Snapshot

Education Aides perform non-teaching duties to assist teaching staff in schools, provide care and supervision for children in preschools, and provide assistance to Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their teachers.
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Education Aides
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
71,700
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$850
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
High
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • demonstrating, supervising and participating in activities which enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children in schools and preschool centres
  • preparing indoor and outdoor areas for learning and recreational activities
  • assisting children with intellectual, physical and behavioural difficulties with their academic studies
  • assisting children individually to learn social skills
  • assisting with preparing teaching aids, and copying and collating written and printed material
  • distributing and collecting lesson material
  • providing assistance to small groups of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students
  • providing home-school liaison and counselling for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their families

Job Titles

  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education Worker
  • Integration Aide
  • Preschool Aide
  • Teachers' Aide

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Education Support

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