Teacher Aide

Teacher Aides provide assistance to teaching staff in preschools, primary schools and high schools.

A Teacher Aide may be responsible for the care and supervision of children, supporting students with additional learning needs, and preparing the classroom and educational materials. 

The average salary of a Teacher Aide is $65,195 per annum.

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Average salary
$64,195 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Min average salary
$57,142 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Max average salary
$71,249 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 20% more Teacher Aides employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Teacher Aide are:

  • NSW: 20.9%
  • VIC: 19.9%
  • QLD: 29.6%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • Good communication skills
  • Patient in dealing with people
  • Mature and sensible
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Enjoy helping children learn
  • Able to accept direction and supervision

Source: myfuture.gov.au

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