Occupation Profile – Primary School Teacher – (ANZSCO 241213) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

ANZSCO Code241213
Occupations in this Group 241213 Primary School Teacher
DescriptionTeaches and coordinates a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationPrimary School Teacher-Librarian
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
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
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership
Related Occupations 241211 Kaiako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Teacher)
241212 Pouako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Senior 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.