ANZSCO 422111

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Workers

EMPLOYED

2,200

PART-TIME SHARE

52%

FEMALE SHARE

75%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

40

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Workers assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their education, provide feedback to parents or guardians and teachers about students' progress, and liaise with educational bodies, government agencies and committees.

  • Demonstrates, supervises and participates in activities which enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children in schools and preschool centres
  • Prepares indoor and outdoor areas for learning and recreational activities
  • Assists children with intellectual, physical and behavioural difficulties with their academic studies
  • Assists children individually to learn social skills
  • Assists with preparing teaching aids by copying and collating written and printed material
  • Distributes and collects lesson material
  • Provides assistance to small groups of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students
  • Provides home-school liaison and counselling for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their families
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Workers All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 42% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 38 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Workers work in industries like:

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    29.1%

    Victoria

    4.7%

    Queensland

    17.2%

    South Australia

    11.8%

    Tasmania

    1.3%

    Northern Territory

    12.9%

    Australian Capital Territory

    1.1%

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age and Gender Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Workers All Occupations
    Median age 40 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 75% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Workers
    15–19 5.2 3.2
    20–24 9.1 10.5
    25–34 22.7 23.1
    35–44 22.3 22.3
    45–54 20.4 22.3
    55–59 8.8 9.6
    60–64 6.5 5.8
    65 and Over 4.9 3.4

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study).
    Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Note: the sum of the educational attainment categories may not add up to 100% due to the exclusion of non-descriptive categories such as not stated responses.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Workers
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 5.1
    Bachelor degree 23.2 8.2
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 11.0
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 29.8
    Year 12 15.9 18.4
    Year 11 4.0 6.8
    Year 10 and below 9.7 14.5
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