 Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher)
DescriptionPlans, organises and conducts activities to help pre-primary school students to develop a wide variety of skills including speech, reading, writing, motor skills and social interaction. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitleKindergarten Teacher
SpecialisationPreschool Director
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-planning and structuring learning in both indoor and outdoor environments using a variety of materials and equipment to facilitate students’ development
-providing a variety of experiences and activities to develop motor skills, cooperative social skills, confidence and understanding
-promoting language development through story telling, role play, songs, rhymes and informal discussions held individually and within groups
-observing students to evaluate progress and to detect signs of ill health, emotional disturbance and other disabilities
-observing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students’ progress
-discussing students’ progress with parents
-attending parent interviews, and staff and committee meetings
-participating in community and family support programs as appropriate
-supervising student teachers on placement
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership
Related Occupations 241112 Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher)
State Sponsorship Options Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsOption 1
Completion of at least four full years of study (or part-time equivalent) in higher education (university) in Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States of America resulting in qualification/s comparable to the educational level of an Australian Bachelor degree (Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7) or higher. This study must include a recognised initial teacher education qualification.

Option 2
An Academic version of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Test Report Form (TRF) that shows a score of at least 7.0 for both Reading and Writing; and a score of at least 8.0 for both Speaking and Listening. The IELTS test scores must appear on a single IELTS TRF and be the result of a test undertaken during the 24 month period prior to submitting an application.