Occupation Profile – Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (NZ) – (ANZSCO 241311) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

ANZSCO Code241311
Occupations in this Group 241311 Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (NZ)
DescriptionTeaches one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to middle school or intermediate school students and promotes students’ social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-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
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership
Related Occupations None
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.